DATE ENTERED:November 25, 2019
POSITION: Bookmobile and Outreach Services Manager
LOCATION: Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Charlottesville, Virginia
APPLY BY: December 13, 2019 at 5pm EST.


Starting Salary:  The starting amount is between $47,751 and $53,040 annually.
Apply online at: www.charlottesville.org/jobs

GENERAL SUMMARY:  
The Bookmobile and Outreach Services Manager with the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Bookmobile Branch of the regional library system, as well as the planning, coordination, and expansion of Outreach Services. Provides library services, by driving the Bookmobile, to locations within Albemarle County and the City of Charlottesville. The Bookmobile schedule includes neighborhoods, rural stops, preschools, and senior communities.
This is a full-time 40-hour benefits eligible position.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:  
Managerial responsibilities include hiring, training, and supervision of support staff; working with the Collection Development team in order to maintain a dynamic collection of materials for all ages; annual evaluation of scheduled Bookmobile stops; attendance at monthly Branch and Department Heads meetings; regular reports to the Library Director and an annual report to the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library's Board of Trustees; ongoing outreach to community organizations and institutions in order to further the mission of Jefferson-Madison Regional Library; comfort with public speaking; and a willingness to engage with other library systems in order to keep up with new developments in Outreach Services. This person will have responsibility for coordinating maintenance of the Bookmobile and will be involved with selection of a new vehicle when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Ideal candidate will have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree. A college degree, masters in library science, supervisory experience, and previous library experience are all highly desirable;
  • Applicant must have a valid Virginia driver's license and a clean driving record;
  • Position requires general knowledge of library practices, familiarity with Windows applications, the Internet, basic computer troubleshooting and good problem-solving skills;
  • Applicant must demonstrate the ability to safely perform all functions associated with operating the bookmobile.

TO APPLY: To view the complete job posting and to apply, visit the employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our employment website and only until the closing date of the position. JMRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.