Phoenix Public Library is seeking experienced, innovative, community-oriented, and technically proficient leaders to manage regional branches or a major unit at the Central Library. The system consists of 16 branches and the Burton Barr Central Library. Responsibilities include creating and implementing innovative service delivery programs in a customer focused environment, monitoring an operations budget, effectively working with community organizations, motivating and leading a large staff toward fulfilling the goals of the Phoenix Public Library's strategic plan, working as a leader within the system's senior management teams, providing effective service delivery to diverse populations, and thinking and working independently. The candidate will have the technical aptitude to learn and use new technology and cloud hosted services/solutions and possess High level of analytical and organizations skills
Regional Branch Manager: responsible for managing a regional branch in addition to providing support to other branch libraries in the region. Duties include: coordinating the activities of the branch libraries within an assigned region; supervising branch managers and supervisors; and coordinating regional projects in support of library strategic plan.
Customer Support Services Manager, Burton Barr Central Library: responsible for overseeing Customer Support Services at Burton Barr Central Library such as the circulation, sort, and call center teams. This position is responsible for the coordination and implementation of department initiatives, providing project management oversight and execution, providing strategic plan alignment and monitoring, and using technology and data analysis to manage operational and business needs.
Public Services Manager, Burton Barr Central: responsible for the management of all information service desks at the Burton Barr Central Library; the delivery of information and reader's advisory services; the development and management of programming, outreach, and workforce literacy services; the management of the Burton Barr Central Library Special Collections; and may oversee Youth Services; the scheduling of all information services staff; and the supervision and development of professional, clerical, and paraprofessional staff.
Technical Services Manager: is responsible for overseeing the acquisition, receiving, and cataloging of all library materials. The range of library materials includes print books, books in 24 international languages, music CDs, DVDs, spoken work on CD, and other electronic resources. Duties also include managing the teams that comprise the work unit; representing the Phoenix Public Library at the local, state, regional, and national level for technical services initiatives; and developing partnerships and managing vendor contracts for the provision of library materials and value-added services.
Collection Development Manager: responsible for managing the selection of all library materials including print, AV, and electronic. Duties include managing vendor contracts for the selection of library materials; collection analysis; developing collection development standards; staff training; and representing the Phoenix Public Library at the local, state, regional, and national level for collection development initiatives. The
Adult Services Coordinator: Coordinate the Adult Services programming for the system; Manage several large projects with separate funding sources at the same time; giving presentations and writing detailed reports to library staff, city government and community organizations; granting interviews to members of the media. In addition, this position assists with grant writing that focuses on expanding or improving upon system services for adults.
Youth Services Coordinator: Coordinate the Youth Services programming for the system; Manage several large projects with separate funding sources at the same time; giving presentations and writing detailed reports to library staff, city government and community organizations; granting interviews to members of the media. In addition, this position assists with grant writing that focuses on expanding or improving upon system services for children and teens.
This recruitment may be used by any department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.
Recruitment closes April 23, 2019. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.
$60,174 - $89,856 annually.
A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days. For more details, visit:Unit 7 Benefits
- Four years of progressively responsible professional library experience.
- Three years of experience supervising staff in a library environment.
- A master's degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution, or foreign equivalent.
- Working irregular hours, weekends, holidays, and evenings may be required for business operational needs.
- Only the highest qualified will be posted to the eligible to hire list.
- The City job description can be found here
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Includes the job requirements listed above, plus:
- Minimum of two years experience using SharePoint 2013 or newer in a business environment
- Minimum of two years experience experience in organizational change
- Experience in data analysis
- Professional experience in a public library setting
- The ability to speak Spanish is desirable but not required.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.phoenix.gov/hr/current-jobs/ by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list.
YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.
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