Adam Steele

  • Assist with day to day operations in the Circulation Services Department (Circ) in consultation with the Head of Circulation Services.
  • Assist with training Circulation Services staff and student employees to maintain appropriate production and workflow in Circ.
  • Ensure student supervisor desk and task coverage of Circ all hours the library is open.
  • Maintain and oversee the Circulation Services student employee budget.
  • Train and supervise student employees that report directly to the Circulation Services Librarian.
  • Assist the Head of Circulation Services in communicating effectively with Circulation Services staff and student workers in order to insure effective function of Circ.
  • Assist the Head of Circulation Services in formulating, documenting, and implementing new policies, procedures, and services in cooperation with other Circulation Services staff and students.
  • Instruct patrons in their use of Circulation Services functions, including development of promotional and educational materials, online Circulation Services Manuals, and web page maintenance in cooperation with the Head of Circulation Services and other Circulation Services staff and students.
  • Assist the Head of Circulation Services in resolving problems and assisting Circulation Services staff and student employees in problem resolution. 
  • Maintain open communication with the Head of Circulation Services and other Circulation Services staff and students about operations and future direction of the department.
  • Assist the Head of Circulation Services and Circ staff to evaluate the effectiveness of Circ policies and procedures by compiling and analyzing statistics.
  • Assist the Head of Circulation Services in cooperating with other departments on collaborative projects and serving on appropriate University Libraries committees and working groups in order to insure institutional objectives are effectively met.
  • Assist the Head of Circulation Services to research, design, implement, and maintain circulation calendars, notices, loan rules, rule determiners, logins, initials and passwords, templates, and similar configuration options on the integrated library system.​