Utah State University

Library Manager (Building Supervisor)

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/4/2024 3:19 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
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Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100% Time
University Libraries
Library Public Services
Advertised Salary
Minimum of $50,000, Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


The Library Building Supervisor is the primary liaison with USU Facilities for the Merrill-Cazier Library building and is a member of the Access Services unit. This position also manages the circulating technology and coordinates mail delivery. Additional responsibilities include performing general assignments and tasks associated with the daily operation of the Merrill-Cazier Library Help & Check-Out Desk and Course Reserve Desk, and assisting the student workforce.

The Building Supervisor is an exempt position (Library Manager) reporting to the Head of Access Services. The hours of the position are Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 4:00pm. The Building Supervisor is also occasionally available outside regular hours to respond to building issues as necessary.


  • Submit, follow up with, and maintain Facilities work orders in the designated system.
  • Monitor Building Slack channels and respond to building issues.
  • Serve as the primary liaison with Facilities and Public Safety for the building.
  • Be available after hours for building problems and emergencies.
  • Work regular shifts at the service desks and supervise the procedures for opening the building.
  • Contribute to the development of library procedures, workflows, and services in the Access Services Unit.
  • Update circulating technology, including circulating laptops and iPads, with assistance from Library IT.
  • Collaborate with Library Outreach, Spaces and Exec groups and other outside stakeholders.
  • Manage the mail room and mail delivery including training student workers and updating mail reference material.
  • Complete on-going furniture audits.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field; bachelor’s degree plus two years of experience; associate degree plus four years of experience; or six years of library, customer service, or clerical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working on a university campus or in a library
  • Customer service experience
  • Technology proficiency
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience with building management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues and library patrons.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines
  • Organization skills and ability to be flexible with changing priorities and circumstances
  • Ability to exercise good judgement
  • Interest in learning new skills

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV"
  2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum of $50,000, Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

Salary is minimum of $50,000, plus excellent benefits including a 14.2% (starting at $7,100) annual retirement contribution. Utah State University offers a competitive benefits package which includes medical and dental, and 22 days/year vacation. https://www.usu.edu/hr/files/benefits/Benefits_Summary.pdf

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023


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