Part-Time Weekend and Evening Circulation Supervisor Law Library

Job description

The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is a national leader in experiential education, a recognized innovator in legal pedagogy, and the home of multiple nationally-recognized programs and centers, including a Top-10 program in legal research and writing. Denver Law has a strong commitment to supporting faculty research, to training highly skilled and professionally aware lawyers, and to exposing students to the range of legal technologies relevant to modern-day practice.

Position Summary

This position reports to the Head of Access Services, and it oversees the Westminster Law Librarys access services responsibilities during weekend and evening hours, as scheduled. The core duties of the position include oversight of the law librarys circulation and its functions during these times, the handling of unexpected staffing issues, personally staffing the circulation desk, shelving/stacks and other collection maintenance, interlibrary loan, signage/displays, stats collection, building maintenance issues, and additional projects as assigned.

This is a part-time, non-benefited position, which will not exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Scheduled hours will total approximately twenty hours per week, and compensation will be $16 per hour.

Essential Functions

  • Help coordinate, oversee, problem-solve, and participate in the access services functions of the law library on weekends and evenings, including general circulation functions, reserves, shelving, stacks maintenance, filing, signage, and interlibrary loan.
  • Provide high-quality service at a combined circulation and reference desk.
  • Work closely with the Head of Access Services and the Assistant Director in areas such as access services planning, monitoring, and assessment.
  • Serve as the initial point person for building management issues during assigned shifts - including communicating facilities requests, technological troubleshooting, weather-related issues, and security - and communicate them as appropriate, including to the Head of Access Services and the Assistant Director.
  • Stay abreast of new developments in law library access services.
  • Work with the Head of Access Services and other members of the law library team to develop relevant programming in access services.
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A strong customer service orientation.
  • An ability to work weekends and evenings.
  • Technological proficiency, including in library-related technologies to support access services, such as online catalogs and ILL platforms, or a demonstrated potential for rapid growth into such skills.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and the ability to exercise independent judgment.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in a library.

Work Schedule

Two weekend days (either Friday & Saturday or Saturday & Sunday), as well as weekday evening shifts as assigned.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Thursday, May 20th, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. If you have questions, please contact Lewis Zimmerman at .

Hourly Rate
The hourly rate for this position is $16.00.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is an affirmative action employer committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. Any applicable status protected by state or local law is not taken into account in any employment decision, including age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.




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Job No: 493757
Posted: 5/5/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable