Mann Library is seeking a part-time Evening Supervisor & Stacks Coordinator. Cornell University's Albert R. Mann Library offers one of the country's best library collections in agriculture, life sciences and human ecology, extensive computing facilities, a broad suite of digital media technology, tools for GIS, hands-on workshops, customized reference consultations and a range of other services.
Under the direction of the Access Services & ILL Manager, the Evening Supervisor & Stacks Coordinator is responsible for the overall operation, safety, and security of Mann Library during some evening and weekend hours for the Fall & Spring semesters. Assumes responsibility for all circulation, reserves, poster printing, and collection maintenance functions during evening and weekend hours.
Responsible for closing and securing Mann Library Sunday - Wednesday. Performs duties without supervisory assistance during a substantial portion of the workweek. Exercises considerable judgment and initiative in making decisions, facilitating appropriate referrals, and determining follow-up action. Resolves complex problems and routinely contributes to policy decisions and determining operating procedures for the unit.
Assists with training, scheduling, and evaluating student employees at the combined service desk. Consistently interprets and communicates library policy and borrowing privileges, takes fines and secures monies from the cash register each evening.
Helps provide support for the library's conference/meeting rooms, classrooms, and collaborative areas by providing basic technical support for computing, printing, and AV equipment.
Provides basic reference services to patrons after hours at the service desk, including assisting users in searching public access bibliographic, numeric, and full-text databases. Make referrals to Reference staff as appropriate.
Shares responsibility for managing the functions of Mann's stacks maintenance activities. Conceptualizes spatial problems and plans, organizes, and supervises major shifts/moves/withdrawals of the Mann Library collection, working with other CUL staff as necessary, including Mann Collection Development department and Library Technical Services.
The person in this role will have:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training.
1-2 years relevant experience.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced, technologically advanced environment.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse population.
Attention to detail, knowledge of computers, library systems, and the research process.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service.
Ability to analyze problems and make independent appropriate judgement.
Preferably, they will have:
Previous experience working in libraries and supervising student employees. Experience with Voyager or another ILS. Familiarity with large-format printers.
This is a part-time, 20 hours/week, benefits-eligible position. Weekly schedule during the academic year is Sunday 5:30pm - 12:30am, Monday - Wednesday, 6:30 pm to 12:30 am.
No Visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.
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