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Branch Library Supervisor

Posted by: Lincoln County

Posted date: 2018-Aug-06

Location: Lincoln County Public Library

● Performs supervisory, administrative, and customer service duties in support of the Library system operations

● Supervises the operations of the main Library, a branch, or a department within the Library system

● Trains, schedules, assigns, directs, and supervises personnel; assists Director in evaluating and disciplining personnel

● Ensures the patrons and staff comply with Library policies and procedures

● Assists patrons at the circulation desk; checks materials in and out; renews materials; places items on reserve, issues new Library cards; receives money for fines; registers patrons for internet use and schedules sessions; answers phones; assists patron with locating materials and with public access computers; answers questions

● Shelves materials; reads and straightens shelves; shifts and rearranges materials as needed

● Assists the Director in the selection, weeding, and de-selection of materials in branch location or in an assigned department

● Performs opening and closing procedures

● Balances money drawer and prepares financial report

● Maintains supply inventory

● Oversees maintenance of assigned facilities

● Resolves problems involving disputed fines; makes decisions concerning damaged items; handles or directs concerns or complaints

● Processes donations; assists with book selection

● Oversees the development and implementation of childrens programming, including weekly story time, special school programs, group tours; prepares and promotes summer reading program

● Plans and oversees special programs that instruct, educate and entertain the residents of Lincoln County

● Assists Library Director in obtaining, implementing, and evaluating private and public grants

● Serve as supervisor on duty at the main Library on nights and weekends

● Attends meetings; writes reports
Job Title Branch Library Supervisor
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Lincoln County Public Library
Salary $37,356 - $56,784
Certification Required? No
City Denver
State NC
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications ● Requires knowledge of Library principles, methods, and practices; knowledge of computers and modern office equipment; knowledge of word processing, the internet, online databases, electronic spreadsheet management, and integrated Library software

● Skill in decision making

● Skill in management and supervision

● Skill in compiling information and preparing reports

● Skill in organizing electronic and paper filing systems

● Skill in operating such office equipment as a typewriter, calculator, copier, and facsimile machine

● Skill in interpersonal relations

● Skill in oral and written communication.


Bachelors degree required. Masters in Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited university preferred.

Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.

Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid drivers license issued by the State of North Carolina. Safe driving record.
Application Instructions Application received online.
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Special Notes Requires night and weekend shifts

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