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Friday, December 17, 2010

P/T - Evening/Weekend Library Manager - Pratt Institute

Job Description
Job: Evening & Weekend Library Manager

Library: Pratt Institute Library
Type of Library:
Job Description
Under minimal supervision, and with moderate latitude for independent judgment, works with Head of Public Services to ensure continuity and quality of public service during evenings and weekends. Providing appropriate supervision and direction for clerical and student employees, the manager will also be the primary representative of the Brooklyn Campus Library during these shifts.
Work schedule is Sunday - Thursday 3P - 11P.

- Act as a primary representative to the public (the position floats between the Reference and Circulation desks as needed).
- Provide reference services and occasional library instruction.
- Perform circulation duties and address patron inquires.
-Supervise clerical staff and student workers.
- Responsible for oversight of Brooklyn Campus Library operations during evening and weekend shifts as well as the systematic closing activities.
- Assist patrons in use of microform and photocopier equipment, reporting equipment service issues to the Head of Public Services.
- Responsible for regular searching of material claimed returned, missing, or lost.
- Assist with security gate incidents and procedures.
- Make rounds of the facility and report on library usage and facility conditions
- Responsible for gathering and reporting statistics
-Supervise shelving of all materials used inside the facility as well as those returned to circulation and ensure adequate stack maintenance.
- Assume other responsibilities as assigned; performs other duties as required.
Required Skills
High degree of computer literacy including the use of automated library systems. Excellent interpersonal, listening, written and oral communication skills; ability to effectively delegate and direct the activities of graduate students. Must be able to organize tasks, set priorities with a diverse workload, analyze situations, solve problems, and meet established deadlines with attention to detail. Ability to discern problems and initiate appropriate actions toward resolutions, as well as work in a team environment also a must.
Salary in the low to mid $40's plus excellent benefits.
All applications must be received by December 23, 2010.
Pratt Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

Required Experience

Required Experience
Minimum of one (1) year of library experience required; 2-3 years experience in library public services with supervisory experience preferred.

MLS Requirement:
MLS or equivalent library degree.
Education Requirements:
MLS or equivalent library degree.
Job Type:
To mid $40's
Reference No.:
Tracking Code 1108

Pratt Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.