Supervises the operation of circulation/reserve services at Burling and Kistle libraries in the evening; oversees building security, users and contents of the libraries. In addition to all circulation tasks, circulation supervisor is responsible for multiple functions including print and electronic reserves; contributes to project management, administrative support, student employment and supervision. Manages the library’s collection of government documents materials in a variety of formats, including electronic, CD, microfiche, and paper through the entire life cycle: receiving, processing, maintaining, and withdrawing. Supervising students, collaborating with colleagues and handling physical materials requires physical presence at work. Does all work keeping the potential users of library services and the mission of the college and the libraries in mind.
A bachelor’s degree with at least three years’ experience. Demonstrated ability to learn and use complex computer systems; familiarity with library technologies; proficiency in use of web-based databases and Microsoft Office products, evidence of superior organizational abilities and meticulous and continuous attention to detail; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience with project management and supervision; self-motivation and ability to work unsupervised; ability to be effective and inclusive in working with a diverse campus community; a preference for working in a collaborative environment.
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Since its founding in 1846, Grinnell has become one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges, enrolling 1,700 students from all 50 states and from as many international countries. Grinnell's rigorous academic program emphasizes excellence in education for students in the liberal arts; the college offers the B.A. degree in a range of departments across the humanities, arts, sciences, and social studies. Grinnell has a strong tradition of social responsibility and action, and self-governance and personal responsibility are key components of campus life. More information about Grinnell College is available at www.grinnell.edu.