Job: Library Regional Manager

General Information
Position:
Library Regional Manager

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Salary Range - $94,225.25 - $150,383.58 Annually (dependent upon classification and qualifications)

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Broward County, Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidate who is dynamic, innovative, and passionate about public libraries and providing high quality (SUNsational) public service to a culturally rich and diverse community, for the position of Library Regional Manager at our flagship, Main Library. Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment. This position may be assigned to any location within the Libraries Division based on operational needs.

 

The Libraries Division includes a staff of 600+ employees and a large network of libraries, the Main Library, an African American Research Library and Cultural Center, five Regional Libraries, 29 Community Branches, a digital branch with 24/7 remote access, and partnership facilities with local educational institutions.

 

The purpose of this position is to perform highly responsible professional work at the administrative level of the library system while supervising and managing public service delivery. This position works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing innovative programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports. Specifically, this position is one of seven Regional Managers for 36 library locations and is responsible for developing the professional skills and developing partnership activities of the personnel located in their cluster/flagship.

 

This position also sets the standard for leadership in their cluster/flagship, and is responsible for implementing new benchmarks of excellence in public service delivery and the customer experience.  Additionally, as a high-level leader, this position is responsible for creating an environment that embraces outreach and celebrates creativity in reaching communities that are non-traditional library users. Further, this position is a member of multiple internal and external working groups and must have experience successfully working with local volunteer organizations.

 

The successful candidate for this position must be one who can recognize opportunities to address challenges, communicate with diplomacy and skill to generate support, excitement, and enthusiasm for innovation, while exercising strong change management skills to ensure success in an environment of transformation.


Education:

 

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires a Master's degree from a college or university in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or field relevant to area of assignment. (Master's degree must be from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association depending upon area of assignment).

Requires five (5) years of professional library experience or experience relevant to area of assignment; including four (4) years of relevant supervisory experience.

Preferences:

·         Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, nights, and weekends

·         Master's degree or higher in Education or related field that is separate but relevant from the Minimum Qualifications. (i.e. Public Administration, Social Work, Business Administration).

·         ALA Leadership Institute Certificate

·         Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute Certificate

·         Post Master Certificates in related fields

·         Certificate in Library Leadership and Management

·         Four (4) or more years' experience in Project Management

·         Two (2) or more years' experience in Partnerships

·         Two (2) or more years' of Grant Writing Implementation

·         Four (4) or more years' experience managing and/or developing a system-wide plan of service for programs and services


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
01-24-2022

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www/broward.org/careers

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Broward County Libraries

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
100 S. Andrews Avenue

City:
Fort Lauderdale

Zip:
33301

County:
Broward


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Broward County Libraries

Address:
100 S. Andrews Avenue

City:
Fort Lauderdale

State:
FL

Zip:
33301

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Libraries Human Resources

Contact Email:
libraries-humanres@broward.org

Contact Phone:
954-357-7047

Contact Fax:
9543579705

How to apply

These announcements will remain active until a sufficient number of applications has been received and may close at any time.

How to Apply: www.broward.org/careers

Be advised that during emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers.  County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES  


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