Supervisor, Library Operations - Drexel Legal Research Center - Philadelphia

  • 20 Jul 2022 11:20 AM
    Message # 12855105
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    About Drexel

    Located in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Drexel University is a world-class, comprehensive R1 research institution and a global leader in experiential education. Serving as the cornerstone of experiential learning at Drexel, our renowned cooperative education program, also known as co-op, enables students to gain up to 18 months of work experience and build an impressive résumé before they graduate that will set them apart from their peers. For more than 100 years, Drexel co-op has positioned students to learn directly from the experts and visionaries shaping the professional world. Our program partners with more than 1,700 employers from around the globe, ranging from Fortune 500 companies and emerging startups to innovative nonprofits and government agencies.  

    In addition, Drexel has committed to becoming the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics. Drexel supports engagement along three dimensions: research and academic programs that directly benefit communities, public service by students, faculty and staff, and business practices that support equitable local and regional economic development. Drexel’s engagement is long-term and multigenerational, and is fundamental to the University’s mission, heritage, and future.

    Job Summary

    This position reports to the Head of Library Operations.  This position will assist across all Library Operations Department functions. There is a lot of flexibility on additional job duties and we will work with the employee to give them the diversity of experience needed to move up in the library field, if so desired.  This job requires that the employee work primarily on-site.

    HOURS: typically Sunday 12pm-6; Monday through Thursday 11am – 8pm; however, hours may change depending on need, staffing, and academic term. Significant notice of an hours change will typically be given. 

    Essential Functions

    Manage routine Library Assistance Desk functions (with other Supervisor, Library Operations) under direction of the Head, Library Operations, including setting policies, managing student employees (including hiring, firing, training, scheduling, and oversight)

    Perform routine collection maintenance functions such as deaccessioning materials, shelf maintenance, materials processing, copy cataloging and preparing materials for original cataloging, filing, and other tasks as assigned by the Head, Library Operations

    Serve as backup for interlibrary loan

    Backup for other departmental responsibilities/individual projects

    Required Qualifications

    Associate’s Degree, no experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    •   Associate degree or two years of college equivalent or equivalent library work experience (Applicants enrolled in Library Science program are encouraged to apply); 

    •   Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and customer service;

    •   Strong and effective communications skills;

    •   Able to work effectively within a diverse team environment in a dynamic work setting

    •   Customer service oriented

    •   This job requires shelving and processing books and other materials.

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