Job: Manager of Library Services

General Information
Position:
Manager of Library Services

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$64,396.80 - $110,968.00 Annually

Job Category:
Administration

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

Description:


GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

 Performs difficult professional and administrative work managing the Recreation Services Library Division; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over all division personnel.
 
TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
 
Plans, organizes, coordinates, and evaluates Library programs and services for all segments of the
community;
Authorizes requests related to the acquisition of Library supplies, materials, and online resources;
Prepares and submits division budget to Director and monitors division expenditures; makes budget
forecasts and CIP projections;
Coordinates division activities with other divisions of the department;
Researches and prepares reports for the Director;
Prepares and maintains administrative records;
Provides for the training and professional development of division personnel;
Responds to citizen and agency requests for information on division activities;
Coordinates activities of program personnel;
Manages and coordinates maintenance and repairs of the physical plant;
Acts as the City liaison to the Library Advisory Board and the Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library.
 
RELATED TASKS:
 
Researches, prepares proposals, and administers a variety of grant programs and projects;
Evaluates division personnel performance; recommends personnel action as required;
Represents the Director and division at various meetings;
Performs related tasks as required.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Comprehensive knowledge of the philosophies, principles, and practices of public library administration; comprehensive understanding of library technology and its application in public libraries; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to develop and administer Library programs and services suited to the needs of the community; ability to plan, coordinate, assign, and review the activities of personnel involved in Library programs and services; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, employees, social organizations, and the general public; ability to prepare and maintain detailed reports and records.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
Master Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university, with a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public library administration and management. Six (6) years of experience with library technology is required.
 
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid State of Florida Class "E" driver's license with no more than six (6) points in a three (3) year period.

 

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

The background check process for this position may include:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Employment Verification
  • Reference Checks
  • Motor Vehicles Report (MVR) Check
  • Educational Verification
  • Drug and Alcohol Screen
BENEFITS FOR FULL-TIME POSITIONS:

Full-time employees receive an excellent benefit package which includes paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, health insurance, and retirement plan.

PUBLIC SERVICE STUDENT LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM:

The City of Boca Raton qualifies as Future and current employees may be eligible for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program.  This benefit allows a write-off of student loans for those working in any public service after 10 years.

Education:
Master Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university, with a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in public library administration and management. Six (6) years of experience with library technology is required.
 
 
 

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
06-21-2018

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://www.myboca.us

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Boca Raton Public Library

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
400 NW 2nd Avenue

City:
Boca Raton

Zip:
33432

County:
Palm Beach


Institution Information
Institution Name :
City of Boca Raton

Address:
201 W. Palmetto Park Road

City:
Boca Raton

State:
FL

Zip:
33432

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Marcus Wildy

Contact Email:
mwildy@myboca.us

Contact Phone:
561-393-7971

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please apply online at www.myboca.us


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