Rye Free Reading Room Seeks Circulation Manager

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The Rye Free Reading Room is seeking a circulation manager.
The Rye Free Reading Room is seeking a circulation manager. Photo Credit: File

RYE, N.Y. -- The Rye Free Reading Room is seeking a customer-focused circulation manager to oversee the daily operation of circulation services and staff in a historic library.

Reporting to the director, the circulation manager supervises all clerical staff, assists in interpreting library policies into procedures, ensures courteous operations of the circulation department and acts as a role model for exemplary public service among staff and colleagues.

Responsibilities include: 
• Supervise all clerical staff and pages within the library, including scheduling, evaluating and training.
• Perform circulation services, such as checking out material, issuing new or replacement cards, 
updating card holder records, collecting fines, resolving customer problems or complaints. 
• Participate in Westchester Library System circulation meetings regarding policies and procedures.
• Purchase library supplies.
• Work interdepartmentally to ensure effective and welcoming service operations competencies.
• Customer service focused.
• Collaborative.
• Critical thinking.
• Outstanding judgment.

Qualifications are as follows: 
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Hospitality or sales experience preferred.
• One year supervisory experience required work environment.
• Ability to operate a computer, calculator, telephone, copying and facsimile machines and other 
equipment typically found in an office environment with or without assistance. 
• Ability to observe general surroundings and assist customers. 
• Some lifting, on occasion up to 35 pounsd; may be required to push or pull book trucks weighing 
up to 150 pounds. 
• Ability to talk, hear, walk, sit, bend, reach, grasp; may occasional need to climb, balance, stoop, 
kneel or crouch.

To apply for an open position, send an email to Director@RyeLibrary.org.

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