Job Posting: Assistant Library Director Position
Under the general direction of the Library Director, ensures the highest level possible of professional and friendly customer service through overseeing the administration and supervision of the Library Department’s Operations Division, which includes Electronic Services, Technical Services, and Circulation Services. This position develops policy recommendations and implements policy; prepares, coordinates, and monitors the Library’s annual budget, cataloging and acquisitions, accuracy of databases and websites, and coordination of all Library procurement; and supervises.
- Barcode items and accession into library catalog
- Prep those items for accessioning into collection
- Creates new book list weekly
- Take pictures for New Items List weekly & Post to Social Media
- Takes pictures for programs and posts to social media
- Assist patrons with technology questions
- Enter requests for Inter-Library Loans
- Takes on the director’s duties when director is out
- Scratched DVDs repair/cleaning
- Records minutes of monthly Library Board meeting
Extensive working knowledge of contemporary professional public library theory, principles, practices, functions, methods, and administration. Thorough knowledge of federal, state, county, and local regulations and rules governing public libraries. Knowledge of the management, inventory, and cataloging of library collections. Knowledge of procurement and budget management practices and procedures for a municipal library. Knowledge of City policies and procedures. Above-average proficiency in the use of computers and related equipment, hardware and software, including Microsoft Office applications; working knowledge of library automation systems and of the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Exceptional ability to apply independent judgment in the interpretation of policies and to enforce policies and procedures with tact and diplomacy. Ability to supervise, motivate, and instruct staff and volunteers. Requires excellent communication, leadership, interviewing and employee relations skills. Ability to express ideas effectively in English, verbally and in writing, to groups and individuals. Ability to work with others effectively as a team and to work independently without direct supervision. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with subordinates and fellow employees; strong organizational awareness. Flexibility in work habits and scheduling and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously under time pressures.
Some college or university accredited. Some professional experience in public library technical services and/or electronic services. Experience in management or supervisory experience. Must possess a valid Drivers’ license, with a satisfactory driving record, or ability to obtain one.
This position is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Please send a Cover Letter and resume to email@example.com before January Friday the 19th, 2018 in order to be considered for the position.