Branch Manager Position Open

Branch Manager Position Open

Mabel Boswell Memorial Library

Job Type: Full-Time, 40 hours per week 

Pay Grade: 9 

Pay Range: $19.86 - $29.78 hourly

Reports to: Library Director 

Department: Branch 

Location: Mabel Boswell Memorial Library

Summary:

The Branch Manager is responsible for directing all activities of the branch library including operations, resources, and staff.

Qualifications:

Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited university plus 2 years of supervisory experience are required. Strong leadership qualities, sound judgment, self-motivation, and the commitment to providing excellent service in a public library are essential.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Computer fluency and willingness to learn new technologies, plus expert level Polaris knowledge
  • Knowledge of professional library principles and practices
  • Expertise in library’s resources, services, classification system, policies, and procedures
  • Must like working with people and be able to cooperate with other staff
  • Ability to make decisions and supervise the work of others. Ability to make a schedule to fit patron demand.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights (until 8:00 p.m.) and Saturdays
  • Position requires walking and standing for long periods. Requires light lifting and carrying of up to 40 pounds.

Responsibilities: 

  • Supervises branch employees and makes schedule; assigns work and tasks to employees
  • Reviews and approves branch employees’ timesheets
  • Collection development for branch, including books and supplies
  • Familiarizes self with library policies to reach expert level
  • Monitors patron behavior and enforces library code of conduct
  • Ensures library is clean, orderly, and that systems and equipment are maintained and functioning
  • Books Meeting Room and Heritage Room
  • Leads staff and establishes a strong morale among branch employees by keeping informed of library news and cultivating an environment of high motivation
  • Works closely with Public Services Manager to ensure processes and policies are followed consistently between locations

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