ON-LINE APPLICATION: You may apply on line at: www.co.marin.ca.us/Jobs
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE Monday, May 2, 2011 by 5:00pm
SALARY $6,304 - $7,502/ Month
TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination process may consist of a supplemental application screening, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates’ names will be placed on the eligible list.
TENATIVE ORAL INTERVIEW EXAMINATION: TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
(Tentative Hiring Interview Date by Library Department: THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011)
DUTIES: (Duties may include but are not limited to):
· Administer the day-to-day operations of a large branch library.
· Plans, schedules, supervises directly and indirectly through subordinate supervision, coordinates, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned professional and support staff.
· Represents the library before local community groups and communicates library policy and budget priorities to the public; seeks input from local groups and individuals regarding library policy and collections; maintains communication with the local press.
· Participates as a member of the administrative team in planning for the assigned function; makes budget recommendations to administrative staff; monitors the budget for assigned functions.
· Coordinates the organization and display of branch collections; plans and conducts programs and exhibits for the local community.
· Prepares reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials.
· Oversees the condition and security of branch facilities and equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Employment Standards): Equivalent to an American Library Association approved Master’s degree in Library Science, Library and Information Services or similar curriculum and three years of experience as a professional librarian. Overall work experience must include two years of supervisory experience which may be obtained in a position other than a professional librarian. Experience in a public library setting is highly desirable.
Knowledge of: Principles, practices, and techniques of library science and service; principles and techniques of staff supervision and training; resources and activities of the community to which assigned; principles of communication and for obtaining input into community library resource needs; basic budgetary principles and practices; selection and organization of library materials to meet community needs; techniques of records maintenance and report preparation; and basic facilities management practices.
Skill in: Planning, organizing, supervising, reviewing and evaluating the work of assigned staff; monitoring a budget and making effective operational and procedural recommendations to administrative staff; working effectively as a member of a management team; maintaining accurate records and files; evaluating materials for addition to the library collection; using sound independent judgment within established policy and procedural guidelines; preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence, procedures and other written materials; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with persons encountered during the course of employment; providing comprehensive library services to the public directly and through professional and support staff; evaluating and responding appropriately to community needs; and making effective presentations to public groups.
SPECIAL REQUIRMENTS: Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and at any branch as assigned.