Managerial and technical work in planning, organizing, and directing of a single location or a specific service of the County library system. Responsible for planning operations in regards to a specific location or service, determining, assessing, and addressing the library and community needs. This position is distinguished from a Librarian I position by a broader range of responsibilities, ability to make independent judgments, and the supervisory responsibility for Librarian I personnel as well as other levels of staff. It is distinguished from the Librarian II position by the larger number of staff supervised, size of facility managed, number of visitors served, and the additional responsibility of managing a multi-function Makerspace. Serves as a member of PCLS's Senior Management Team. Work extends to policy recommendation and formulation and advocacy efforts. Routinely provides advice and consultation to the Library Leadership Team, Public Services (including Youth and Teen Services), Systemwide Services, and other Branch Managers.
Essential Job Functions:
Plans, analyzes, and evaluates library services and operations; recommends and takes appropriate action. Actively participates in fulfilling system-wide goals and implementing policies. Participates in the selection and training of subordinate staff and professionals and evaluates their performance. Coordinates staff schedule and payroll records for the assigned service unit. Works effectively with Library administration and other supervisors or coordinators. Supplies budgetary information and monitors expenditures regarding service unit. Interprets goals and policies to subordinate staff and to patrons and individuals outside of the library. Resolves conflicts with patrons and the general public. Represents the Library at meetings, conferences, presentations and workshops. Monitors site physical maintenance and determines need for repairs and improvements. Develops community partnerships for the assigned service unit. Prepares reports and publications. Performs related work as required.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching. Requires use of a video display monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:
Must possess a Masters in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. Experience with library automation systems and/or personal computers and software including database and/or Internet experience. Four years of professional library experience as a librarian in a public library system including three years of management experience in a small to medium multi-service public library branch.
A comparable amount of directly related experience MAY be substituted at the County's discretion for the minimum educational requirements if candidates are not available that fully meet the minimum requirements of the position as posted.
The Degree Alternative Program (DAP) for in-house applicants does not apply to this posting.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess a valid driver's license.
ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.
Veteran's Preference: Under Section 295.07 F.S., Chapter 55A-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and methods of professional public library service and operations. Knowledge of principles and practices for providing customer services. Knowledge of reference and information procedures and practices. Knowledge of library technology. Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices. Ability to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships. Ability to apply logic and reasoning to problem resolution. Ability to effectively manage time. Ability to motivate, develop, train, and direct personnel. Ability to deal with details. Ability to work without close supervision. Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously. Ability to understand and apply highly complex policies and procedures. Ability to plan and assign work. Ability to operate equipment and technology. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS.
Physical address where the job position is located.