Overnight Supervisor (Part-Time) – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY

Required Qualifications

(As evidenced by an attached resume)

Bachelor’s Degree. In lieu of degree, four [4] years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four [4] full-time years may be considered. Proficient, professional experience in word processing, spreadsheet management, electronic messaging and internet applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Apps, etc…).

Preferred Qualifications

Library experience, preferably academic. Previous security related experience. Customer service experience. Experience dealing with College or University student populations.

Brief Description of Duties

The Overnight Supervisor will be part of a team of employees responsible for managing the Library Central Reading Room. The incumbent will be expected to resolve patron, security and emergency issues/situations/problems that occur during overnight hours. Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Work under the direction of the Overnight Manager and may supervise student assistants. Ensure that the Library operation functions smoothly and that library patrons are safe and sound. Work closely with evening/weekend and day shift staff.
  • Respond to patron inquiries at the service desk, including library service and basic reference questions. Use general library reference tools to refer inquiries thru email to proper subject specialist for answer. Provide quality customer service to patrons.
  • Patrol all public service areas regularly and handle patron issues appropriately. Communicate through appropriate channels about facilities, online systems, and patron issues.
  • Assist with special projects related to Access Services.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.

Special Notes

This is a part time appointment. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. **Flexibility in work hours is required to accommodate the Library’s operational needs and changes in Library hours during summer and intersession.

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Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

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Official Job Title: Instructional Support Associate

Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)

Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook

Department/Hiring Area: Stony Brook University Library-Stony Brook University

Schedule: Part-time Night Shift Part-time Night Shift: 12:00 am – 8 a.m. (days and hours vary). Flexibility in work hours required to accommodate the Library’s operational needs and changes in Library hours during summer and intersession. Pass Days: Variable

Posting Start Date: Jan 9, 2018

Posting End Date: Jan 23, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Salary: $42,000 – $50,000/Ann@1.0FTE CWE

Salary Grade: SL2

Appointment Type:Temporary

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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