• Full Time
  • Dunedin, FL
  • Hiring Salary: $61,193.60 - $73,424.00 (DOQ) USD / Year

Website Dunedin Public Library

Location Name: Dunedin Public Library
County: Pinellas
Region: Central Florida
Address: 223 Douglas Ave.
City: DunedinZipcode: 34698
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

Under general direction and supervision, plans, organizes, conducts and oversees library services with focus on youth programming. Provides strategic direction, leadership and direct supervision of staff. Performs related professional and administrative work as directed. This is a salaried position that is exempt from overtime rules in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act. Reports to the Library Director.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities


The duties recorded below are representative of the duties of the class and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbents(s) of any particular position.

Plans, directs, oversees and coordinates the operations of the public service desk and provides effective and efficient services in accordance with Library goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

Supervises subordinate staff members and volunteers. Supervisory duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing, scheduling and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems and recommending employee discipline and discharge.

Effectively delivers library services to patrons. Maintains personal skills and knowledge to assure quality of service in person, online and by phone in the areas of library collections, technology, reference, readers’ advisory, materials handling and customer service.

Participates in the planning of Library goals and objectives; evaluates policies and procedures and makes recommendations for change as appropriate.

Provides training and supervision to staff in using ILS software, online resources and other library software.

Oversees and participates in collection maintenance along with utilizing collection management tools.

Ensures safe conditions for staff, patrons and building operation. Takes appropriate action in emergency procedures and assists with security needs.

Attend supervisor meetings, staff meetings, city meetings and trainings and countywide special interest group meetings.

Maintains department records and statistics with accuracy; prepares various reports as required.

Participates as a Passport Agent for the Library Passport Acceptance Facility. Assists with the Branch Library and other public desks as needed.

Provides outreach at city/community events and other local organization programs or events.

Creates promotional and educational items for staff, patrons and stakeholders.

Operates library and office equipment including, but not limited to copy machine, self check-out machine, crafting equipment and library sound system.

Youth Services Library Manager

Oversees, coordinates, collaborates and schedules youth programming with youth services staff.

Participates and oversees collection development activities such as reading reviews, ordering library materials and maintaining collection through weeding and evaluation.

Manages gifts, grants, donations and Friends of the Library funds for youth programming and services.

Collaborates with other city departments, state and county departments and local schools on services to Youth.

Enhances the Library’s relationships with community stakeholders, especially those with youth focus.


While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.

Serves as Acting Director in the absence of the Library Director and Assistant Library Director as required.

Participates in library committees and professional organizations on the county, state and national level.

Continues learning about current theories and trends in library operations, services and programming along with completing continuing education webinars and attending workshops.

Works with stakeholder groups such as the Library Advisory Committee, Friends of the Library and the Library Foundation.

Performs routine administrative/clerical work as required. Performs related duties as required.

Special Requirements

Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license.

This position is Category B for the purposes of Dunedin Emergency Management.  The incumbent may be required to be onsite/available as scheduled during times of emergency as declared by the City/County Commission or City Manager.


Requires a Master's degree in library science with five years of experience in library operations.

Requires a minimum of one year in a supervisory capacity.

Experience with Youth and Teen programming is required.

An equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities may be considered.

Must possess a valid driver’s license or have the ability to travel to local city and county library meetings along with conferences and trainings.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Phyllis Gorshe
Contact Email: pgorshe@dunedinfl.net
Contact Phone: 727-298-3080
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