Library Assistant IV/Circulation Manager

Mercer University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Title

Library Assistant IV/Circulation Manager


Tarver Library


General University

Vacancy Number


Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type


Job Category


Hours Per Week



The Circulation Manager provides front line management of circulation services and supervision of staff in a team-based environment by coordinating the provision of excellent circulation services to all library users, working under indirect supervision of the Director. This individual oversees management and supervision of Circulation and Reserve services, including operation and manipulation of automated circulation functions and liaison with Systems staff; patron assistance, collection of fines and other monies, shelving materials, training and supervision of student assistants, and monitoring patrons and building security. This person prepares routine reports, gathers statistics, and completes other projects as needed and recommends, documents, and communicates library policies and procedures. As a manager, this person works collaboratively with a counterpart on the Atlanta campus and is expected to take initiative on solving problems and using their own judgment and knowledge.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and at least two years of directly related library experience OR an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience, with at least two years of library experience, are required. In addition, previous work experience in a technology rich environment is essential.

The successful candidate must have analytical and writing skills for reviewing data, writing reports, establishing plans, and implementing projects. Must have advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite software to effectively produce reports and documents. Must have the ability to supervise and provide effective leadership in a team environment that encourages collegiality, excellent public service, and staff development. Additionally, the successful candidate must be able to perform all circulation desk functions and have the ability to provide effective training for others in those duties.

Candidates must have the ability to move boxes and materials up to 30 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation and have the ability to lift up to 20 lbs. overhead with or without reasonable accommodation.

This position may work some evenings and weekends as part of the schedule rotation.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have at least two years of directly related library experience?
2. Do you have the ability to move boxes and materials up to 30 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation AND have the ability to lift up to 20 lbs. overhead with or without reasonable accommodation?
3. Please describe any prior supervisory experience.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.


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