UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

LIBRARY SUPERVISOR I

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

4320 (Classified Non Union)
7320 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Supervisory)

BASIC FUNCTION

Supervise assigned personnel and maintain the operations of a library unit or function.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

With delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, conduct training, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations, and recommend disciplinary action.

Under general direction and within established guidelines, maintain the operations of a library unit or function.

Perform complex library technical work and problem solving using intensive application of knowledge and skills such as interpret automated and/or manual records, resolve client complaints, monitor unit budgets, and recommend changes in library unit or function procedures.

TYPICAL WORK

Supervise assigned personnel; develop, implement, and monitor training; implement and evaluate work flow priorities; develop and disseminate instructions and information to unit personnel; organize, conduct, and facilitate unit staff meetings;

Interpret and ensure compliance with organizational rules, policies, and procedures; evaluate and make authorized decisions regarding situations requiring deviation or exception from normal procedures; recommend unit policy and implement procedures; write and/or maintain procedures manuals;

Assist clients with using library resources;

Monitor assigned budgets, cash receipts, and funds;

Maintain or oversee maintenance of statistics and prepare reports such as monthly, quarterly, and annual reports;

Ensure maintenance of supply inventory; analyze equipment needs and recommend purchases; monitor equipment upkeep, service, and repair;

Monitor and oversee stacks maintenance and space allotment;

Coordinate the work of a unit with other library units, campus departments, or non-institutional services;

May assume responsibility for unit operations in absence of supervisor;

May identify and communicate with appropriate persons regarding building security and maintenance problems;

Perform the duties of Library Technician Lead;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High school graduation AND four years of library technical experience, including one year of lead and/or supervisory experience

OR

equivalent education/experience.

New Class: 8-7-92
New to CSA: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05