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Supervisor - Library (Circulation) - Clearwater-- Position # 992005

Apply Now Job Number: 496932
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Tampa, Florida
Categories: Library Services

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Job Title:  Supervisor - Library (Circulation) - Clearwater-- Position # 992005
Location: Tampa, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: 40,000
Pay Basis: Hourly  
Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates work activities of subordinates and staff, including hiring, coaching, evaluating, and terminating.

2. Directs and trains library staff in duties, such as receiving, shelving, researching, and equipment use.

3. Explains use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services and provides information about library policies.

4. Performs clerical activities, such as answering phones, sorting mail, filing, word processing, and photocopying and mailing out material.

5. Enters and updates records on computers.

6. Maintains records of items received, stored, issued, and returned.

7. Lends, reserves, and collects books, periodicals, media, and other materials at circulation desks.

8. Answers routine inquiries and refers patrons in need of professional assistance to librarians.

9. Instructs patrons on how to use library resources.

10. Sorts books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and returns them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.

11. Registers new patrons and issues borrower identification cards that permit patrons to borrow books and other materials.

12. Locates library materials for patrons.

13. Prepares library statistics reports.

14. Takes action to deal with disruptive or problem patrons.

15. Responds to customer complaints, taking action as necessary.

16. Completes special projects as assigned.

17. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Monitors/assesses performance of oneself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective actions.

2. Searches standard reference materials, including online sources and the Internet, to answer patrons' reference questions.

3. Establishes and maintains productive relationships within and outside NSU.

4. Attends meetings in representation of HPD Library and/or NSU.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Customer and Personal Service - Thorough knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of user satisfaction.
2. Clerical - General knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
3. English Language - Thorough knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
4. Computers and Electronics - General knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications, programming, and/or systems configuration.
5. Administration and Management - Working knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, budgeting, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and/or coordination of people and resources.

1. Service Orientation - Proficient skills in actively looking for ways to help people.
2. Active Listening - Advanced skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
3. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Speaking - Proficient skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
5. Critical Thinking - Proficient skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

1. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
2. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
3. Fluency of Ideas - The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
4. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
5. Selective Attention - The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Job Requirements: Physical Requirements:
1. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
2. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
3. Travel - Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
4. May be required to work nights or weekends.
5. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
6. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: Five (5) or more years of library related experience
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:  
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