Circulation Supervisor - The New York Society Library

Posted on January 18, 2019


The Library is seeking a Circulation Supervisor. The position reports to the Head of Circulation. This is a full-time position with the following schedule: Wednesdays and Thursdays 12-8, Fridays 9-5, and weekends 11-5.


Responsibilities include:

• Managing the activities of Circulation staff during evening and weekend hours

• Overseeing Library opening and closing procedures

• Assisting patrons and adjudicating conflicts

• Providing reference services

• Performing all Circulation Desk duties including but not limited to checking out and renewing Library materials, placing holds, collecting fines and fees; responding to patron requests

• Performing other duties as required

• Maintain compliance with all Library policies and procedures


The successful candidate will have:

• Two or more years of supervisory experience

• Two or more years of professional library experience

• ALA-accredited Masters of Library Science degree (preferred)

• Experience with integrated library systems (preferably Sierra), reference and public services

• Excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, computer proficiency, a commitment to providing superior service and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a busy environment

• Excellent teamwork, project management, and conflict resolution skills


New York, NY


To Apply

The New York Society Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Potential candidates should email a cover letter, resume and the names of three (3) references with contact information to: Mia D’Avanza at [email protected] with “Circulation Supervisor” in the subject head.

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