Website Palm Beach County Library System

Location Name: Main Library
County: Palm Beach
Region: Southeast Florida
Address: 3650 Summit Blvd
City: West Palm BeachZipcode: 33406
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

Professional and supervisory work administering and overseeing the operation of the Research Section of the Main Library.  Supervises subject specialist and four (4) additional professional and paraprofessional Research positions. Oversees and coordinates events and activities for adults, and system-wide Ask-a-Librarian virtual research services.  Facilitates monthly Assistant Branch Manager meetings, on-boarding and trainings.  Responsible for planning, organizing and delivering research services system-wide/Main Library adult special collections. Recommends the hiring, promotion and termination of staff.  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 accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); minimum of three (3) years of professional library experience that includes two (2) years of supervisory work.

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

PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE:  Managing a major department/branch of a public library; training/supervising personnel for more than three (3) years; handling/resolving facilities/building issues; conducting oral presentations/speaking in public. Also desirable: Bilingual (English/Spanish/Creole).

 

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Andrea 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.