Thursday, January 28, 2016

Fairfield - Solano County Library - Literacy Program Manager

Approximate Salary: $79,057.54 - $96,094.94/year

Final Filing Date: 2/29/2016 5:00:00 PM 

A Literacy Program Manager plans, manages, administers implements, and evaluates the Library System's literacy program including planning, implementing and directing the adult, family and pediatric literacy programs as well as programs for adults and children who speak little or no English. The incumbent also serves as a member of the department's management team which sets policy and direction for the library system.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a positive outlook in facing the challenges of working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to welcome change in a continuous evolving organization.

Additionally, this person will be someone who is:

*        An experienced Literacy professional with a strong record of accomplishments, professional commitment, integrity, and outstanding interpersonal skills.

*        An effective leader who has the ability to develop, identify, motivate and properly direct professional staff.

*        A long range planner, able to create and coordinate funding streams in order to provide new opportunities for service or enhance existing services.

*        Able to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, implement recommendations in support of goals, and monitor the results.

*        A strong communicator and able to summarize and present information about the value and direction of the Library to varied audiences, including the staff, the community and other stakeholders, and other County departments.


*        Experience: Two (2) years of experience in community programs as a coordinator, program developer, community resource person or a literacy coordinator or assistant.

*        Education/Training: A Bachelor's degree is required from an accredited college or university, preferably in Education, Administration, Library Science, Social or Behavioral Science or a closely related field. Possession of a Master's Degree in a related field is highly desirable.

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