University of Utah Job Description
Oversees the day-to-day functions of assigned department. Applies knowledge of library science principles to optimize production and quality and quantity of work. Assists in establishing and implementing departmental processes and procedures. Plans and budgets for hiring and scheduling. Other personnel matters include training, performance reviews and determining disciplinary action.
Six years related experience including one year supervisory experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required; basic knowledge of library science techniques and principles in order to provide oversight to assigned area required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Supervisors are responsible for the overall performance of their assigned area. Typically these areas have high turnover rates and the hiring and training activities demand a significant portion of the supervisor's time. In addition, the incumbent must balance payroll constrains against the departments coverage needs. The Supervisor is also responsible for resolving conflicts with vendors, employees and library patron's.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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