Evening/Weekend Supervisor — Stony Brook University Libraries

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Evening/Weekend Supervisor

Required Qualifications: (as evidenced by an attached resume)

Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, 4+ years of working experience plus college level courses are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years of prior work experience. Experience supervising staff and/or student employees. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Demonstrated facility with library technology, including library integrated management systems and discovery platforms, statistics and scheduling software tools, and office productivity software.

Brief Description of Duties:

This position is part of a team of employees who, under the direction of the Head of Evening Weekend Services, provide oversight of library locations during evening and weekend operations. The Evening/Weekend Supervisor provides service at assigned library locations, checks in/out library material, and responds to inquiries in person, over the phone, and online. The Evening/Weekend Supervisor also assists with retrieval and shelving of library materials and stacks maintenance. This position assists with supervising student employees and acts as a liaison between the evening/weekend staff and the daytime staff as well as with facilities and UPD to ensure clean, safe spaces for patrons.


• Assist in overseeing operations in assigned areas, including service desk coverage, student supervision and responding to patron inquiries evening and weekends. Coverage of the Library Services Desk including circulation of library materials, processing of resource sharing and reserve requests, and answering library user questions in person and by phone while referring more complex reference questions to Reference staff. Assist with all aspects of Circulation Services. Assist patrons at the public computers. Knowledge of Access Services policies. Maintain appropriate statistics using library services platform (LSP), gate counts, and other methods. May supervise a library aide.
• Assist with the supervision of student employees, including training, scheduling, assigning and reviewing tasks, coordinating with other staff on performance assessment and monitoring work-study balance.
• Assist with processing of resource sharing requests, including assigning requests to appropriate queues and responding to questions about request status. Retrieving, scanning, and preparing material for delivery. Requires knowledge of resource sharing policies and ability to use specialized software such as Alma, ILLiad, course management system, and scanning software and tools.
• Respond to queries about library services and provide basic reference support at service desk, on phone, and online. Full working knowledge of the library services platform, including all functions in regards to patron files, processing of holds and receipt of library fine or fee payments, and knowledge of library resources. . Facilitate the response to library maintenance issues and referral to proper personnel.
• Participates in and facilitates stacks maintenance and delivery operations for Access User Services. Under the direction of the Head of Access Services. Coordinates and participates in the daily operations in support of stacks maintenance and delivery functions. Assigns and monitors the daily work of shelving and delivery. Establish procedures and train employees and student employees. Possess knowledge of stacks maintenance best practices and vision of delivery of services in Access & User Services. Maintain appropriate statistics regularly and meet benchmarks for area.
• Maintains technical competency and skills through professional development opportunities.
• Participate in department and University-wide committees, events and professional organizations.
• 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.

Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such may be required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are canceled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

Evening and weekend work will be required at times.

In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.

Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Application letter explaining your qualifications, relevant experience, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Resume/Curriculum vitae.

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Job Number: 2204443
Official Job Title: Instructional Support Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Library
Schedule: Part-time
Shift :Evening Shift Shift Hours: Friday – 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Saturday – 3:45 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Sunday – 4:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Posting Start Date: Dec 5, 2022
Posting End Date: Jan 4, 2023, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: $22,000 – $24,000 plus $3,026 location pay.
Appointment Type: Temporary
Salary Grade: SL2