Title: Division Manager
Organization: Akron-Summit County Public Library
Location: Science and Technology Department
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours0, including evenings and weekends
Salary: Grade 9, $1,740.90 biweekly
Principal Duties: Under minimal supervision, manages all Division operations including: interviewing, scheduling, training, motivating, and evaluating Science and Technology staff; developing and maintaining a well-balanced system-wide collection of books and other materials; maintaining a high level of customer service in the Division; keeping abreast of current trends and development in the S&T subject areas; coordinating relevant activities with other Division Branches, and Mobile Services; overseeing the planning and implementation of programs and services; marketing the materials and services of the Division; performing a full range of collection development duties; providing reader''s advisory and reference service to customers; and performing other tasks as assigned.
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 in S&T subject areas; demonstrated supervisory and management skills; ability to assess customer interests and needs and develop services and programs accordingly; excellent customer service skills; including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to think and work independently; ability to speak and write effectively; and sound professional judgment. A Master of Library and Information Science degree issued by an ALA-accredited school of Library and Information Science and extensive professional library experience are required.
Contact: Human Resources, Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326-0001. For application information, please call the Job Hotline at 330.643.9105.
Submit: For consideration, applicants must submit a resume and cover letter, citing the position via e-mail to [email protected] or through the mail to Human Resources at Akron-Summit County.
Deadline: Open Until Filled