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Library Technical Assistant I – Periodicals Supervisor, Manchester, NH


Geisel Library at Saint Anselm College, a private, liberal arts college in the Benedictine tradition, seeks a part-time Periodicals Supervisor to join their team. The position, 9:30AM-6:00PM on Saturdays and Sundays, is available immediately and extends through the spring and fall semesters while classes are in session. Interested candidates should complete the online application and include a cover letter, resume, and three references.

Job Duties

The Periodicals Supervisor is responsible for managing all Periodical Desk operations during assigned hours and performs a variety of duties that include: checking out library materials using an automated library circulation and security system, supervising student assistants, aiding patrons with photocopying, scanning, and printing, maintenance of the library collection such as shelving materials and shelf reading, assisting with the security of users and collections, opening/closing the library, and other projects as assigned. Additional evening and weekend hours may be possible throughout the academic year. Periodicals Supervisors are also cross-trained to provide supervision of Circulation Desk operations.

Required Skills

  •  Able to work independently and follow directions
  • Reliable and dependable attendance, including the ability to work during severe weather events
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to resolve patron concerns and difficulties with tact, courtesy, and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to assist in occasional coverage of other shifts
  • Proven history of working in a team environment while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Demonstrated capacity for embracing change and new initiatives, programs, and services
  • Strong office and computer skills
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds

Required Experience

An Associate degree plus 1-2 years of relevant experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Experience

  •  Supervisory experience
  • Library Circulation Desk experience
  • Experience working with automated library computer systems, preferably Innovative Interfaces

Successful candidates will be able to assist the college to further its strategic goals for institution-wide diversity and inclusiveness.

How to Apply:

Online Application –