These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
Supervises the operation of a branch or section within the Manatee Libraries.
Performs technical reference/readers advisory/cataloging services for the general public.
Compiles bibliographies, book marks, reading lists, etc., as necessary.
Plans, coordinates, and presents adult and juvenile programming, both inside the library and in community facilities, as requested.
Acts as library liaison to community groups. Develops community contacts.
Supervises/coordinates the work of clerical support and professional staff.
Maintains currency in professional library issues, developments, materials, and equipment.
Coordinates activities of section in collection management routines.
Trains/instructs patrons in print/non-print/automated library resources.
Interprets and enforces relevant Library/County policies and procedures to the public.
Prepares monthly, annual and special reports/statistics.
May schedule, train and/or supervise volunteers, public service workers, and AARP workers.
Participates in the selection of staff. Trains, supervises, evaluates and schedules staff within area of responsibility. Assigns duties to section staff.
Prepares publicity for assigned area for transmission to information coordinator.
Serves as a member of the library system management team and attends meetings as required.
Recommends policy/service changes to Library Administration.
Makes administrative decisions for section/branch.
Makes budget recommendation for section/branch.
Performs other related work (including weather or other extreme emergency duties) as required.
Knowledge of modern principles and practices of library science and of library materials, library organization, procedures, policies, aims and services.
Knowledge of automated systems with regard to library procedures and services.
Knowledge of basic supervisory principles and practices, with ability to supervise work of others.
Ability to perform library technical tasks and carry out assignments independently.
Ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds, push book truck, and shelve books.
Ability to understand and carry out directions as well as direct others in this task.
Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with public and staff.
Ability to use and apply computer applications.
Ability to maintain discipline among patrons.
Ability to communicate clearly, orally and in writing.
Ability to make decisions in accordance with policy and instruct others.
Ability to acquire special drivers license, if required.
Ability to work rotating schedules, including days, nights and weekends.
Ability to instruct/train staff/public on individual/group basis.
Ability to make suggestions for improvement in services/policies/procedures.