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Lending Services Evening and Weekend Manager

Apply now Job no: 525773
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Library

Department: Library
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills and experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
November 4, 2020; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload:
1) A current resume or CV; and
2) A cover letter

Please note, as part of the application process, you will be asked to submit the names and contact information of three professional references, one of whom must be your current or most recent supervisor.

Department Summary
As an essential partner in the University’s educational, research, and public service mission, the University of Oregon Libraries enriches the student learning experience, encourages exploration and research at all levels, and contributes to advancements in access to scholarly resources. The University of Oregon Libraries is the only Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member in Oregon. The library is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, DuraSpace, the Council on Library and Information Resources, Coalition for Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, and other major organizations. The Libraries is also a member of Oregon WIN, a consortium of universities and community colleges that operates an educational broadband service network.

Position Summary
The individual in this position reports to the Head of Access Services. The incumbent provides administrative, operations, and personnel management in the Lending Services unit of the Access Services Department. Responsibilities include supervising and managing 3.0 FTE classified employees and approximately 10.5 FTE part-time student assistants; managing annual student wage budget of approximately $200K; helping to ensure safety and security of library resources and users; understanding and appropriately responding to the needs of library customers; helping manage and oversee public services at the Checkout & Reserves Desk; administering extended hours (24/7) during academic terms, and liaising with UO PD security officers, and managing the maintenance of Knight Library’s physical collection.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of experience, skills, and education.
• Three years of current (within the last five years) experience in libraries.
• Supervisory experience.

Professional Competencies
• Extensive experience in and knowledge of circulation or other area(s) of access services.
• Proficiency in multiple library systems, e.g., integrated library system, interlibrary loan management system, institutional repository.
• Extensive computing experience including creation and maintenance of web pages and digitizing objects, uploading records, using networked resources, data entry and record retrieval, etc.
• Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot technological problems.
• Ability to provide consistent, informative customer service in a busy and rapidly changing environment.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to establish professional working relationships with direct reports and to build a strong team environment.
• Ability to remain current in professional trends and technology and adapt to change.
• Experience explaining, determining compliance with, and enforcing laws, policies, guidelines, and/or other types of regulations.

Preferred Qualifications
• Academic library experience.
• Extensive use of the Alma/Primo integrated library system.
• Knowledge of the ILLiad interlibrary loan management system.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

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