Academic Library non-exempt staff position

Evening Services Supervisor

Cincinnati, Ohio
Xavier University Library
Sunday-Thursday, 2pm-10pm Hours vary during breaks, holidays, and summer

Xavier University Library seeks an energetic individual to fill the position of Evening Services Supervisor. This person serves as part of the Access Services team and supervises evening circulation activities at the Connection Center in the Conaton Learning Commons. Responsibilities include student employee supervision, course reserves, inter-library loan, patron issue resolution, basic reference services, and oversight of the Conaton Learning Commons and McDonald Library buildings during evening hours. We welcome candidates who thrive in a workplace where diverse backgrounds and perspectives are encouraged and embraced. Candidates must be able to engage diverse groups of students in learning opportunities. Typical work hours are Sunday – Thursday, 2pm – 10pm; hours will vary during breaks, holidays, and summer.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Assist patrons with circulation of library materials, issue resolution, and implementation of circulation and building policies
  • Supervise student employees during evening hours, including tasks and workflow
  • Assist circulation supervisor with hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, and disciplining student employees
  • Assist patrons with basic research questions in the absence of a professional librarian
  • Maintain hold shelf for Xavier, OhioLINK, and inter-library loan materials, and distribute patron notices
  • Run and troubleshoot weekly OhioLINK reports
  • Order inter-library loan requests and processes electronic files received
  • Create and maintain print and media course reserves on a semester basis, including facilitating materials requests and communicating with faculty
  • Provide assistance to library staff and patrons with building events and activities
  • Maintain safety of and access to Conaton Learning Commons and McDonald Library buildings during evening hours, including communication with Campus Safety and Security

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 1 – 3 years library experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact with diverse population of users
  • Ability to explain and enforce library and building policies
  • Ability to create a supportive and effective work environment for student employees
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working independently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in library circulation services
  • Experience in an academic library
  • Experience with Innovative Sierra library system
  • Experience with Tipasa interlibrary loan system
  • Supervisory experience
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To ensure consideration for this position, interested/qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references on Xavier University's website no later than February 20, 2020.

February 21, 2020