Advertised Summary Job Description: The Columbia University Library seeks a Library Specialist to serve as the Night/Early Morning Supervisor in Butler Library. Responsibilities include:
Coordinate the closure/opening of 24/7 reading rooms for nightly maintenance. Assist with the shelving, shifting and shelfreading of library materials in the 24/7 reading rooms. Coordinate overnight food & beverage and "anti-camping" patrols. Coordinate the nightly delivery of materials from the Libraries remote off-site storage facility. Update room closure signage. Retrieve library materials, scan journal articles and book chapters, update database records, review and process online transactions for access-related delivery services. Coordinate library space use assessment activities. Compile information and enter data into an online database. Prepare statistical reports using spreadsheet or database programs. Liaison with Public Safety and Facilities to address security, custodial or facilities related emergencies and concerns. Other duties, as assigned by supervisor.
Schedule: 12 midnight-8am (Monday-Friday) 9-month position (September-May) This position will need to work day shift during holiday and intercession periods when Butler Library does not provide 24-hour access.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and/or its equivalent required. Minimum 0-2 years experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Strong oral and written communication in English. Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks. Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills. Excellent computer and keyboarding skills. Mastery of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel.
Preferred Qualifications: One to two years of experience working in an academic library, experience with interlibrary loan operations preferred. Familiarity with scanning software strongly desired. Familiarity with a database tool, such as Microsoft Access. Experience working in a customer-service capacity.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.