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Branch Manager (2 Positions available) - Sangaree and St. Stephen library

Posted by: Berkeley County Library System

Posted date: 2018-Aug-09

Location: Berkeley County Library System

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copy of your Social Security Card
copy of your South Carolina Drivers License, ten (10) year driving record for SC or any state that you have resided in for the past ten (10) years
copy of your High School Diploma or G.E.D.
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Job Summary and Essential Functions
This position typically provides the development, planning and coordinating of library activities and services; and deals courteously and effectively with fellow employees and citizens.


Performs a variety of duties, including managing the day to day operations of a library branch.
Supervises, trains and evaluates the staff, creates a cohesive team that provides excellent customer service and coordinates the services of circulation, reference and readers' advisory.
Performs collection development and evaluation and provides timely and telling narrative and statistical reports to the administration.
Serves as a community liaison with the Schools, residents and civic clubs and organizations in and around the surrounding areas.
Serves as a member of the library system's management team.
Represents the library system at professional conferences.
Performs outreach and collaborates with other agencies.
Develops programs and activities.
Provides support to other departments and frontline staff.
Coordinates and participates in outreach opportunities.
Attends training, webinars and readings.
Orders and stocks materials and weeds collection.
Trains staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Title Branch Manager (2 Positions available) - Sangaree and St. Stephen library
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Berkeley County Library System
Salary $42,901.77 - $49,337.04 Annually
Certification Required? Yes
City Berkeley County
State SC
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Minimum Requirements to Perform Work
Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science;
Four (4) years of library experience;
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license for South Carolina with safe driving record.
Special Requirements:
Departmental testing may be administered during interview;
A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of personal computer experience including Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel.
Knowledge of technology trends and understanding their role in providing library services and resources.
Knowledge of automated library systems software.
Ability to display a demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service.
Ability to prepare purchase orders.
Ability to manage inventory and property.
Ability to manage grant funds.
Ability to make budget recommendations and manage the budget.
Application Instructions Agency
1003 HIGHWAY 52

MONCKS CORNER, South Carolina, 29461
Website areers/berkeleycountysc?
Web Link
Special Notes Please see complete job posting at: eleycountysc?

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