Circulation Supervisor

Pfeiffer Library
$11.35-$16 per hour


Tiffin University



  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Current library/information science master’s students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.


  • Prior library and/or supervisory experience is preferred.


  • A positive attitude with excellent customer service skills is required.
  • A careful attention to detail and a passion for student success is required.
  • Ability to sit and or stand periodically for long periods. Ability to push carts up to 30 lbs. Ability to lift and place books onto a shelf.


Under the supervision of the Director of Pfeiffer Library, the Circulation Supervisor contributes to student success through library services such as circulation and collection management. The supervisor manages all circulation and interlibrary loan activity as well as the hiring, training, and managing the library’s student workforce. The ability to anticipate needs, think creatively, and produce quality results with many
interruptions is essential to success in the position. There may be opportunities to learn more advanced library functions such as cataloging or archival description. The hours are flexible, but some nights and weekends may be required.
The Circulation Supervisor is a part-time staff position offering up to 20 hours of work per week that is responsible for the following duties:
  • Helps lead user-centered public service operations on-campus in reference, circulation, and interlibrary loan.
  • Hires and supervises library student employees including training and scheduling.
  • Assists with maintenance, arrangement, cataloging, and inventory of materials collections and equipment as required; prepares new materials for shelving.
  • Assists with the organization and operation of circulation and inventory activities/projects. Maintains records of circulation activities.
  • Searches, monitors, and creates requests and reports on all interlibrary loan transactions. Maintains records of ILL activity.
  • Processes and manages course reserve items including outreach partnership materials.
  • Updates records of holdings, title changes, and frequencies of periodicals, journals, and monographs. 
  • Claims missing, lost and not-received periodicals, journals, and newspapers.
  • Communicates computer, technological, and system problems in the library’s space.
  • Represents Pfeiffer Library at various institutional, consortia, and professional events or committees.
  • Contributes to the overall goals of the Pfeiffer Library and Tiffin University.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Contact Information: 

A letter of interest and a resume can be sent to

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