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Circulation Supervisor

Posted by: Houston County Public Library

Posted date: 2017-Aug-01

Location: Houston County Public Library

SUMMARY: Responsible for the smooth circulation operations of a Branch library. Acts as person in
charge in absence of Branch Manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Work is performed primarily in a library environment while standing at a
counter for extended periods of time or sitting at a desk using a computer.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger,
handle, or feel or use a computer keyboard; and talk or hear including the use of a telephone; and hear
with background noise. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms;
and stoop, or kneel, sometimes standing for lengthy periods of time. The employee must be able
regularly to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and push a fully-loaded book cart weighing up to 75
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate with frequent occasions of multiple
conversations in process. While working in a library environment, the employee may be exposed to
dust, loud noises, vibrations, fumes and odors, communicable diseases, wetness/humidity, darkness or
variable lighting.

 Serves as primary public contact for all circulation related functions.
 Performs public service to such a degree that it becomes excellent public relations for the library.
 Supervises and assigns duties to circulation staff.
 Aids in training of new circulation staff.
 Uses and has advanced understanding of automated library circulation system and keeps abreast
of all changes.
 Fields informational and directional questions and solves problems or refers to others in the
library system when appropriate. Works with other libraries as needed.
 Assists with opening and closing the library.
 Communicates with staff effectively.
 Assists with other special projects as assigned by Branch Manager.
 Regular and punctual attendance.
 Requires weekend and evening hours.
 Other duties as required.
Job Title Circulation Supervisor
Start Date October 2, 2017
Library/Institution Name Houston County Public Library
Salary $9.50 hr - includes health and retirement benefits
Certification Required? No
City Perry
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Excellent customer service skills; previous
supervisory experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; a knowledge of current
fiction, non-fiction, and reference resources;

College degree preferred. Skilled in the use of computers, software and Internet searching ; good
organizational skills; knowledge of principles, methods and practices of services in a public library;
knowledge of literature; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
community members and staff; skilled in the use of audiovisual equipment.
Application Instructions Send letter of interest and resume to :
Web Link
Special Notes FLSA exempt. Full Time - 40 hours per week. Social Security Benefit Status contributions are not made on behalf of the employee, otherwise full
benefits (State Health and Teachers Retirement) are included.

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