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Library: Evening Library Supervisor

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Library Assistant III
  • Job ID: #19513
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Library: Evening Library Supervisor

A full time university staff position is available in McIntyre Library beginning August 1, 2023.  The working title for this assignment is Evening Library Supervisor with an official title of Library Assistant III.  This is an expected-to-continue assignment which requires a six-month probationary period.  The salary will be based on qualifications and experience, with a minimum of $40,000.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent communication skills and commitment to excellent customer service. Demonstrated organizational, analytical, prioritization, and problem-solving skills. Ability to work effectively within a team-oriented environment and individually. Ability to adapt to new and rapidly changing technology. Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusiveness.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Experience with integrated library system software or a variety of software applications.

Knowledge of Library of Congress and Dewey bibliographic classification systems. Ability to analyze data and generate reports. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

DUTIES: The Evening Library Supervisor ensures high quality library service for the University community at the McIntyre Library main desk and contributes to high impact student work experiences.  Working as part of the User Services team, the primary duties also include general supervision of the building in the evenings, assisting resource sharing and interlibrary loan, responding to and referring research questions, and maintaining the library reserve collection.  The person in the position also provides support to library users in the Blugold Makerspace and the Digital Studio.  This position strives to meet equity, diversity, inclusion (EDI) goals of the university.  Work hours for this position will vary throughout the year, but typically will be 2:30 p.m. – 11:15 p.m. Sunday through Thursday during the academic year and 8:30 am – 5:00 p.m. during summer and Winterim sessions.

  • Independently provides oversight and supervision of the library building, services, and student employees during evenings and weekends.
  • Contributes to the retention of library student employees through strong working relationships and training and supervision.
  • Assists with circulation of library materials, resolves problems, and ensures confidentiality of patron records.
  • Assists users with using basic technology, software, and equipment, such Microsoft Office products, scanning, printing, and photocopying.
  • Independently answers basic research questions for library users.  Refers advanced or specialized research questions to librarians.
  • Addresses security and safety issues with colleagues and University Police.  Carries out procedures in event of an emergency. Responsible for closing of the library at night.
  • Maintains regular communication with user services team to ensure consistency between day and evening operations.
  • Manages evening coordination of stacks maintenance projects and tasks; communicates issues and progress with stacks maintenance supervisor.
  • Assists with resource sharing (RS) and interlibrary loan requests.
  • Assists with services in the Blugold Makerspace and Digital Studio.
  • Maintains the library reserve collection in support of teaching and learning.
  • Assists with Library outreach events.
  • Engages in professional development and EDI training and workshops.
  • Other duties as assigned.

THE UNIT: UW-Eau Claire libraries include the main campus McIntyre Library and the Barron campus branch library. We are a team-based organization consisting of 10 faculty, 2 academic staff, and 17 university staff. We strive to be an inclusive and student-centered organization that values excellent service, innovation, collaboration, and the importance of flexibility and fun in our work. More information at

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the McIntyre Library: Evening Library Supervisor position (Job ID # 19513) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume/Curriculum vita
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Roxanne Backowski

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by April 16, 2023.  However, screening may continue until position is filled.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).