Administers and oversees the operation of a major section in a branch library. Interprets and explains library policies/procedures to the public and staff; creates and approves classes and activities for adults; provides research services to members; resolves member complaints/problems; monitors materials budget/selection; recommends the hiring, promotion and termination of staff; trains and directs professional/paraprofessional library system personnel; supervises the use of online and electronic resources utilized for public computer classes; participates in long-range planning and committee work. The PBC Library System seeks to recruit a diverse staff to serve the needs of our diverse community and members.
The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participation in the Florida Retirement System.
Master’s Degree in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association; minimum of two (2) years of professional library experience, including one (1) year of administration of a program of service in a library or one (1) year of supervisory experience. PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE: Conducting oral presentations/speaking in public; providing/overseeing library research services (must specify of application) using SIRSI/iBistro/Illiad/OCLC/Worldcat/Title Source III. Also desirable: Bilingual (English/Spanish/Creole).
Physical address where the job position is located.
APPLICATION OPTIONS: Visit www.pbcgov.jobs for job description and to apply online. May submit scannable application/resume with any Veteran’s Preference documentation to Palm Beach County Human Resources, 100 Australian Avenue #300, West Palm Beach, Florida 33406 Info 561/616-6888 Fax 561/616-6893 (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Applications/resumes must include Job ID number, and will be accepted no later than 5:00 p.m. on April 9th, 2021. EO/AA M/F/D/V (DFWP), Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.