Job Description

Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. 

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Do you want to be part of a growing university library with a teaching-focused mission? Do you have a passion for working with students and teaching information literacy and research skills to further enhance academic success, scholarship, and lifelong learning? Grand Canyon University is seeking a Library Supervisor to provide personalized, on-demand library assistance to enrich the learning experience and support intellectual inquiry and discovery.

The Library Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Library campus floors, including supervision of student workers, library materials, and its facilities.

This full-time position is in-person on the Phoenix campus. The schedule for this position is Tuesday - Thursday, 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm and Friday-Saturday, 6:00 pm - 2:30 am.

What you will do:

  • Work collaboratively with a team of Library Supervisors to fulfill smooth daily operations of Library floors and services during all open Library hours. 

  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, supervising, scheduling, training, and progress monitoring of all Library Student Workers. 

  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the Library’s circulation, study room, and equipment reservation systems. 

  • Maintain library materials, furnishings, technology, signage, and overall organization of the Library floors. 

  • Provide prompt and friendly service to students, faculty, and staff and assists in difficult service interactions. 

  • Process interlibrary loan requests. 

  • Promote library resources and services to the University community. 

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university

  • Minimum one-year related library experience preferred

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in supervision and hiring preferred

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to assist others in the use of personal computers

  • Ability to effectively communicate and foster a cooperative work environment

  • Ability to be proactive and flexible

  • Must pass pre-employment background investigations

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus


Application Instructions

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