Job: Manager - Branch Library

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Manager - Branch Library

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



The purpose of this classification is to manage and oversee the efficient operation of a branch library Employees in this classification hire, develop, and supervise personnel; supervise maintenance of the library facilities; assist library users; plan educational and informative programs; and prepare and maintain records and reports.


This position will be responsible for the day to day supervision and operations of a branch library serving the residents and visitors of the Immokalee community and surrounding areas. Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff and volunteers. Works with County Facilities Dept. and outside contractors to maintain branch library facility. Coordinates library services and programs in compliance with Library policies and procedures. Develops, plans, administers, and presents age-appropriate library programming for all ages with specific emphasis on children's and family programming. Publicizes the library and its services. Resolves patron complaints. Prepares and maintains library records; completes employee timesheets; compiles monthly statistical reports. Oversees the intake of monies collected; prepares bank deposits. Schedules use of meeting room, including library programs and community groups. Builds and manages a strong library collection. Oversees and participates in library services: provides ongoing bibliographical instruction to library patrons; instructs users about public access catalog, Internet, copier, and microfilm reader/printer; provides accurate answers to reference questions; registers library users for cards; charges and discharges materials; provides readers advisory to adults and children using standard reference sources and personal knowledge. Participates in library planning: meets with the Library Division Director and other library department heads to set long-term library goals; develops long- and short-term goals and objectives for branches; sets branch priorities and works toward fulfilling goals. Informs staff of changes in library policies and procedures: conducts monthly staff meetings; writes, edits, and communicates administrative matters to staff; distributes inner office mail and memos to ensure that all employees are informed and understand divisional plans. Works to establish partnerships with local schools and community groups; communicates and collaborates with other agencies, public officials, and community groups to explain and promote library services; works with Friends of the Library, including submitting calendars, requesting funds, attending and assisting in fund raising, and scheduling and attending meetings. Creates eye catching displays to promote library programs and encourage leisure reading; delivers and picks up promotional program materials for displays; purchases library display items; plans and designs informative and educational displays and exhibits. Attends meetings of supervisory personnel; attends seminars, conferences, and workshops; reads professional journals and newspapers to keep up with trends and developments in the library field. Assesses and predicts branch needs and requests expenditures for capital equipment; monitors material and equipment budget for branch. Reviews periodical subscriptions; recommends drops or adds; evaluates donated materials for addition to the collection; assesses materials in the collection, weeding out and discarding outdated, damaged, or other non-useful items.


Master's degree in Library Science; Supplemented by three years of experience in supervisory work, customer service, and professional experience in a public library; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Fingerprinting required. 


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Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Place:
Immokalee Library

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

417 N. First Street, Immokalee FL




Institution Information
Institution Name :
Collier County Board of County Commissioners

3303 Tamiami Trail E




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Ayleen Iglesias

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