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Social Work Library Evening Supervisor, Boston College (Boston)

The Social Work Library at Boston College is seeking an Evening Supervisor to join our
enthusiastic, collaborative, and service-focused team. We’re looking for someone who will enjoy
helping library users, leading a group of library student assistants, working in a fast-paced
environment, operating different types of library technology, and overseeing library facilities.
As an Evening Supervisor, you will:
● Hire, train, and lead and manage library student assistants
● Interact with users in person, via phone, email, or online meeting to assist with
Social Work Library resources and services
● Process course readings for all Social Work courses and make them accessible
in Canvas
● Provide assistance to Social Work faculty and students with Canvas
● Oversee maintenance of the Social Work Library facilities
● Oversee maintenance of the Social Work Library technology (e.g. printers,
scanners, laptops, iPads, chargers and adapters)
● Perform all types of circulation related tasks, including checking out of library
materials, processing returned items, placing holds, and renewing items
You’ll love this role if you are passionate about working with people and are excited by the
unique challenges of overseeing daily operations of a library. You’ll work closely with colleagues
across the library and university, including Social Work faculty, staff, and students; CDIL
Canvas administrators; and access services practitioners from other libraries within Boston
Schedule is Monday – Thursday 12 – 8pm, Fridays 11a – 7pm, Hours change during semester
break and summer.
Boston College Libraries operate in accordance with our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion values
statement (, which is central to our mission. We acknowledge historical,
structural, and systemic injustices and are actively working to build a culture that recognizes,
values, and empowers all people and provides space for discourse and growth. We expect
applicants for this position to demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a respectful,
accountable, and intentionally inclusive culture.


High School Diploma

● Experience with supervision
● Experience with customer service
● Experience with library work, particularly in the area of circulation
● Knowledge of library organization
● Understanding of Library of Congress classification system
● Knowledge of reference sources and electronic searching techniques
● Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong problem-solving abilities
● Ability to work collaboratively in a team-based environment
● Ability to work independently
● Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, students and staff
Preferred Qualifications:
● Experience with Alma systems
● Bachelor’s degree
● Familiarity with Canvas
● Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools and Google Drive
You will thrive in this role with these skills, abilities, and experiences:
● You can work independently in a fast-paced environment
● You have demonstrated commitment to customer service
● You have knowledge or experience with library catalogs, search engines,
learning management platforms such as Canvas, and integrated library systems
● You can effectively interpret library policies and explain services to users
If you feel that you meet some but not all the requirements, don’t let a confidence gap stop you
from applying. Sometimes a list of qualifications can miss the elements that would most
strengthen our team; we value the many different skills which make all of us unique.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$45,350.00 - $56,800.00  / year

Salary Notes

Salary TBD based on experience

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please submit both a cover letter and resume and apply at


2022-09-06 |  Quick link to this job