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Evening Access Services Supervisor

Employer
Curry College
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 22, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Librarians & Library Administration
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.

The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing our legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.

Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do.

Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.

 

Job Description:

The Evening Access Services Supervisor performs duties in three areas essential to the Levin Library: safety, supervision, and operations. Working primarily with student workers in an oversight role, this person will be depended upon to provide leadership and training to a diverse team.  Additionally, they will also play an important role operationally, engaging in work such as interlibrary-loan fulfillment, reserves collection management, and the development of student training materials.  The Evening Access Services Supervisor will also help provide technology assistance during a time when such support is limited on campus, particularly academic technology used at Curry College such as Canvas[EKG1] , and others.  As the evening hours bring many Continuing Education (CE) students to the Library, this person will also regularly liaise with the CE department to better understand their evolving needs, as well as aid in the development of our services in relation to this student population.

Essential Functions:

1. Safety:

  • Liaises with Public Safety regarding evening security.  The presence of the Evening Access Services Supervisor is essential in ensuring students are not operating the library alone;
  • Enforces library policies and procedures and the appropriate use of Levin Library spaces. Resolves any problems and questions in this regard.  

2. Supervisory Oversight:

  • Assists the Circulation Manager to develop and administer training for student employees;
  • Assigns and monitors work for student employees; oversees schedule updates/corrections as needed;
  • Assists with collection maintenance and access support (print and electronic); and supervision of stack maintenance projects, such as shelf reading, inventory, and shifts.

3. Operational:

  • Provides informational assistance and acts as a resource to students, staff, and faculty;
  • Assists with interlibrary-loan fulfillment;
  • Provides evening technical assistance when support may be limited, particularly with software used by Curry students such as Canvas, the MyCurry Portal, Curry print management software, and more;
  • Processes and maintains library reserves and communicates with faculty about reserves as needed;
  • Instructs and assists students and faculty in the use of library equipment:  computers, online systems, printers, photocopiers, etc;
  • Acts as a point of contact to the Continuing Education department in order to better understand the populations evolving library needs.  Assists librarians in the development of services and programming to better serve CE students and faculty;
  • Provides light reference assistance;
  • Manages the electronic course syllabi file on the college network;
  • Participates, as appropriate, in scheduled library programming, assisting with visiting tour groups, and other events when requested;
  • Collects usage data as requested;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Functions:

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director.

 

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • A minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a variety of individuals.
  • Demonstrable computing, and troubleshooting skills and efficiency utilizing complex computing applications on the systems and programs of the College's choice; currently by way of example, Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Strong commitment to customer service.
  • Collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with attention to detail.
  • Ability to push library cart filled with books and other materials.
  • Ability to follow-up, follow-through, multi-task, set priorities and adhere to deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with a variety of library and academic systems, databases, resources, a plus.

 

Experience with interlibrary loan service systems and functions a plus.

 

Additional Information:

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.king@curry.edu, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.

 

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • a cover letter;
  • a resume; and;
  • a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.

 


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