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Library Manager

Posted by: West Georgia Regional Library System

Posted date: 2017-Nov-09

Location: Villa Rica Public Library

Plans, directs, and supervises City staff responsible for assisting with the day to day operation of the library
Schedules, assigns, inspects, and evaluates work; instructs and trains in correct methods and procedures; monitors work on a daily basis; reviews and evaluates employee performance
Plans, directs and coordinates, through subordinate level staff, the Librarys work plan; assign projects and programmatic areas of responsibility; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures; meets with key staff to identify and resolve problems
Prepares and monitors the department budget and prepares special reports as required; analyzes and prepares budget for submission to the City Manager; assumes full responsibility for complete adherence to the funds allocated to the department
Manages the development and implementation of library goals, objectives, policies and priorities
Plans, oversees and participates in the development of library collections, services and programs to more effectively meet current and future community needs
Evaluates and selects materials for addition or deletion from collection
Communicates with the general public and with community and professional groups to promote and discuss library services and to gain input for improvements in library programs or services
Serves as a representative from the City to the local library advisory board, the Carroll County Library Board and if requested, the West Georgia Regional Library Board
Performs other related duties as assigned
Job Title Library Manager
Start Date October 2017
Library/Institution Name Villa Rica Public Library
Salary Minimum $41,493
Certification Required? No
City Villa Rica
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Bachelors degree in any discipline is required. Seven (7) years of professional level library experience with two (2) years of supervisory or management experience; Masters degree in Library Science or Library Information Science preferred.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems and programs;
Knowledge of methods and techniques of modern library work including cataloging, classification, reference, selection, acquisitions and circulation;
Considerable knowledge of equipment and facilities required in a comprehensive library system;
Considerable knowledge of community library needs and resources;
Knowledge of good public relations practices and principles;
Knowledge of supervisory and management principles and practices;
Ability to manage and direct the operations and activities of a municipal library;
Ability to develop and administer library goals, objectives and procedures;
Ability to analyze and assess programs, policies and operational needs and make
appropriate adjustments;
Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals;
Ability to plan, organize and coordinate a branch of the comprehensive library system; Ability to coordinate, analyze, and utilize a variety of reports and records;
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, and the public;
Ability to present ideas and recommendations clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
Ability to plan creative, appropriate activities for all ages;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, parents and children.
Application Instructions Please apply online.
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