Job: Branch Manager II

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Branch Manager II

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Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.



Performs a variety of complex technical and administrative tasks requiring considerable independent judgment and in-depth knowledge related to the management of a large library branch serving an urban area of the County.  The person in this job classification manages a library facility of at least 15,000 sq. ft. and supervises at least 12 employees including a professional staff.


  • Directs operations of library branch by assisting in developing short-range and long-range plans, determining internal policies and procedures, and coordinating the development of goals and objectives for the unit.
  • Manages and leads in the operation of a branch library.
  • Maintains good public relations with the neighborhood, community, or target populations served by the unit.
  • Trains and makes assignments to subordinates, evaluates their performance, and recommends personnel actions.
  • Monitors unit operations and customer service, ensures any necessary corrections are made, and implements staff changes to improve services.
  • Assists in budget preparation and maintenance by forecasting department or branch library requirements and monitoring expenditures.
  • Oversees branch physical plant (cleanliness, safety, security, use); reports problems to the Director and Maintenance Department.
  • Attends meetings, continuing education programs and conferences to keep informed of current trends, issues, and methods related to the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Coordinates, plans, and promotes various library activities.
  • Assists in selecting materials for the branch collection.
  • Serves as a member of the Library Department’s Management Team.




Requires a M.S.L.S. degree from an ALA accredited school and at least four years of management experience in a public library; or any equivalent acceptable combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Requires a valid State of Florida Driver’s License.


Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques, and procedures; ability to lead, plan, and supervise the work of others; ability to use office productivity software and library systems software; tact and courtesy; ability to work in a team environment; ability to speak effectively in public; good professional judgment.



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Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Orange Park

Job Location:
Northeast Florida

2054 Plainfield Ave.

Orange Park



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Orange Park

2054 Plainfield Ave.

Orange Park



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Jennifer Bethelmy

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How to apply

Use the application process for Clay County Board of County Commissioners.

You can apply online by clicking on the job title and clicking on the "APPLY" link. If you are using the online job application system for the first time, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After you have established your account, you can complete your application by clicking on your name in the upper right hand corner and selecting "Profile". This application can be saved and used to apply for additional vacancies in the future.



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