Title: Branch Library Manager
Organization: Akron-Summit County Public Library
Location: Maple Valley Branch
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours) including evening and weekends
Salary: Grade 9, $1,740.90/bi-weekly
Principal Duties: Manages all branch operations, including interviewing, scheduling, evaluating, and training of branch employees; manages the branch facility, including overseeing the general building maintenance; maintains positive public relations with the community by promoting library services, working closely with The Friends group and developing rapport with customers, key community leaders and organizations; develops library programs for children, young adults or adults; oversees children, young adult and adult materials collections; and branch book inventory; provides general reference services to customers, including readers'' advisory and book talks; and performs other tasks as necessary.
A Master of Library and Information Science degree issued by an ALA-accredited school of library and information science and extensive professional librarian experience is required. Proven aptitude in professional library science, preferably in a public library setting, including a comprehensive knowledge of reference sources, reader interest levels, books and authors; demonstrated supervisory skills; ability to assess community interests and needs and develop programs and services accordingly; excellent customer service skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; professional presentation skills;and sound professional judgment.
Contact: Human Resources Department, Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326-0001 or to [email protected]
Submit: For consideration, applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter indicating previous applicable professional experience and training, and three (3) references.
Deadline: May 3, 2022