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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6293
Occ. Group: 475.922 

Stack Supervisor

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in conducting the shelving operation, monitoring floors, and overseeing shelf workers. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Divides and/or assigns daily shelving, searching, shifting, or similar work.

Checks production and progress and/or assures completion.

Sorts materials from bindery and cataloging for shelving.

Walks floors to observe general condition of shelves.

Interviews, trains, and evaluates performance of new employees.

Assigns, demonstrates, and explains tasks to new employees.

Makes operating estimates such as shelf space required.

Keeps and compiles production records of shelving processes, errors made, items processed, etc.

Determines new alignment of books as shelves fill.

Assists on the circulation desk.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to plan and coordinate the work of others.

Knowledge of library filing and classification systems.

Ability to explain procedures verbally and by demonstration.

Ability to express ideas in writing. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. High school graduate or equivalent; plus one year library experience; Bachelor's degree preferred; supervisory experience preferred. 

Date         Skill         Eval            
5/1/83          5     6120312220

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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