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Assistant Library Services Manager

Posted by: Manatee County Public Library System

Posted date: 2017-Sep-23

Location: Manatee County Public Library System

This classification performs high level administrative, managerial and professional duties in the Manatee County Public Library System, including direct organizational responsibility for several major Library functions.

Working Conditions
Indoor/Office situation; high noise environment while performing certain responsibilities. Lifting equipment up to 25 lbs. alone, and up to 50 lbs. with assistance.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.

Coordinates and manages in conjunction with Library Services Manager the operations of numerous facilities; assists in the development, upgrading, and subsequent evaluation of library policies, procedures, service models and programs.

Implements and communicates administrative decisions, directives, policies and regulations to library staff and the general public. Assists in formulating and continuously reviewing system-wide short term and long range services and capital improvement goals, objectives and priorities.

Acts on Library Services Manager's behalf in his/her absence. Maintains familiarity with County initiatives and goals, particularly those of Neighborhood and Community Services.

Handles interviews with local press, and requests for information regarding library services and programs. Performs public speaking as needed at community engagements. Participates in supervisory, general staff, and various board meetings.

Assists Library Services Manager with development and adjustments to budget. Prepares monthly, annual and special statistical and narrative reports and analysis as required. May create other written documents such as award nominations, grant applications and reports, policy and procedures, reports, interview questions, and promotional materials.

Oversees, directs and evaluates supervisory staff at the Central Library. Provides assistance to supervisory staff in the development, planning and approval of projects within the various library departments. Maintains regular communication with all supervisors.

Provides fiscal, signature, work order and time card authority. Approves forms and contracts related to vendor agreements and to volunteer and work programs.

Assesses community needs and develops partnerships with community agencies and organizations. Participates in community projects, particularly literacy driven initiatives. May serve on local boards.

Handles customer complaints and problems, resolves delinquent accounts, coordinates facility repairs and addresses staffing issues system-wide. Coordinates responses or directly replies to public's written comments on patron suggestion forms.

Handles security issues including trespass. Creates incident reports and forms as required. Maintains security codes and alarm passwords as required. Coordinates security officers' hours.

Performs other related work (including weather or other extreme emergency duties) as required.
Job Title Assistant Library Services Manager
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Manatee County Public Library System
Salary $ 54,059.20 - $ 83,803.20 annually
Certification Required? Yes
City Bradenton
State FL
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school. Eight years of progressively responsible library experience, with at least four years in an administrative/supervisory capacity; excellent interpersonal skills.

Technical Requirements

Knowledge of library science principles and practices, especially as they relate to public libraries.

Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.

Knowledge of library administrative principles and practices.

Ability to implement library polices and procedures.

Ability to carry out assignments independently.

Ability to evaluate situations and creatively implement constructive solutions.

Ability to promote team building among professional and non-professional subordinates.

Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative staff, co-workers, County officials, and the general public.

Ability to function effectively under stress.
Application Instructions Please apply online at: jobs/1843780/assistant-library-services- manager?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
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