Advertised Summary Job Description: Columbia University Libraries seek a motivated, collaborative and creative Evening & Weekend Access Supervisor for the Science, Engineering & Social Science Libraries Division. Reporting to the Head, Operations, the incumbent supervises access services activities on nights and weekends across the division's seven library locations (Business & Economics Library, Geology Library, Journalism Library, Lehman Social Sciences Library, Mathematics Library, Science & Engineering Library, and Social Work Library), provides backup for evening/weekend support staff, directs student assistants, and oversees opening and closing of library spaces. Additional responsibilities include coordination and planning of request fulfillment workflows, support for division reserves processing, and taking a lead role in the division's data collection efforts around access services activities. The Evening & Weekend Access Supervisor position is a great opportunity for a service oriented person who is interested in becoming part of a highly collaborative supervisory team focused on providing excellent library services and spaces to Columbia's diverse communities of users. The incumbent will also be expected to perform other duties as assigned.
Schedule: Thursday: 2pm to 10pm Friday: 1pm to 9pm Saturday: 10am to 6pm Sunday: 2pm to 10pm Monday: 2pm to 10pm
Schedule varies during the summer and at other times as operational demands require.
As one of the world's leading research universities, Columbia University in the City of New York provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a dynamic multicultural intellectual community. The Columbia University Libraries comprises a diverse, collegial and engaged staff committed to furthering the University's teaching and research mission through innovation, leadership, collaboration and professionalism.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strongly encourages individuals of all backgrounds and cultures to consider this position.
General Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, and minimum of 2 years of related experience required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Experience with Windows operating system and Microsoft Office Suite. - Demonstrated independent thinking and ability to work well on a team. - Commitment to supporting and working in a culturally diverse and collegial environment. - Experience working in a public/customer service environment. - Excellent organizational skills. - Excellent attention to detail. - Ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently. - Ability to push, pull, and lift up to 40 lbs.
Preferred Qualifications: - Previous relevant library experience. - Supervisory experience. - Affinity for learning and working with emerging technologies. - Demonstrated project management experience.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_167589
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.