Job: Library Manager 1PS01

General Information
Position:
Library Manager 1PS01

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$23.88 - $38.21 Hourly $49,677.47 - $79,483.46 Annually

Job Category:
Administration

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm

This is administrative, managerial, professional library work supervising and coordinating the activities of one or more small to medium branch libraries, bookmobiles, outreach department, or other service within the Alachua County Library District.

An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for applying modern professional library techniques and supervising a small staff of professional, paraprofessional, technical, and clerical employees, and volunteers.

Work is independently performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of results obtained.
 Examples of Duties:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Plans, directs, controls and coordinates the activities of one or more small to medium branch libraries, bookmobiles, outreach department, or other service section.

Supervises and coordinates the activities of subordinate employees including determining work procedures and schedules; issuing instructions and assigning duties; reviewing work; recommending personnel actions; conducting performance reviews; and conducting departmental training and orientation.

Recommends operating budget and long range plan proposals for the branch(es), department, or section.

Monitors budget(s); recommends budget transfers.

Assists in establishing plans, priorities, and procedures and recommends changes in organizational structure and resource allocation to meet Service and District goals.

Keeps informed of current trends and new professional techniques by reading professional journals and publications, and through participation in professional organizations, workshops and conferences.

Disseminates important trend information to subordinate staff.

Recommends materials for acquisition and weeding, and rotates materials in from Headquarters.

Coordinates, manages and reviews special projects and a variety of programs for the public.

Provides bibliographic, reference and reader's advisory assistance in person and by phone to library patrons, in accordance with the service-level guidelines for each facility, using printed materials, on-line services and referrals. This includes guiding library patrons in selection, organization and interpretation of library materials, and in the effective use of technology and library facilities.

Arranges for the maintenance and security of vehicles and facility, including opening and closing.

Serves as library system liaison to the community served by the branch(es), department or section.

Ensure patron compliance of all policies and procedures through effective communication and enforcement.

Performs related work as required.

NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of professional principles, practices, systems and techniques of public librarianship.

Considerable knowledge of available public library program/service materials and the ability to obtain them.

Considerable knowledge of major fields of learning comprising the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities.

Considerable knowledge of library equipment.

Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of modern personnel supervision and motivation.

Knowledge of reader interests and levels.

Knowledge of titles, authors and contents of books and other materials.

Knowledge of general and specialized reference sources, including those technological.

Knowledge of operating budget practices, procedures and methods for development.

Ability to effectively supervise and coordinate the activities of subordinate employees.

Ability to assist in analyzing library problems and to suggest practical solutions.

Ability to use and explain library facilities, equipment, services, materials, and policies and procedures to patrons and staff.

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to oversee the planning and administering of programs and public presentations of interest.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, the community and library patrons.

Ability to contribute to the growth and development of the branch, department or section, within the appropriate service levels.

Ability to perform research and prepare reports.

Understand how and why Library policies and procedures were developed.


Education:

Master's degree in library science from a library school program accredited by the American Library Association and three years professional library experience including one year of supervisory experience. Must provide own means of transportation. Successful completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Evening and weekend work hours may be required.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
05-16-2016

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Alachua County Library District

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
1130 NE 16th Ave

City:
Gainesville

Zip:
32601

County:
Alachua


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Alachua County Library District

Address:
401 E University Ave

City:
Gainesville

State:
Florida

Zip:
32601

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Jonathan Flynt

Contact Email:
jflynt@alachuacounty.us

Contact Phone:
352-374-5275

Contact Fax:
352-338-3205

How to apply

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm


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