Assistant Branch Manager
Full salary range: $63,606.40 to $87,089.60 Annually*
West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89106
|OPENING DATE:||Wednesday, December 26, 2012|
|CLOSING DATE:||Wednesday, January 09, 2013|
|RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:||WV12-104|
These are full-time positions (40 hours per week). Selected candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include weekends and some evenings.
Master’s Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association required; two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience as a professional librarian required, including demonstrated ability to implement strategic library service objectives with measurable outcomes, effectively supervise and motivate subordinate staff, develop and maintain positive relationships with library customers, patrons, District-wide staff and management, community organizations, vendors and others in the performance of duties required. PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.
TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department, 7060 W. Windmill Ln., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Completed applications must be returned to the Human Resources Department. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is each applicant´s responsibility to ensure completed applications for this position are received in the Human Resources Department by Wednesday, January 09, 2013.
The Human Resources Department will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday.
Applicants that are interested in being notified electronically (via e-mail) may legibly write their email address on the bottom corner of the first (1) page of the application.
- Completed Las Vegas-Clark County Library District employment application.
- Cover letter and resume outlining all relevant professional experience.
- Copies of all college transcripts or other documentation to verify education.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
In addition to meeting the qualifications for this position, applicants will be equally evaluated on:
- Completeness and accuracy of the application package and required documents to include the ability to clearly express themselves in writing;
- education, training, experience, and professional development and;
- the interview process.
Applications received after 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered.
Assists the Branch Manager in all facets of administration and supervision of a library branch; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of public library services; assists the Branch Manager in collecting data and the preparation of planning documents, including goals and objectives for the library branch; submits recommendations to the Branch Manager concerning organization of library branch services; maintains and prepares various routine and non-routine reports and records; resolves a wide range of routine and non-routine issues and difficult situations; exercises decision-making skills in library branch operation, collection management, and patron and staff issues; participates on interview panels and assists with the selection of staff for the assigned library branch; directs and prioritizes the work of subordinate staff in the absence of or assigned by the library Branch Manager; supervises subordinate staff to include scheduling, training, working with staff to correct deficiencies, disciplining, and completing performance evaluations in the absence of or assigned by the Branch Manage; assists in the orientation of new employees and identify training needs within a library branch; assumes responsibility for the library branch in the Branch Manager’s absence; assists subordinate staff in the planning, and operation of specific functional, programmatic, and physical aspects of library services and facilities; interprets, develops, and implements Library District and library branch policies and procedures; interacts extensively in person, and over the telephone with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, vendors, and other libraries; performs on-line catalog bibliographic maintenance and inquiries; assists patrons in the use of automated library systems, various indexes, non-book materials, equipment, use of circulating and reference library collections and materials using the Library of Congress Classifications; conducts reference interviews with patrons to address research needs; provides library services over the telephone and in person, to both patrons and staff; conduct database searches both on-line and in-house; utilizes personal computers, automated library systems, the Internet, e-mail, and on line tools and resources; operates library and general office equipment including but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, facsimile machine and reader/printer; orders and processes acquisitions of various materials (books, periodicals, electronic resources and office supplies) appropriate for library branch; maintains a safe environment for both patrons and staff; attends or conducts department, branch, and other meetings at sites throughout the Library District; participates in committee work and chairs committees when needed; ensures completion of and submits employee leave request forms; attends and participates in professional associations meetings and seminars; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining a physical condition necessary for standing and walking, frequent light lifting (5 - 10 pounds) and moderate lifting (11 - 20 pounds); frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and pushing; minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting, or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, visual perception, and oral communications ability.
THE LAS VEGAS-CLARK COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Mission Statement: We enable the people of our community to pursue lifelong learning through our responsive collections, electronic resources and innovative services. Our inviting public libraries are the cornerstones of our diverse communities where children and adults can experience personal enrichment and connect with one another.
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to assist applicants with disabilities. If you have special needs, please call (702) 507-6235.
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