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Weekend Library Supervisor (Part-time)

Wartburg College

  • Location: Waverly, IA
  • Post Date: 12/14/2018
  • Job Type: PART TIME
  • Job Level: Experienced



Title of Position – Weekend Library Supervisor (Part-time)

Preparation Date: December 14, 2018


Function of Position:

Provides supervision of library operations and library student employees during Saturday afternoon and Sunday evening hours (total of 10 hours/week). Other duties include checking that the library is properly opened/closed on the weekend as well as ensuring the safety and security of the facility and the library’s occupants.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

1.    Serves as Saturday and Sunday evening library operations supervisor.

a.    Assures that the library is properly opened and closed during weekend hours.

b.    Maintains the security and safety of the building and its occupants according to library policies and procedures.

c.    Communicates with Security Office regarding any emergencies, mishaps, or hazardous situations that may arise.

d.    Oversees the work of student Circulation Assistants and student Managers.

e.    Assists with services such as reference questions, reserve items, stack maintenance, and other circulation duties as time and training permit, making appropriate referrals to librarians or other full-time staff when necessary.

2.    Other duties.

a.    Works with patron records and maintains confidentiality per library policies.

b.    May assist with library operations during times of peak activity or staff shortages, as scheduling permits.

c.    Participates in periodic staff meetings and development/training activities, as scheduling permits.


While under the direct supervision of the Library Director, this staff member works closely with the Library’s Circulation Supervisor to independently to carry out his/her responsibilities, following defined policies and procedures for best practices in library service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree (or equivalent); experience working in a library, office, or educational environment; strong written, verbal, interpersonal, and time-management skills. Ability to supervise student employees, work collaboratively, and maintain productive working relationships with students, library staff, and other college employees. Good computer skills and ability to learn library-specific software. Able to lift, shelve, and retrieve library materials and push a loaded book cart.


Application Procedure:

Send a letter of interest, including a statement regarding qualities you offer within the context of the Wartburg College mission, resume, and contact information for three references electronically to: hr@wartburg.edu. See www.wartburg.edu for further information about the college. Screening begins immediately and continues until position is filled.


WARTBURG COLLEGE is a selective liberal arts college of the ELCA, nationally recognized for community engagement. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution, Wartburg College actively seeks applications from women and members of ethnic and minority groups.

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