Website Sarasota County Government

Location Name: Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library
County: Sarasota
Region: Southwest Florida
Address: 4143 Woodmere Park Boulevard
City: VeniceZipcode: 34293
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

Join our team at the recently renovated Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library in Venice, FL – one of safest communities in the U.S.! This beautiful location is part of our 10-branch library system. We are a heavily utilized branch serving patrons and hosting intergenerational programs. As our Assistant Manager you’ll play a key role in providing day-to-day oversight and operation of the Library, its staff and system-wide programs. Take the next step in impacting our community – apply today!


Job Description:

Monitor library operations and participate in strategic planning for the library and for the library system.
Develop, implement, manage, and evaluate special projects, services, and programs.
Handle employee relation issues.
Attend annual cash management training and assist in all areas of business unit cash and budget management.
Prepare and present activity reports and technical information.
Ensure standards of service that provide prompt and efficient resolution of each inquiry by internal and external customers, delivered with the utmost respect and courtesy.
Keep abreast of developments, new trends, and innovations in libraries.
Provide opportunities for continuing professional development of self and other staff members, especially in acquiring relevant understanding and skills via coaching and performance management.
Train, direct, and supervise volunteers as needed. Encourages volunteers to use individual talents to creatively address tasks.
Manage proactive assessments of fraud awareness, prevention, detection and risk mitigation activities in area of responsibility.
Oversee financial, compliance, operational and performance audits, ensuring appropriate controls are established and implemented.
Work Hours: Sunday – Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Scheduled 40 hours per week; please note that work schedules include evenings and weekends.



About You
Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution.
Three (3) years of supervisory experience in a public library.
Preferred Qualifications

Advanced professional certifications.
Above average customer service skills, ability to multitask, ability to adapt to various and changing duties as required.

Subject to Passing Substance Screening:  This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening.  An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five (5) years.


About Everything Else
Starting Pay Range: $55,120.00 - $60,000.00, depending on experience

Position Salary Range: $55,120.00 - $88,192.00


Enjoy great benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Florida Retirement System (FRS) and many, many more!
For more information about employee benefits, please click this link or visit for additional information.
Utilize our award-winning wellness program including free gyms and classes at multiple Sarasota County Government locations.
Enjoy 11 paid holidays, 3 personal days and 16 paid vacation days in the first year of full-time employment with increasing accrual rates with years of service. (That adds up to a possible 30 days off in your 1st year!)​​
A different blend of voices prompt better conversations, choices and results for everyone. Sarasota County – Many Voices, One Team.


We celebrate and value the experiences, backgrounds, perspectives, talents and strengths that make us different and are committed to creating a culture of understanding and respect where our employees realize that we are stronger together.

Our vision is to attract, develop, retain and engage a talented workforce broadly representative of the citizens and communities we serve. To further value creativity, innovation, collaboration and great customer service – internally and externally.

Sarasota County Government promotes diversity and inclusion in its workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity or expression, genetic information, religion, national origin, marital status, age or disability. A job applicant with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to participate in the application/selection process is requested to make known the need for an accommodation to Human Resources or appropriate county staff members. For assistance with the application, please call 941-861-5353.

Government employers are drug-free and tobacco-free environments, EEO/AA/ADA employers, and they prohibit discrimination in all services, programs or activities.

Sarasota County Government is a Tobacco-Free/Drug-Free Workplace.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Human Resources
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 941-861-5353
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