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[CLOSED] Weekend and Evening Supervisor, Salem State University, Salem, MA


The Frederick E. Berry Library at Salem State University is seeking a part-time Weekend and Evening Supervisor. This individual will possess a high level of customer service skills and the ability to supervise student employees and the library facility.  They will be responsible for the opening and closing of the library in the absence of full-time staff. Average hours per week are 17 to 22, depending upon the time of the year. 


  1. Opening and closing the library in the absence of other staff members including occasional expectation to work during inclement weather
  2. Supervising student employees, assigning tasks, and aiding in training of student employees
  3. Circulating library materials in and out, registering new patrons, and other functions using online library system
  4. Answering patron informational and directional questions in person and via phone; directing patrons to appropriate resource areas
  5. Sorting returned materials, preparing book trucks for shelving, shelving of library materials
  6. Mending of library materials; filing and other clerical duties; assisting in collecting statistical information; reading and revising of book stacks
  7. Aiding in preparation of materials for Course Reserves and circulating reserves materials
  8. Responsible for resolving customer service issues and reporting security concerns 
  9. May liaison with Campus Police to maintain security of the facility during evening and weekend hours
  10. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in positions that require attention to detail and excellent customer service skills
  • Must be self-motivated and responsible, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to deal politely and tactfully with students, staff, faculty, and public patrons
  • Ability to develop the skills required to supervise student employees
  • Experience and facility with online systems
  • Must be flexible in scheduling, especially near exam time
  • Weekend and evening availability

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Experience in libraries, bookstores, or retail establishments a plus

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter
  • Pre-Employment Background check will be conducted for all selected applicants
  • Application review will begin immediately and continue until an adequate pool is developed 

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university

Working Conditions

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email [email protected].

Please note: Contracted positions are part-time and non-benefitted. All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Contracted positions are not eligible for H1B Visa sponsorship.

EEO Statement
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

How to apply:

Please apply at:–library–weekend-and-evening-supervisor%2c-fy21/job