Government Documents/Microforms and Circulation Supervisor Librarian
The Government Documents/Microforms and Circulation Supervisor Librarian reports to the Head, Government Documents/Microforms Librarian and to the Collection Development Coordinator for collection development/management and faculty liaison responsibilities.
Summary of Duties:
30% Plans, manages, and performs all day-to-day operations necessary to maintain circulation of government documents and microforms. Administers and interprets Libraries’ policies for circulation, overdue fees, lost books, billing, and recalls. Maintains statistics and appropriate accounting procedures related to circulation of government documents and microforms, prepares appropriate reports on those activities and use of the collections. Verifies and retrieves government documents and microforms requested through Interlibrary Borrowing and Lending. Provides reference assistance to patrons at the Government Documents/Microforms service desk, referring complex reference questions to the Head of the Department when appropriate. Service may include working some nights and weekends.
25% Hires, trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates student assistants in the performance of duties necessary to maintain and circulate government documents and microforms, including the shelving and maintenance of the collections. Performs payroll-related functions for student assistants.
20% Works with Library Systems staff in selecting and utilizing software; communicates with library and other university personnel concerning digital technologies needed to provide or enhance access to materials. Is responsible for the training on and maintenance of equipment for using microformat materials.
15% Serves as a subject specialist for the Flagship Agenda’s Emerging Markets Initiative and other areas as assigned; reviews approval programs and places firm orders for assigned areas; participates in collection development group activities; maintains subject guides for assigned areas.
10% Participates in the Research & Instruction Services desk shifts, including weekdays and weekends and carries out other duties as assigned.
M.L.S. masters degree from an ALA-accredited library school program; demonstrated ability to work both independently and collegially in a demanding and rapidly changing environment; excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; knowledge and experience in using print and electronic reference resources; ability to maintain and update Web pages. Supervisory experience.
Experience in using and knowledge of government documents; experience in providing reference service in an academic library.
The application deadline is April 17, 2014, or until the position has been filled. To apply go to https://lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=57580 The application deadline is April 17, 2014, or until the position has been filled.