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Librarian III

Posted by: Manatee County Public Library System

Posted date: 2017-Mar-13

Location: Manatee County Library System - Rocky Bluff Library

This is a supervisory position for a growing community library featuring a café and just minutes from the Ellenton Outlets. Trains and supervises staff and volunteers and acts as liaison for an active Friends group. Manages facility, overseeing maintenance, technology concerns, collection development and community programming needs. Maintains current awareness of professional library issues, developments, materials and equipment with emphasis on library trends and services.

Must possess the ability to work with clientele of a variety of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Must possess knowledge of and have the ability to provide basic computer technology and training to adults and children. Must have effective ability to communicate and collaborate with library and county administration as well as partner with community individuals and organizations. Must be able to speak in front of community groups and promote library services. Regular attendance and availability during all operating hours with the ability to work at any MCPLS location.

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

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.
Interprets and enforces relevant Library/County policies and procedures to the public.Prepares monthly, annual and special reports/statistics. Participates in the selection of staff. Trains, supervises, evaluates and schedules staff within area of responsibility. Assigns duties to section staff. Prepares publicity for assigned area for transmission to information coordinator. Serves as a member of the library system management team and attends meetings as required. Recommends policy/service changes to Library Administration.

Makes administrative decisions for section/branch. Makes budget recommendation for section/branch. Performs other related work (including weather or other extreme emergency duties) as required.
Job Title Librarian III
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Manatee County Library System - Rocky Bluff Library
Salary $51,001.60 - $79,060.80 annually
Certification Required? Yes
City Ellenton
State FL
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Master's degree in library science from a university or college accredited by the American Library Association, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a public library system. Minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience.
Application Instructions Please apply online at: jobs/1685673/librarian-iii?page=2&pagety pe=jobOpportunitiesJobs
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Special Notes This is a Branch supervisor position for the Rocky Bluff Library in Ellenton, FL. The incumbent will work variable day and evening hours, Tuesday - Saturday.

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