DATE ENTERED: July 18, 2019
POSITION: Library Assistant Branch Manager
LOCATION: Chesterfield County Public Library, Virginia
APPLY BY: 11:59 pm, Eastern Time 7/28/2019


Minimum Qualifications:
Successful candidate will possess a master's degree in library science; three years of experience in a public library to include wide-ranging experience with technology, advanced search skills, and using social media applications. One year of experience in a supervisory or lead capacity which can include the supervision of volunteers; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to help people learn. Knowledge of and experience in applying the basic skills of management in a large organization. Demonstrated project management and program development experience to include translating a learned skill/applying innovative ideas into practice. 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; 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 preferred but not required. Must possess or be able to obtain a Librarian's Professional Certificate by the State of Virginia.  Pre-employment drug testing and FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.  

Duties:
Assist in supervising the operations and activities at Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL). Recommend and assist in the implementation, application and monitoring of library policies, procedures, goals and objectives; participate on system-wide teams to plan and develop innovative library programming; provide engaging learning experience for library customers; assist in supervising, training and evaluating library professionals and other staff; use data-driven decisions to form program and service recommendations. Perform all duties of a professional librarian and model behaviors for staff. Perform other work as required.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must complete an online Chesterfield County application, which is available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chesterfieldco#. Refer to requisition # 20-00062. The deadline for receiving applications is 11:59 pm, Eastern Time 7/28/2019. Starting salary is $51,850.