Website Palm Beach County Library System

Location Name: Multiple Locations
County: Palm Beach
Region: Select One
Address: 3650 Summit Blvd
City: West Palm BeachZipcode: 33406
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

Administers and oversees the operation of a major section in a branch library.  Interprets and explains library policies/procedures to the public and staff; creates and approves classes and activities for adults; provides research services to members; resolves member complaints/problems; monitors materials budget/selection; recommends the hiring, promotion and termination of staff; trains and directs professional/paraprofessional library system personnel; supervises the use of online and electronic resources utilized for public computer classes; participates in long-range planning and committee work.

The PBC Library System seeks to recruit diverse staff to serve the needs of our diverse community and members.

The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement and participation in the Florida Retirement System.

Education/Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); minimum of two (2) years of professional library experience, including one (1) year of supervisory responsibilities.

Necessary Special Requirement: Must possess a MLS accredited by the ALA at the time of application.

PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE:  Conducting oral presentations/speaking in public; using online/electronic library resources.  Also desirable:  Bilingual (English/Spanish/Creole).

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Andrea L. Taylor
Contact Email: taylora@pbclibrary.org
Contact Phone: 561 233-2707
How to Apply / Instructions:

Visit www.pbcgov.jobs for job description and to apply online.  May upload any Veteran’s Preference documentation to online application (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Online Applications are accepted until filled.  EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.