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Librarian II @ Jackson-George Regional Library System (Gautier, MS)

07 Mar 2018 5:36 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

Jackson-George Regional Library System

Career Ladder Position – Librarian II – Gautier Branch Manager

   

Position:                      Librarian II – Gautier Branch Manager

 

Available:                   Open until filled.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  IF YOU DO NOT MEET ALL OF THESE QUALIFICATIONS, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THE POSITION.

A.        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.         A Masters’ degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited graduate school.

2.         Three years successful professional public library experience, with at least one year in a supervisory position.

3.         Effective oral and written communication skills.

4.         Demonstrated commitment to customer service, community involvement, networking, resource sharing, staff development and in-service training.

5.         Knowledge of current technologies available to library staff and patrons.

6.         Knowledge of integrated library systems and recent experience using them.

7.         Active membership in one or more library-related professional organizations.

8.         Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.

 

SALARY/BENEFITS: The hiring salary range is $40,000-$45,000 (placement being dependent on experience and qualifications) with an excellent benefits package.

 

WORK HOURS:  37.5 hour work week; normal work schedule may include day, evening and rotating Friday/Saturday hours.

 

DUTIES:

1.            Responsible for the management, supervision and development of the Library.

2.            Work with branch and system staff to develop a series of programs for various age groups and the general public to be presented at the library throughout the year.

3.            Develop awareness and understanding of community concerns, issues, and interests.  Become involved in the community, with active membership in at least one major civic organizations serving residents of the local community.

4.            Responsible for maintenance of facilities and grounds, working with the facilities maintenance manager to develop and implement plans when assistance beyond those available through the regular library custodial staff is required.

5.            Organize, train, direct, schedule, motivate and evaluate paid and volunteer personnel.

6.            Analyze personnel, budget, services, equipment and facility needs and problems and recommend cost-effective and efficient solutions appropriately.

7.            Plan and perform materials selection, weeding, and other collection development activities, in accordance with established policies.

8.            Conduct orientation and other training, re-training and cross training programs for personnel as needed.

9.            Communicate, model, and implement approved policies and procedures in a timely and effective manner.

10.          Serve as the primary liaison with JGRLS administrative staff.

11.          Prepare forms and reports as needed, scheduled or requested, including purchase orders, monthly schedules, branch statistics, requests for public relations services, and inventory reports and other reports as needed.

12.          Closely monitor expenditures of all departments and staff supervised.

13.          Support the activities of the Friends and other groups working to support the Library and/or JGRLS.

14.          Stay current with developments in the field of librarianship through professional reading, association memberships, and attendance at professional workshops and conference and participation in in-house and online training as requested.

15.          Schedule and conduct regular branch staff meetings.

 

TO APPLY:  Candidates meeting MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS must submit a formal letter of application to Pamela Armstrong, Assistant Director, HR & Branch Services, (parmstrong@jgrls.org). 

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

 

        

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