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Posted by: Library Systems & Services

Posted date: 2017-Aug-28

Location: Millington Public Library


Manages with integrity, honesty and knowledge to promote the culture, values and mission of LS&S and creates thriving libraries in the heart of our communities
Evaluate library environments and key operational indicators to identify problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement
Coaches library staff to help achieve operational goals
Monitors and manages staffing levels; Seeks Regional Director input / Keeps Regional Director informed
Develops the library team to deliver excellent customer service and patron experiences
Evaluates and supports the performance of library staff
Implements action plans that meet operational and organizational objectives
Keeps current with library trends, issues and technology as well as political, economic and demographics issues that may affect library services and advanced programming
Plans and executes local, regional and company initiatives to achieve both operational excellence and business results; follows up consistently to ensure accountability to plans
Utilizes existing tools and best practices to ensure effective library operations
Utilizes and helps Library staff utilize management information tools and analyzes financial reports and other library related data (usage, demographics, trends, etc.) to identify and address library system trends and issues
Oversee the selection, acquisition and processing of library materials to meet public needs within the structure of library selection policies and budgetary limitations
Responsible for the local management of the customer relationship (city/county officials, governing boards, library boards)
Regularly solicits client, other stakeholder and patron feedback to understand client needs and the needs of the local community
Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations
Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices
Know, understand and administer the American Library Associations Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read Statement and Freedom to View Statement, recognizing that freedom of access is a fundamental tenet of a public library. In addition to these freedoms, support client discretion of materials available at your local library/libraries
Follow all legal and policy requirements related to patron privacy and custodianship of patron records
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Millington Public Library
Certification Required? No
City Millington
State TN
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Qualifications:

MLS or equivalent required
Three years of supervisory experience preferred
Three years of progressively responsible library managerial experience and/or administrative functions of a library, or equivalent knowledge preferred
Experience analyzing and applying financial reports and library related data (usage, demographics, trends, etc.)
Basic knowledge of programming and financial management
Experience in a role that requires frequent interaction with patrons, fulfilling the requests of patrons and responsibility for addressing patron issues, questions and suggestions
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