Thursday, January 28, 2016

Riverside County - Desert Zone Manager

Library Systems and Services (LSSI) is seeking a creative and dynamic Desert Zone Manager to oversee an assigned group of libraries within Riverside County.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of sound management decisions and the ability to exercise good judgement, along with the ability to communicate effectively and positively with various government and community groups.  Ability to lead and inspire staff with creative new ideas for increasing library services while growing the use of and support for library services among the public and strategic partners is most important.  This position is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and creative individual to demonstrate management talents and to grow with the development of new library services within Riverside County.  This is a highly visible position requiring a dynamic manager capable of working closely with city officials, Friends of the Library, and community organizations.  This position will report to the Library Director.

The position's primary responsibilities are:
Responsible for providing oversight and coordination of assigned libraries
Train and evaluate library managers and assist with employee relations including disciplinary actions
Represent the library to the community and public at large
Direct, motivate, supervise library managers
Participate, as part of the Library Management Team, in the development of new policies, programs and strategies for meeting future needs of the public in relation to resources available throughout the library system
Oversee the training and professional development of library staff
Create and sustain excellent relationships with Friends groups, community groups, and other organizations partnering with the library

MLS/MLIS Required, a minimum of (3) years of professional library experience including (1) year of supervision
Excellent oral and written communications abilities
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with proven ability to motivate and lead others
Significant public library hands-on management experience
Supervisory experience with demonstrated ability to make sound judgement decisions, exercising good judgement dealing with people and situations
Ability to connect positively with library and community constituencies including local governing authorities, community leaders and organizations, library staff, library patrons and the general public

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