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Part Time Weekend Supervisor (Temporary)

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Position Status: Part-time temporary
Location: San Diego
Position Type: Staff, Copley Library

Position Title & Department:

 Part Time Weekend Supervisor (Temporary); Copley Library
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Department Description:

The Helen K. and James S. Copley Library, located on the west end of the campus, currently houses over 500,000 volumes. Collections include books, journals, reference works, databases, government documents, newspapers and electronic journals in many languages, as well as maps, videos, sound recordings, microforms and rare books.

University Description:

The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity’s urgent challenges.

Detailed Description:

This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit based position with an approximate end date of May 22, 2024, with a possibility of reappointment.

Copley Library’s Department of Collections, Access and Discovery seeks a reliable, punctual, and enthusiastic Weekend Supervisor. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all access services while on duty and provides excellent customer service to faculty, students, and other library users while maintaining a professional, positive demeanor at all times.
  • Shelve books and assist with other services.
  • Maintain a safe and quiet study environment in the library.
  • Secure the building (including setting alarms) when closing.
  • Follow and enforce all library policies.
  • Work up to 15 hours per week (Saturday-Sunday).
  • Report to the Head of Access and Outreach Services.

Effective June 1, 2023, based on CDC guidance, the University strongly encourages all campus members to stay up to date with Influenza and COVID-19 vaccination recommendations.  For more regarding information USD's COVID-19 protocols, please visit sandiego.edu/onward.

Background check:  Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes. 

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma

Performance Expectations - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Punctual and reliable attendance.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Google Workspace including Gmail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to learn an automated library system to loan items and execute service related tasks.
Posting Salary:

$16.49 to 16.50 per hour

The salary range provided in this posting reflects what we reasonably expect to pay for this position.  Actual compensation offered or earned is dependent on experience, education and other factors including departmental budget.

Special Application Instructions:

Resume and Cover Letter Required

Click the 'Apply Now' button to complete our online application. In addition, please upload a cover letter and resume to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review.  If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at jobs@sandiego.edu.

Additional Details:

15 Hours per week

Saturdays: 1-9pm, and Sundays: 6pm-2am.

Must be able to work alternative weekend hours for two weeks each semester during our 24/7 study period (10pm-5am) and be flexible to accommodate abbreviated hours of operation during the summer.

Closing date: Open until filled 

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit www.sandiego.edu/smokefree.

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