Job: Collection Development / Lending Services Supervisor

General Information
Position:
Collection Development / Lending Services Supervisor

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$38,659.92

Job Category:
Administration

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

Description:

Department of State

Library Program Administrator - SES

Division of Library and Information Services

Bureau of Library and Network Services

 

This is professional work within the Division of Library and Information Services’ State Library of Florida and is responsible for:

  • Managing the State Library's materials book budget as well as all of the associated collection development and acquisitions activities.
  • Supervises and manages the operation of the activities and staff of the Library Lending Section. This includes statistics, narrative reports, performance appraisals, development of performance expectations, position descriptions, recruitment and disciplinary actions.
  • Provides complex reference and research services as requested by state agency personnel and the general public. Provides complex on-line searches of multiple database services for bibliographic citations and full-text articles on subjects requested by patrons.  Assists users in research directing their use of multiple sources and collections. Utilizes materials in all formats from all collections. Keeps appropriate statistics regarding the usage of collection.
  • Promotes the library and services through presentations, webinars, tours and other types of targeted communication. 
  • Performs other work related duties as assigned.

Education:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in library science, or related program, from a program accredited by the American Library Association.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of professional library experience.
  • Cover letter addressing the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferences:

  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience working in acquisitions or collection development.
  • Experience providing reference and research services to library users.
  • Experience with circulation and/or InterLibrary Loan.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of library and information science
  • Ability to provide reference and research services to library users
  • Ability to evaluate and make recommendations about the selection of library material
  • Ability to work with, and balance, budgets
  • Ability to supervise people
  • Ability to perform extended data entry
  • Lift and process boxes of books that may weigh up to 20 pounds
  • Bend and reach to shelve materials
  • Climb and descend stairs
  • Willingness to push loaded book trucks
  • At least two years of professional library experience
  • Occasional travel & occasional weekend work

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
10-15-2020

Application deadline:
11-05-2020

Apply at:
https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-DOS-LIBRARY-PROGRAM-ADMINISTRATOR-SES-45000245-FL-32399/683547000/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Special Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
State Library of Florida

Job Location:
Northwest Florida

Address:
500 S Bronough St.

City:
Tallahassee

Zip:
32399

County:
Leon


Institution Information
Institution Name :
State Library of Florida

Address:
500 S Bronough St.

City:
Tallahassee

State:
FL

Zip:
32399

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Cathy Moloney

Contact Email:
cathy.moloney@dos.myflorida.com

Contact Phone:
850-245-6687

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please submit your application, cover letter and resume on PeopleFirst at https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-DOS-LIBRARY-PROGRAM-ADMINISTRATOR-SES-45000245-FL-32399/683547000/

 


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