DATE ENTERED: May 11, 2018
POSITION: Librarian II - Gainsboro Branch Manager
LOCATION: Roanoke Public Libraries, Roanoke, VA
APPLY BY: No date specified

The Roanoke Public Libraries is seeking a branch manager for the Gainsboro Branch to join our vibrant, team oriented staff. Located in the heart of Roanoke's historic Gainsboro neighborhood this branch was founded in 1921 and is on the National Historic Register. The branch manager will provide user-centered customer service ; develop unique and innovative programs for children, teens, adults and families ;  offer unique services, to meet the needs of the neighborhood, including the Virginia Y. Lee local history collection ;  will connect information seekers with resources (computer access, programs, books and other materials) and will work in and nurture this community centered  gathering spot. Experience in library facilities design and innovation  and community engagement is desirable as we will renovate the interior of the branch in 2018-19. This position reports directly to the Director of Libraries.

The position also performs related duties by overseeing facility maintenance, security, planning and implementing public outreach activities. Provides customer service in circulation, reference, research, technology, and/or technical services. Plan and organize programs and other special activities. Takes part in readers' advisory and material selection; stays informed of newly published material by means of professional journals, reviews and other sources. Research, innovate, and implement new initiatives to support the Libraries' mission as a place of life-long learning.

Master's degree in library and/or information science accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); one to three years related experience and/or training as a professional librarian preferred. Possession of or ability to possess a license as required by the State Board for certification of Librarians is required.

$43,848.22 - $70,157.10 Annually

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