Manager, Library Circulation Desk - Waleska - job 957560

Kennesaw State University

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Waleska, Georgia

Employment type: Full-time

About Us

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary

Manages library circulation procedures and oversees check in and out process of materials at Sturgis Library. Searches the library's circulation system and databases to find materials for patrons. Supervises materials recovery and coordinates circulation services.


  • Manages confidential user records and stays current on changes in FERPA

  • Works with Director of Access Services in developing an overall strategy for unit

  • Schedules and supervises day, evening, and weekend staff as assigned

  • Participates in periodic evaluation of circulation staff

  • Reviews and resolves problems and handles complaints

  • Identifies lost or stolen material and reports to Director of Collection Development

  • Supervises reserve function and handling of shelf-ready material

  • Oversees procedural processing of library fines and fee transactions and ensures safeguarding of petty cash

  • Recommends major changes in circulation procedures to the Director of Access Services

  • Prepares overdue, circulation, and attendance reports to summarize and forecast usage activity

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Required Experience

Three (3) years of related work experience and three (3) years supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications

Master's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Able to access software features, such as fines, inventory and patron lists Able to deal with multiple projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines


Knowledge of existing state and federal privacy laws that pertain to circulation records Working knowledge of FERPA requirements and the Library of Congress classification system Knowledge of academic library print and electronic holdings


Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Strong customer service skills and phone etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information

This is a supervisory position.

This position has financial responsibilities.

No, this position will not be required to drive.

This role is considered a position of trust.

This position requires a purchasing card (P-Card).

This position will not travel

This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check

  • Standard Enhanced + Education

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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