Job is Expired Evening & Weekend Assistant Circulation Supervisor

University of Colorado Boulder Libraries / Boulder

Job deadline Apply by March 26th, 2018   Job salary $2,765.00 per month   Job type of library Academic   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

CU Boulder Libraries welcomes applications for an Evening & Weekend Assistant Circulation Supervisor to assist with supervision and training of branch student employees during evening and weekend hours. This role will respond to patron queries in person and on the phone as well as via department email to resolve patron difficulties, provide circulation and general basic reference services to patrons, and to serve as liaison between branch and libraries Security during evening and weekend hours.


What your key responsibilities will be:

Patron Services

  • Provide resource access, general reference, and information services to patrons through the use of library systems and other available resources.
  • Monitor and evaluate current services, procedures, practices and documentation for improvement.
  • Assists patrons with access to library resources through account registrations. Responds to patron questions and difficulties regarding missing, damaged, claimed returned or overdue materials.
  • Initiates solutions to patron difficulties. Explains Libraries policies regarding overdue fines, billing fees, replacement fees, and replacement policies, and provides options to resolve difficulties.

Materials Processing and Handling

  • Assist Collection Specialist with materials processing and handling through appropriate routing of returned or requested materials to sorting areas for re-shelving, branch library delivery/receiving sorting area, external lenders sorting areas, or preservation assessment as needed.]
  • Maintains holdshelves, reserve collection, CD/DVD collection as needed.

Service Point and Security Liaison

  • Serves as contact person for branch libraries for access questions and difficulties during evening/weekend hours.
  • Coordinates with Libraries Security staff in providing support for security for library facilities during evening/weekend hours.

Project Support

  • Assisting with space and user experience data collection, weeding projects, special events, student trainings, space maintenance, and other projects identified in collaboration with the position supervisor.

What you should know:

  • We will be filling two positions, one in our L.H. Gemmill Engineering, Math, and Physics Library and one in our William M. White Business Library, at the rank of Library Tech I.
  • This position will work Sunday through Thursday from 2:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M. during the academic year.
  • Summer and Holiday hours may vary based on Library hours.

What we can offer:

The anticipated starting salary for this position is $2,765 per month.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass.  The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment.  Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be supportive. Be engaged. Be collaborative. Be Boulder.

Description of Community

As the flagship University of a multi-campus system in the State of Colorado, CU Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country.  As one of 34 U.S. public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU)—and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region—we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies.

CU Boulder has blossomed in size and quality since we opened our doors in 1877—attracting superb faculty, staff, and students and building strong programs in the sciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music, and many other disciplines.

Today, with our sights set on becoming the standard for the great comprehensive public research universities of the new century, we strive to serve the people of Colorado and to engage with the world through excellence in our teaching, research, creative work, and service.  The University Libraries faculty and staff are diverse, talented, and passionate people who share this vision and mission.  Librarians participate at all levels of the campus and hold full faculty status and rank.  The Libraries, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, holds the largest collection in the Rocky Mountain region with over 12 million books, periodicals, government publications, audiovisual materials, microforms, maps, manuscripts, papers and computer-based resources. The Libraries faculty and staff collaborate internally, with colleagues beyond the campus, and with our clients to advance information literacy, intellectual freedom, lifelong learning, the disciplinary growth of information, and the amplification of knowledge.

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - 1
Professional - -
Library 1 -

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience


What we require:

  • Must be a resident of Colorado to be considered for this.
  • One year of experience in an occupational field related to the work assigned to the position. Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

What you will need:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Highly personable and customer service-oriented approach.

What we’d like you to have:

  • Six months of supervisory experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Familiarity with the Library of Congress Classification system.
  • Experience with Circulation Software and/or an Integrated Library System.

Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.

Application Requirements

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply by March 26, 2018.

Apply Here:

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at cucareershelp@cu.eduAll other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please submit the following materials to this posting at

  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 

Please combine materials into one document and upload as titled: Last-First-12895. 
Please do not upload references at this time.

HR Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources 

Posting Contact Email: 


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Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

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Salary Wage Calculator $2,765.00 per month

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Date Posted

March 20th, 2018

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