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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

P/T (term) - Evening Supervisor - Cornell Univ (NY)

Evening Supervisor
Cornell University Library
The Cornell University Library is seeking an Evening Supervisor in Access Services. Under the general direction of the Access Services Librarian is responsible for Olin/Kroch or Uris Library during late evening hours (10:30 PM - 2:30 AM) during fall/spring academic year. Responsibilities include overseeing operation of the building including access services and media. Responsible for the security of patrons, staff, collections, and buildings.

Hours: Sunday through Thursday 10:30 pm until 2:30 am. Hours will change with the needs of the library.

This is a 9-month, part-time, renewable term position (academic year).


Bachelors, preferably in the humanities or social sciences, with 2-4 years experience or equivalent combination. Broad academic background and intellectual interests. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with a variety of people in an academic setting. Ability to interpret, clarify, and analyze users' questions, and make appropriate judgments. Ability to learn independently. Two years public services experience. Previous supervisory experience. Ability to work effectively with a variety of people in a busy public services setting, and ability to work calmly under pressure. Must work well as a member of a team and thrive in a rapidly evolving environment. Familiarity with PCs and Windows required.

Library experience preferred. Electronic database searching experience, teaching experience, or knowledge of a foreign language desirable. Experience with, and appreciation for, the academic research process desirable.

Background check may be required. No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new CornellNYC Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

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