DATE ENTERED: May 8, 2019
POSITION: Library Branch Manager
LOCATION: Chesterfield County Public Library, VA
SALARY: $58,362.00 Annually
APPLY BY: May 16, 2019

Library Branch Manager
Chesterfield County Public Library
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: 19-00838

Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL) is a forward-thinking library system with a passion for providing access to information, facilitating emerging customer experiences, and enriching the lives of our community in innovative ways.  CCPL currently has an opportunity for a full-time Branch Manager.  We are looking for someone who desires to be an integral part of a vibrant library system moving forward to create new, outcome-driven programs and services for the Chesterfield community.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library program; five years of experience in a library, including three years in a professional librarian capacity to include wide-ranging experience with technology, advanced search skills and social media applications; two years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Knowledge of and experience in applying the principles and practices of management.  Must demonstrate a strong customer service orientation and strong administrative and leadership skills.  Demonstrated project management and program development experience. Demonstrated ability to work in a large, team-based, collaborative environment and get quantifiable results. Ability to develop strong community relationships and partnerships.  Considerable knowledge of current principles and practices of library science.  Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to include making presentations to large groups; to operate a personal computer and related software and other technologies.  Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds and of varying ages; to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers; to supervise staff and to understand and implement the Chesterfield County Public Library strategic approach.  Experience in managing and communicating change.  Experience in managing a library branch or department preferred.  Must possess or be able to obtain a Librarian's Professional Certificate by the State of Virginia.  Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.  

Supervises, trains, and evaluates the work of supervisory, professional, and other staff.  Manages and supervises the operations and activities of a library branch, including circulation services, programming, readers' advisory and reference services.  Implements, enforces and monitors the policies, procedures, goals and objectives for library services; evaluates the effectiveness of services; uses data to inform decisions and support recommendations for program and service delivery. Participates in the development of a branch budget; authorizes and monitors budget expenditures for a library branch; supervises branch collections management; coordinates the care and maintenance of library building and grounds. Oversees and participates in outreach to the community, community organizations, and schools; educates community.

A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline.  Visit to view instructions and to complete and submit an application.  (804) 748-1551.