Thursday, August 27, 2015

City of Mission Viejo - Library Manager - Full Time

Library Manager

Closing Date/Time: Fri. 09/18/15 3:00 PM Pacific Time

Salary:   $32.73 - $45.07 Hourly; $2,618.40 - $3,605.60 Biweekly; $5,673.20 - $7,812.13 Monthly; $68,078.40 - $93,745.60 Annually

Job Type:             Full-time

Location:              Library - 100 Civic Center Mission Viejo, California

LIBRARY MANAGER: $5,673 -$7,812 per month


The City of Mission Viejo is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Library Manager. The eligibility list established for this position may be used to fill future full-time, part-time or temporary Library Manager vacancies.   

Currently, there is one (1) full-time vacancy scheduled to work Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Library and Cultural Services Department at the Mission Viejo Library. The schedule/assignment may vary depending on the needs of the City. This is an exempt position in the City’s Supervisory/Administrative group.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate library programs, services, collections, and automated systems functions and services for the Public Services area which includes Adult, Young Adult and Children;
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the Public Services area; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems;
  • Assign work activities, projects and programs;
  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned program; recommend within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels;
  • Develop and standardize procedures and methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Library operations;
  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the service delivery methods and procedures and identify opportunities for improvement for presentation to the Director of Library and Cultural Services;
  • Direct the preparation and administration of the Public Services’ Division budget;
  • Provide for the selection, training, professional development and work evaluation of department staff;
  • Authorize discipline as required;
  • Perform the most difficult professional work in rendering reference and advisory service to readers;
  • Administer vendor contracts and coordinate activities between vendors and the Library;
  • Represent the Library in meetings with other public agencies, community groups and the public;
  • Coordinate Library outreach to schools and other organizations;
  • Collect, prepare, assemble and analyze data and reports;
  • Develop and implement programs and events within Public Services area; conduct programs and events for the public;
  • Seek, develop, and manage grants, and other funding projects and opportunities;
  • Provide highly responsible, professional and technical staff assistance to the Director of Library and Cultural Services; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Related and Essential Qualifications:
  • Someone whose mission is to provide the highest level of customer service;
  • Someone who can facilitate a library environment conducive to public needs;
  • Detailed-oriented and able to see the big picture;
  • Proactive thinker with a positive, solution-oriented attitude;
  • Someone who is politically astute yet apolitical;
  • Reliable and is able to “hit the ground running”;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with all levels of staff, elected officials, vendors and the public;
  • Good oral and written communication skills; and
  • Effective supervisor who will mentor and develop staff.

Experience and Training and License/Certificate:

Equivalent to a Master’s degree in Library Science or closely related field supplemented by five (5) years of library experience including three (3) years supervisory experience.

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