DATE ENTERED: January 15, 2024
POSITION: LIBRARY BRANCH MANAGER III
LOCATION: Ashland Branch, Pamunkey Regional Library, VA
APPLY BY: 9 a.m. on March 20, 2024

LIBRARY BRANCH MANAGER III - Ashland Branch

DESCRIPTION:  The Branch Manager oversees and is responsible for ensuring high quality library service for library users in all operations of a Branch Library.  The Branch Manager provides direct service to library users and supervises or delegates supervision of all paid employees and volunteers assigned to the branch.  This position is supervised by a Deputy Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Branch Manager is responsible for creating and providing innovative library services and programs; working with the public providing excellent customer service; supervising staff including scheduling, hiring, training and evaluating; maintaining statistics and working with other managers on special projects.  The Branch Manager represents the library system in the community and implements library policies.  Must work evening and weekend hours on a regular basis.

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school required; two years of experience working with customers in a public library required; management/supervisory experience required.  Excellent communication and organizational skills are necessary as is the ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing library environment.  Certification as a professional librarian by the Library of Virginia is required within 6 months of employment.  Must have a valid Virginia driver's license or reliable transportation.

SALARY:  Starting rate for this full-time, 40 hour per week position is $54,038 per year with benefits.

 

Full job descriptions and the Pamunkey Regional Library (PRL) application are available at https://tinyurl.com/prljobs.

Deadline for this position is 9 a.m. on March 20, 2024.  Email a PRL application, cover letter, and resume with the position title in the subject line to [email protected].  TDD #730-6140.