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Updated: Aug 29, 2022 Location: Irvine-Campus Job Type: Department: Lib/Access Services

Job Opening ID: 41842

Reports To: Head, Access and Operations

Working Title: Library Supervisor I

Department: Lib/Access Services

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 006286

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

At the heart of University of California, Irvine’s academic community, the UCI Libraries plays a vital role in enabling our outstanding students, faculty and researchers to create new knowledge, develop lifelong learning skills, and make meaningful contributions to society. We value innovation and collaboration, and we are committed to fostering an environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Libraries physical spaces consist of the Langson Library, the Science Library, the Library Gateway Study Center, and the Grunigen Medical Library. The Science Library Circulation Unit is responsible for the in-person operations and services at the Science Library including providing customer service at the Check Out Desk, circulating items such as books and technology equipment, maintaining the stacks, and processing reserves. The Unit provides paging and pickup services which includes maintaining the Science Library smart lockers. The Unit also runs our poster printing service and study room reservations.

Supervises students and Library Assistants who are performing routine and / or largely operational duties as part of the overall operations of a library. Responsible for day-to-day operations. Provides technical guidance and resolves issues such as general communications and complaints, processing materials, and bibliographic checking. Incumbent is responsible for billing disputes and reconciliation for library materials.

Compensation Range:

$48,500 – $67,000

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At least 5 years of related experience in an academic or public library or relevant education and training.

Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively to promote teamwork, diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and accessibility within the UCI Libraries and on campus. Superior ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing with supervisors, staff, and patrons. Excellent problem solving skills. Demonstrated customer service skills. Ability to handle emergency situations in a professional manner following the Libraries’ emergency and security procedures. Effective supervisory skills. Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive issues. Working knowledge of library circulation systems. Experience in developing, writing, and implementing operational procedures. Skill to prepare and monitor budgetary documents. Ability to work effectively with frequent interruptions and distractions. Effective organizational skills to meet deadlines and satisfy priorities by directing workflow of staff performing multiple functions. General knowledge of library practices and procedures; problem solving skills.

Conditions of Employment
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

Background Check and Live Scan

Legal Right to work in the United States

Vaccination Policies

Smoking and Tobacco Policy

Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act


Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page – https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at
(949) 824-0500 or [email protected].

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