Starting Salary:  The starting hiring amount is $47,751 to $57,289 for this position.
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This position provides considerable public library work experience including children's services, reader's advisory and reference for patrons of all ages. The Branch Manager is responsible for all branch library operations.


  • Provides press releases on library activities;
  • Oversees circulation and fines & fees;
  • Schedules, trains & evaluates staff and oversees their leave;
  • Monitors maintenance and repairs to building, grounds & equipment;
  • Meets with community groups, organizations & elected officials;
  • Assists with development of regional library policies & procedures.


-Requires a M.L.S. degree with certification in Virginia or coursework allowing for the completion of said degree within the first two years of employment.
-Requires a minimum of three years library work experience including reader's advisory, reference and/or children's services.
-Preference for applicants with supervisory experience, having a strong public service orientation with knowledge of general reference sources as well as electronic information resources.

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