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Circulation Supervisor, MCPHS University, Boston, MA

Circulation Supervisor - Evenings / Weekends

MCPHS University

Boston, MA Campus


For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That's why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 


Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.



The Circulation Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that the Circulation desk is staffed; keeping the library open for patrons during service hours; responding to requests or problems, and supporting interlibrary loan operations. The work schedule is Sunday through Thursday, 3:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m., and varies during school breaks and Summer. 

  • Supervise Circulation desk including passing care of the library over to the security guard when appropriate
  • Interpret library policies for patrons
  • Participate in hiring, scheduling and submitting payroll for student assistants
  • Process interlibrary loan requests - Borrowing for MCPHS students
  • Assign tasks to student assistants and supervise their work
  • Supervise daily shelving of serials and books
  • Process print serials
  • Support Virtual Reference service
  • Assist in cataloging print and digital materials
  • Coordinate maintenance of physical appearance of library facility
  • Serve as backup for training student assistants

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.




  • A bachelor's degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to be reliable
  • Ability to work independently


  • Supervisory experience
  • Library experience or attending a graduate program in Library Science

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

To apply, please visit Attach a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University's diversity are welcome to apply.

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