An exempt position which coordinates and supervises the operations of the library; to perform a wide variety of professional and technical library work; to process, acquire and catalog library materials; assist patrons with requests for information. Reports to the GSO.
Coordinate and supervise all operations of the library: circulation and book reservation system, Information Center, children’s section, Media Department, and Data Resource Center; book selection, acquisition and processing.
Selects staff; provide or coordinate staff training; conduct annual performance evaluation; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures while following current guidelines and policies.
Prepares various materials for introduction into the library collection; catalog material in conformance with established standards.
Gathers budgetary information and presents it to the CFO; submits budget recommendations; and monitor expenditures.
Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; review with appropriate management staff; and implement improvements.
Coordinates activities with resident groups including Friends of the Library and Library Endowment Committee; attends regularly scheduled meetings; assists with developing, promoting, and conducting group programs.
Assists patrons at the circulation desk; respond to and resolves difficult and sensitive inquiries and complaints; provides professional reference and readers’ advisory service to patrons.
Supervises recruitment and training of library volunteers.
Maintains relationship with State and County library systems through attendance at annual conferences and appropriate workshops.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Master’s Degree (M.A. or M.S.) from an American Library Association accredited program; with eight to ten years of education, training, and experience. At least two years of supervisory experience. Should also have experience in a public library setting in assisting patrons, reference and collection management, knowledge of cataloging rules, Dewey Decimal System, and familiarity with appropriate library management software.