Circulation Supervisor - SUNY Old Westbury

Posted on February 15, 2019


The SUNY Old Westbury Library seeks to hire a temporary part-time evening and weekend Circulation Supervisor. This part-time position will report to the Library Director.

Work Schedule: Saturday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Sunday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm Monday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Tuesday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Wednesday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm Thursday: Off Friday: Off

Note: Summer and holiday schedule will change and may include earlier or later shift and one weekend day off.



Supervise the Circulation services and desk operations.

Coordinates shelving and stacks management.

Manage Reserves and Circulation.

Train and supervise student workers.

Help coordinate service schedules to maximize use of student workers.

Assist in planning and implementation of ongoing training of student workers.

Assist with workflows as needed, including reserves processing, ILL processing, retrieval, shelving, and resolving service issues.

Assist with quality control of services, workflows, and efficiency in Circulation.

Provide advanced-level assistance on patron account issues as needed.

Collaborate with the Library Director on service coverage, process improvements, workflow analysis, and service improvements.

Assist with data collection and assessment.

Other duties as assigned.

Job Specific Skills:

Good supervisory and management skills.

Knowledge of library systems and applications.

Experience working with office software and tools.

Strong skills in public or customer service and efficient service.

Good skills in understanding, analyzing, and solving problems related to library service and operations.

Creativity, flexibility and ability to adapt to change.

Good verbal, written and communication skills.


Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience;

A minimum of six (6) months of lead and/or supervisory experience, preferably in a public services or customer service environment;

Experience working with different technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree;

One (1) year experience in a library, public or an academic setting;

Supervisory experience in a library setting.


Salary Grade: SL2 / Negotiating Unit: UUP


Old Westbury, NY, Nassau County USA


To Apply

Only applications submitted online will be considered. A resume, cover letter and contact information (to include name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references should be submitted online at:

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About SUNY College at Old Westbury:

SUNY Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

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