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Circulation Supervisor, Night and Weekend

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Library & Information Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
Employment Type
Part Time
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About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:


McKillop Library seeks highly reliable and service-oriented candidates for the position of Circulation Supervisor, Night and Weekend. The incumbent will provide exemplary service to library patrons while supporting their access to information, resources and materials. The Circulation Supervisor, Night and Weekend will provide circulation, interlibrary loan, and limited reference service, working closely with the circulation team to set and implement library policies.

  • Oversees evening and weekend library circulation desk operations, opening, closing, handling emergency situations and maintaining library equipment.
  • Coordinates circulation desk student coverage gaps due to illness, vacations or other absences. Serves as primary contact for desk operations (including answering phones and departmental emails) during evenings.
  • Supports provision of interlibrary loan services.
  • In collaboration with the public services team, assesses current services and identifies improvements by analyzing user data and national academic library trends.
  • Assists with collection maintenance projects i.e.: shelving, shifting, pulling books, etc.
  • Ability to work weekend and evening hours required. Adjustment of regular schedule may be required during the semester.

May provide limited research service when library's research librarians are not available.

  • High school diploma required.
  • Prompt, accountable and reliable.
  • Demonstrated strong "people skills," including a positive, friendly, approachable and service-oriented demeanor.
  • Strong commitment to providing excellent and inclusive services to a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and community members.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, with a focus on high-touch patron service.
  • Previous experience with computers and proficiency in MS Office programs required.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and supervisory skills required.
  • Must be able to lift and carry at least twenty (20) pounds.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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