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Library Manager

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Library Manager
Requisition Number RE20659
Working Title Circulation Manager
Department Name 8K400:Law Library
Work Location Lexington, Ky
Grade Level 43
Salary Range $18.16-29.07/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time; performing repetitive motion tasks;
pushing or pulling objects up to 25 lbs; effectively communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds and varied student or professional levels.


Monday Friday; 7:00 am 3:00 pm

Job Summary

This position oversees the routine, day-to-day public services operations of the law library, implementing the policy and procedural decisions communicated by the Director of Law Library. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Advertising and selecting suitable and responsible students as desk attendants. Is knowledgeable concerning the assigned student worker budget and acts within those parameters when hiring. Trains new workers in all appropriate procedures, creates and oversees the schedule of student desk workers. Supervises, evaluates, and disciplines student workers as necessary.
- Managing circulation department operations and reporting directly to the Director of the Law Library. Supervise the Evening/Weekend Circulation Attendant, resolve circulation related issues and ensure the sustained operation of the circulation area. Supervise performance of circulation department duties. Work the Circulation Desk at least eight hours each week. Coordinate circulation of library materials according to established policies. Process overdue notices and patron fines. Become familiar with printer and photocopier repair contacts including reporting of malfunctions and correction follow-up. Communicate special requests to appropriate persons. Account for all funds received through library operations such as ILL and copy card sales. Submit funds and required documentation in a timely manner to the library account clerk for deposit.
- Oversee ILL and document delivery services including the establishment and revision of policies and procedures. Process all incoming and outgoing ILL requests through OCLC and other sources. Complete document delivery requests as received including reconciliation of request inconsistencies and monitoring of request status. Tracks charges and payments for document delivery and, where appropriate, ILL. Compiles statistics and reports as specified by Director of Law Library.
- Ensure the law library opens and closes according to schedule. Publish schedule of library hours according to Library Hours Policy. Open the library according to established routine, or assure that this is done by a trained alternate. Assure that the library is closed by a trained worker according to established procedure.
- Add and remove items from course collection as appropriate. Solicit from faculty new additions for course reserves. Responsible for organization of the reserve collection.

Candidates who do not have an Masters degree, but who have a Bachelors degree plus at least 2 years of related experience also qualify to apply.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Alma, OCLC

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 10/20/2019
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2019-10-09 Expires: 2019-11-08

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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