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AVAILABLE POSITION: Branch Manager – Lucille E. Dearth Union Township Branch
WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time, 26 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours.
PAY RATE: $11.77-14.85/hr. Benefits include vacation and sick time and longevity.
JOB SUMMARY: Branch Managers have a broad range of duties and responsibilities. A Branch Manager is a member of the management team and is responsible for coordinating and evaluating the delivery of library services including developing and delivering programming to patrons of all ages, providing direct public services at the branch location, and participating in collection development. This position supervises one staff member and coordinates and supervises volunteers.
REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma. Experience in working in a library setting. Commitment to customer service excellence. Superb oral and written communication skills. Expertise with computer technology and an understanding of its potential in providing high quality library services. Ability to organize multiple assignments and work independently. Demonstrated initiative and creative approach to attaining departmental goals. Knowledge of the philosophy and techniques of library service for the local community. Ability to respond quickly to unexpected situations.
Additionally to perform the essential functions of the position, an individual may be required to maintain a physical condition necessary for sitting, walking, and/or standing for long periods of time; lifting or carrying light to moderately heavy objects; operating assigned equipment, including computers.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Some college is preferred. Experience working with children, teens and adults. Experience working in a public library setting.
APPLY: Submit application available at http://www.BranchDistrictLibrary.org/employment and send resume with cover letter and contact information for three references to: Gina Horn, Secretary at HornG@BranchDistrictLibrary.org.
DEADLINE: Application will be accepted through 5:00 pm on Friday, March 14, 2014 though the position will remain open until a qualified candidate is found.
PLEASE NOTE: All candidates will be notified of our decision by mail or phone within 3-4 weeks after the deadline date. We ask that no inquiries be made about the status of your application during this period.
You may always fill out an application. We will keep it for 6 months and consider you for any application that opens up during that time. You may fill out the application below, or here is a printable application that you may fill out and bring in to the main branch in Coldwater.
The Branch District Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All personnel decisions will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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