Evening & Weekend Circulation Supervisor/Art History and Classics Library Supervisor, Library(6286U) 27442
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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: August 20, 2019
Departmental Overview The Arts & Humanities Division (AHD) comprises several locations within Doe Library including the Art History/Classics Library, South and South East Asia Library, Graduate Services, and Morrison Library, as well as the separate Hargrove Music Library. AHD supports research and study in the visual and performing arts, humanities, languages, literatures, music, and area studies.
Responsibilities This position has two main components. The first is to provide evening and weekend supervision for student library employees in all units of the Arts & Humanities Division. This includes support with troubleshooting, emergency situations, or other issues that arise. This position will be responsible for the security of all AHD units during evenings and weekends. The second component is to supervise the staffing and collections for the Art History/Classics Library. This position manages the circulation operations of the Art History/Classics Library including hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising part-time circulation student employees and performs technical processing work for the Art History/Classics library monographs, serials, binding, and other materials.
Customer service experience and commitment to high quality public service.
Supervisory experience, including hiring, training, scheduling, and/or performance management.
Ability to apply a broad range of policies, procedures and local practices.
Ability to complete detailed work accurately and complete projects on time
Ability to work independently and with others, including across organizational lines.
Competency with standard office software and equipment (such as Google Sheets or Excel equivalent)
Excellent written and oral communication skills to communicate effectively with people of various backgrounds.
Experience working in a library, academic library.
Experience supervising student employees.
Demonstrated ability to display a calm demeanor when assisting users or employees and/or while under pressure to meet deadlines.
Experience working with an integrated library system such as Millennium.
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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