Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Long Beach - Library - Department Librarian - Permanent

Salary  $5,142.80 - $7,549.19 Monthly $2,373.60 - $3,484.24 Biweekly $5,142.80 - $7,549.19 

Monthly Location  Long Beach, CA Long Beach, CA

Job Type Full-Time Permanent Department Library Services

Closing 10/19/2016 4:30 PM Pacific

  • Under direction, manages and provides leadership for a neighborhood library or a Main Library department; performs complex library work; assigns, supervises and reviews the work of professional and non-professional staff; trains and develops staff; manages contracts with outside vendors; uses the automated library systems and electronic resources including the Internet; selects books and other materials and manages budgets; performs community outreach functions; plans and prepares programming and engages with the community; develops and maintains collections for relevancy and currency; performs reference work; assists and advises readers in the selection of materials; prepares reading lists, bibliographies and special indexes; prepares regular and special statistical and narrative reports; oversees facility maintenance; plans and conducts ongoing and special projects; assists managers in implementation of library policies, services and budget decisions; researches, recommends, and implements changes; may oversee system-wide services and performs other related duties as required

  • A Master's Degree in Library Science, Information Science, or  a related degree accredited by the American Library Association (proof required).*
  • Three years increasingly responsible professional librarian experience, including one year of supervision or lead responsibility for professional or technical staff in a library. For Automated Services positions, experience in cataloging, acquisitions, contract management and/or working with automated library systems is required.
  • A working knowledge of management principles and techniques, including budgeting, employee supervision, communication and team building.
  • Ability to manage and supervise in a changing library environment; effectively relate to a multicultural, multiethnic population, and effectively utilize computers, Internet, databases, Windows, MS Office and library software.
  • Willingness to work shift assignments in different locations and work evenings and weekends.
  • A valid driver's license may be required by the hiring department.

*Required documents must be uploaded to the online application at time of filing.

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