|Monday, April 18, 2011|
|Description:||This position is the lead for all Access Services staff (though not the direct supervisor of other unit heads). Circulation Services is the most heavily used service unit in the Access Services Department in Shields Library. The Head of Circulation Services has broad responsibility for ensuring that the circulation staff provides effective and positive public service. Acts as the lead and direct support for the AUL. Responsibilities will include scheduling department-wide meetings, managing projects, gathering statistics, preparing proposals, processes and procedures. This position also supervises the General Library Mail Services supervisor, and General Library Security Guards who work in both Shields and the Physical Sciences Library, ensuring patron safety, assisting in emergency situations and in closing both facilities. |
Public service work experience in a large, busy academic library or similar library setting.
Experience writing departmental policies and documenting decisions.
Skills to exercise independent judgment to make appropriate decisions, solve problems, and exercise flexibility and creativity in adapting routines and coordinating with other units to consistently apply policy.
Organizational skills to work independently, establish priorities, and organize fluctuating work loads for self and staff.
Skills to analyze policies and procedures, determine staffing, equipment and space needs; develop and interpret data, and prepare reports.
Management experience and supervisory skills to select, train, motivate, counsel/discipline and evaluate a diverse work force that provides positive and responsive service in a high pressure environment.
Interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of people, including students, academic and non-academic staff, and the public.
Oral and written communication skills to provide clear and concise information, prepare reports, correspondence, update manuals, and performance appraisals.
Knowledge of monographic and serial bibliographic records to apply computer codes, interpret records, and perform bibliographic searches.
Experience using an integrated library system, internet, email, word processing and spreadsheet software.
Experience working daily with exceptionally heavy person-to-person contact.
Experience following and/or working with library practices, lending code, business contracts and manuals.
For full consideration apply for this job by 4/22/11.
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