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Circulation Supervisor, Elizabeth Taber Library (Marion)

The Elizabeth Taber Library is looking for a new full time Circulation Supervisor.  The ETL is a small, historic yet modern library located in the quaint seaside community of Marion, MA. 

This is a full time position at 30 hours a week with benefits offered through the town of Marion.  Two Saturdays a month and one evening a week are required.  Hourly rate is $21 an hour.

Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Circulation Supervisor performs specialized tasks related to the circulation of library materials. The Circulation Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of the circulation staff, managing circulation staff schedules and training staff in circulation practices. Duties require supervisory skills, independent judgment, and independent action. The Circulation Supervisor interacts with the public and other staff members.


• Act as the circulation contact for the library, attend SAILS circulation meetings, convey any information, policy or procedural changes to other circulation staff. 

• Processing circulating materials.

• Perform general desk duties including answering telephone and directing calls, circulation of library materials, check in magazines and newspapers, holds processing, fine/fee payments, processing library card applications, scheduling/confirming meeting room reservations, and other similar responsibilities. 

• Oversee or conduct the processing of overdue notices.

• Participate, with the Library Director and in coordination with the other library staff, in setting/changing policies and procedures for circulation services.

• Handles process for items missing in transit and lost items with holds. 

• Prepare schedules for circulation staff.

• Train and supervise circulation staff.

• Provide basic reference and reader’s advisory as necessary.

• Maintain and order supplies for circulation and facilities.

• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor degree in a related field or 1+ years field experience.

• Knowledge of library principles and practices and the ability to put them into practice.

• Prior supervisory and customer service experience necessary.

• Extensive computer experience with standard office software, including Microsoft Office products, email, and internet usage.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$21.00  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to Library Director Elizabeth Sherry at with the subject line Circulation Supervisor


2022-10-26 |  Quick link to this job