Monday, March 27, 2017
Contra Costa County - Contra Costa County Library - Senior Community Library Manager
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Salary: $5,985.62 - $7,643.88 Monthly
Location : Contra Costa County, CA
Job Type: Full Time Department Library
Job Number: 3AGH-2017A
Closing: 4/7/2017 11:59 PM Pacific
Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.
Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library,
Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity.
Bargaining Unit: Local 21 - Supervisory Management
The Contra Costa County Library Department is recruiting to fill two (2) Senior Community Library Manager vacancies located in West Contra Costa County. This is an excellent career opportunity for innovative library professionals with a strong sense of leadership and a commitment to excellence
The Library serves over 902,000 residents in Contra Costa County by providing services and programs through 26 Community Libraries. Services and programs are unique and custom-made; they are developed and designed specifically to meet the needs of specific communities.
Under the direction of the Deputy County Librarian, the Senior Community Library Manager plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities of an assigned county community library or libraries; and perform other related work as required. This classification is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of a full-service county community library. A Senior Community Library Manager applies individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial and physical resources in a community library and supervises the activities of professional, technical and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities.
To read the complete job description, please visit the website: www.cccounty.us/hr.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.
Tentative Oral Exam: April 27, 2017
Plan, organize and manage the activities of a community library ; ensure the efficient and effective delivery of high quality library services to the general public
Plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures that reflect the County Library's mission and services
Act autonomously to develop and maintain relationships with City leaders, community organizations, local businesses, schools, service clubs and "Friends of the Library" organizations, and make presentations to these organizations.
Collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services
Plan and prepare the community library's budgetary needs; develop budget justification for staffing, service and materials; monitor and reconcile financial resources for county and city, grants, and donations from community organizations, businesses and library friends/foundation organizations
Manage professional level librarians, technical and/or clerical staff; exercise independent judgment in the selection, training and evaluation of staff; make assignments and counsel employees on work-related issues and take disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with County and department guidelines and direction, regulations or applicable MOU
Manage task forces in the development of County Library policies and procedures, committee projects or special assignments and make recommendations; interpret library policies and procedures to staff and the public
Assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies to support such needs within the County Library and the community
Manage building security and maintenance issues which may include surrounding grounds; evaluate architectural drawings to assess new library interior designs, layouts, and circulation needs, and make recommendations
Anticipate and recommend computer technology needs and planning, including internet access and software, and web based research services
Manage acquisition and collection development, including any specialized collections; participate in centralized collection development to ensure collection materials meet the community's needs
All applicants must apply on-line at www.cccounty.us/hr and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.
Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
Conducted by a Qualifications Appraisal Board who will evaluate candidates in job-related areas.
The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices. As part of the application process, an applicant may be required to complete a Conviction History form. The Conviction History form should only be submitted when requested.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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