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Richland Library Wheatley Manager

Posted by: Richland Library Personnel Office

Posted date: 2018-Feb-22

Location: Richland Library

Here are some of the things you would be doing if hired for this outstanding career opportunity:

* Acting as the leader of the branch: providing the best possible example and model of excellence, both on the front-lines and behind-the-scenes.
* Coaching, mentoring, guiding, and effectively supervising staff honestly, directly, and consistently to achieve new levels of excellence.
* Engaging and managing staff, including initiating and implementing plans for employee development.
* Demonstrating excellent communication skills with staff, customers, community partners, and Richland Library leadership.
* Training and developing staff in areas such as exceptional customer experiences, product knowledge, collection management, and visual merchandising.
* Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and retaining a diverse and talented group of staff and volunteers.
* Collaborating with other team members to develop and conduct programming that best serves the branchs specific community.
* Exploring and cultivating community partnerships; participating in local organizations, and community events; acting as a Library liaison to the community.
* Overseeing library operations to ensure customer experience standards; delivering an organized schedule and effective staffing.
* Demonstrating ability to learn quickly and to apply new skills and knowledge easily, including technology and procedures.
* Resolving complex circulation problems successfully; interpreting and communicating library policies and procedures to customers and staff.
* Planning, developing, and conducting programs for and with community groups.
* Representing the library at community and group meetings.
* Answering directional and informational questions about the Library, including services, materials, programs, and initiatives.
* Evaluating and analyzing the branch collection as part of an orderly collection development process; maintaining current collection based on customer needs.
* Analyzing library statistics and budget preparation; identifying new strategies for maximizing results, and reporting this information to staff and upper management.
* Providing reference, bibliographic and readers advisory assistance.
* Developing, participating, and performing special activities and other duties as required or assigned.

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Job Title Richland Library Wheatley Manager
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Richland Library
Salary $1,917.75 biweekly, plus benefits
Certification Required? No
City Columbia
State SC
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications * A bachelors degree from an accredited college in a highly relevant field and a minimum of 2 years of documented relevant work experience, including work that would demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to do the job (for example, library, hospitality or customer service management experience). ALA accredited MLIS degree is preferred but is not required (with MLIS degree the experience requirement may be reduced). Transcripts must be presented upon hire.
* Valid drivers license with safe driving record.
* Ability to perform job functions.
Application Instructions APPLY IMMEDIATELY at No deadline is presently established for this Vacancy. Applications being accepted now. When a deadline is determined, the deadline will be announced 24 hours in advance on the Librarys website.

Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.
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