Posting DetailsPosition Number: 102740
Title: Library Services Supervisor Functional Title: Library Services Supervisor (Evening Supervisor) Category Status: 20-Nonexempt,Regular Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1.000 Unit: LIBR-Libraries Hiring Range Minimum: 47951 Hiring Range Maximum: 57541.2 Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
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Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
Under the direction of the Manager of Library Services, performs daily operations of the Library Services unit in McKeldin Library, including the first floor Library Services Desk, library opening and closing procedures, maintenance and troubleshooting of public computers and equipment (e.g., scanners, copiers, and printers), and related functions. Provides public service to library users and other library staff members at the Library Services Desk, including communicating library policies and procedures. Provides guidance and instruction to other library staff and functional supervision to student assistants as needed. Provides leadership in managing safety and security responsibilities for McKeldin Library evenings and weekends.
Under the direction of the Manager for Logistics & Periodicals, performs daily operations of the Logistics and Periodicals unit in McKeldin Library, including ensuring accurate and timely completion of receiving and shipping tasks, processing and maintenance of periodical and microform collections, maintenance of records in the integrated library system, and providing customer service relating to these tasks in person, over the phone, and online. Collects relevant statistics. Primarily works Sunday-Thursday afternoons and evenings until close (generally 2:45 PM to 11:15 pm—adjusted when the library closes early such as winter/summer terms, spring break, and intersessions), though daytime shifts may be required.
Due to the nature of the academic calendar, annual leave cannot be used during the two weeks at the start and the two weeks at the end of the fall and spring semesters. This covers the critical periods at opening of each semester, reading day, and final exams. These periods are when we experience our highest volume and are most likely to have student worker shortages. Additionally, as this is the primary L&P student supervisor and to facilitate student hiring, annual leave cannot be used during the two weeks before the beginning of each fall and spring semester. Emergencies or other exceptional circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis.
Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: Three years of experience directly related to the primary duties of the position with at least one year in a lead or supervisory capacity.
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
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Must be legally eligible to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor an individual's employment.
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Posting Date: 05/12/2023 Closing Date: 05/29/2023 Open Until Filled No Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.Applicant Documents
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