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Part-Time (Weekend) Access Services Library Supervisor, Adams Library, Rhode Island College, (Providence, RI)

Job Description:

Fulfills the mission of Rhode Island College by providing quality and consistent customer and circulation services, for supervising, monitoring, and training work study students, for communicating effectively with library personnel and for building security.

This position rotates Saturdays (10:30am-5:15pm) and Sundays (12:30-8:15pm or 12:30-4:30/4:30-8:15pm shift) during spring and fall semesters

Salary: $20.00/hour

Essential Job Functions:

  • Opens and closes the library building following Opening and Closing Procedures and relays any issues to Campus Police and the Assistant Director of Access Services
  • Monitors the library during weekend hours of operation
  • Provides public service at the Access Services service points
  • Oversees circulation activities at the Borrowing Services Desk
  • Provides training and supervises the Access Services student employees
  • Relays student performance issues to the Assistant Director of Access Services
  • Provides basic reference (information about the library and its services) and library equipment support

Occasional Job Functions:

  • Process interlibrary loan requests
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Access Services and/or Library Director


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s Degree with minimum of two years of library experience

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic research techniques.
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn the Library of Congress classification system.
  • Skill in using computer software applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work weekends and nights, as needed.
  • Must be able to lift 25 lbs.


  • Supervising experience preferred
  • Experience in an academic library
  • Experience working with integrated library systems

How to Apply

Submit cover letter, resume, and references to [email protected]