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Grand Canyon University’s Library is seeking a full time Library Supervisor, responsible for management of all aspects of the Library’s Public/Access Services team, including reserves, stacks, schedule and the Library Instruction Room. This includes the day-to-day operation of the department, the stack areas, the online circulation system, inter-library loans and the building and its facilities, as well as planning to meet the needs of the department. The Library Supervisor is responsible for supervision of the student workers. The Library Supervisor works to accomplish the primary objective of serving library patrons by insuring smooth operation of the various activities of the department. Hours for this position will be Sunday-Thursday, 5:30PM - 2:30AM


  • Supervise the operation of the Public/Access Services team, including patron service, reserves, stacks maintenance and inter-library loans
  • Oversee the reservation and scheduling of the Library’s facilities, including the Reference team
  • Supervise, schedule, train, and evaluate all student workers in the department
  • Process all academic reserve requests from faculty, including placing materials on reserve for faculty and removing them from reserve
  • Collect and compile monthly statistics for the department and submit reports to the Library Director in a timely manner
  • Manage stack maintenance to insure prompt re-shelving of materials and regular shelf reading, tracing, and searching
  • Plan and supervise shifting and other special projects
  • Report computer and printer problems to Help Desk and order office supplies
  • Collaborate with other library staff as needed
  • Position requires evening and weekend hours
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Minimum two years’ related library experience preferably in Public Services.
  • Must be able to work in a high volume, customer service environment.
  • Good written communication skills with a good command of the English language.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill.
  • Must be a collaborative team player or capable of working independently.
  • Self -motivated and action oriented.
  • Must be proficient with computer usage and proficient with Microsoft Office, such as able to use email and send email attachments.
  • Able to explain how to use a computer and how to read a computer screen to people over the telephone or via video conferencing.
  • Familiar with utilizing article databases and various online search engines.
  • Must be able to pass background investigations.
  • Familiarity with computer technology, including Microsoft Office and library automated systems.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University


GCU’s Christian worldview has shaped the university’s mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

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Posted 8 Days Ago

Full time


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