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Library Supervisor I

Rutgers University

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Recruitment/Posting Title Library Supervisor I
Job Category Staff & Executive - Libraries
Department Newark Law Library
Two schools, each with distinctive strengths, have come together to create one law school with extraordinary opportunities for learning experiences and career growth.
Rutgers Law School—with locations in Camden and Newark—offers a world-class faculty; a curriculum of exceptional breadth and depth in theory, practice, and interdisciplinary studies; a geographic presence that spans one of the nation’s 10 largest legal markets (New Jersey) while also offering immediate access to two of the five largest markets (New York City and Philadelphia); an alumni network with over 20,000 members; and a strong tradition of diversity and social impact.
As the law school for a top public university, Rutgers Law School is committed to the highest standards of teaching, scholarship, and service to its host communities, the state of New Jersey, and the nation.
Posting Summary
Rutgers University- Newark (RU-N), an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise is seeking a Library Supervisor I. Reporting to the Assistant Director, this position manages the law library, including circulation, interlibrary loans, government documents, digitization and all other library services on nights and weekends.
This position is responsible for and not limited to the following:
  • Maintains the schedule for both part- and full-time employees in the library evening and weekends.
  • Makes assignments to those employees.
  • Ensures the security, functionality, and availability of the library building, equipment, and library collections.
  • Participates in departmental meetings and strategic planning sessions and implements projects arising from those meetings.
  • Resolves operational and patron issues.
  • Ensures the functionality, and availability of equipment, such as scanners, printers, computers for the library collections.
  • Carries out routine and non-routine tasks with occasional review of work outputs by the Assistant Director.
  • Provides and maintains statistical analysis of data for annual reports.
  • Performs professional work that requires a working knowledge of legal research principles, practices and terminology, and applied bases of original cataloging and library operations including circulation and collection management.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Evening
Work Arrangement
This position requires a fully on-site work arrangement. 
FLSA Exempt
Grade 05
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 58867.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 73298.000
Annual Maximum Salary 87729.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
COVID-19 Immunization Requirement
Under Policy 60.1.35 , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility . Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/covid-19-vaccine . Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience that demonstrates knowledge, understanding, and competency in library science/library operations including circulation, classification, original and copy cataloging and bibliographic systems, formats, rules, guidelines, and standards; plus a minimum of two (2) years experience performing supervisory and one or more library activities. Also requires good communication skills and computer literacy.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Library experience required, customer service skills, computer training

Preferred Qualifications
  • Law background preferred
Equipment Utilized
  • ALMA, Excel, PowerPoint, Scanning software, working with copiers
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and push book trucks.
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST2760
Posting Open Date 08/24/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Home Location Campus Rutgers University-Newark
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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