Library Director Job Description Sample
An exciting job opportunity within a newly created municipal department. The Town of Vernon, with a population of approximately 30,000, recently acquired the Rockville Public Library, which has an annual budget of approximately $920,000. We are seeking a dynamic and creative individual, who will work collaboratively with community organizers and other Town departments, to bring innovative programs for our residents.
Town of Vernon Department: Library
Job Title: Library Director Bargaining Unit: Non-Union
Wage Classification: E-5 - $75,305.80 - $95,834.82
Open until filled
General Statement of Duties: A highly responsible position involving planning, organizing, directing and implementing comprehensive library services for the Town of Vernon. In addition to being creative and innovative, the employee must have knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of the public library field.
Supervision Received: Receives general direction from the Mayor and Town Administrator.
Supervision Exercised: Provides direct supervision to all Library staff.
Oversees and provides training and development for staff members, interns and volunteers. Evaluates and recommends personnel actions for all staff members.
Essential Job Functions: Develops, coordinates and oversees the administration of the Rockville Public Library programs and evaluates effectiveness of same.
Oversees public relations and increases community awareness by developing and maintaining strong working relationships with Town departments, public and private schools, community organizations, referral agencies, grant resources, local officials and the media. Continually innovates to meet the evolving needs of the community, developing strategic short-term and long-range plans to meet these needs. Prepares applications for Federal, state and non-profit organization grants and manages and evaluates approved grants.
Develops and implements department policies and operating procedures. Manages all collection development activities. Develops and trains staff, assigns tasks, monitors performance, and evaluates.
Ensures all Town policies and procedures are followed. Assists the general public by providing information and resolving complaints. Administers all funding; develops and maintains an annual operating budget.
Oversees overdue collection fines. Oversees building maintenance. Prepares narrative and statistical reports of some complexity for the Mayor, Town Administrator and appropriate Town agencies.
Regular and punctual attendance.
Other Job Functions Duties: Coordinates activities of department with other town departments and external agencies.
Refers clients to programs offered by other agencies. Meets with interest groups to communicate services available to residents. Participates in professional library organizations to maintain awareness of development in the field.
Initiates creative and alternative methods of income and fundraising other than Town General funds. May represent the Rockville Public Library at the State. Represents the library at the library consortium.
May provide direct library services at all public service desks as necessary. May be called in to work at, or assist the Town's Emergency Operation Center (EOC). Performs related work as required.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and perform repetitive tasks with hands, wrists and arms. May be occasionally required to walk, kneel, use hands to operate, finger, handle or feel objects or controls and reach with hands and arms; may be required to perform repetitive motions.
May occasionally be required to lift, push or pull up to 20 pounds. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions.
Must be able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption, attend to task for 45-60 minutes at a time, remember multiple assignments given over long periods of time and understand the theories behind several related concepts.
May be exposed to dust, fluctuations in inside temperature & electro-magnetic radiation as a computer screen. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderately loud.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: High level of professionalism and creativity.
Thorough knowledge of library systems, and state and federal laws or regulations pertaining to same. Thorough knowledge of, and ability to obtain and manage grants, and develop and maintain department operating budget. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Critical thinking skills with the ability to draw conclusions or approaches to problems to implement solutions; ability to recruit, lead, supervise, train and evaluate staff; ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with officials, business owners, outside agencies, employees, and the general public. Ability to assess needs, initiate, organize and execute public programs in a library setting applicable to the population; ability to acquire working knowledge of community resources. Ability to prepare and publicly present reports in a clear and concise manner; ability to maintain statistical records.
Must be computer proficient with the ability to learn software programs specific to the job. A Police background check will be required.
Experience & Training: Master's degree in Library Science (MLS), with at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in library administration, of which at least three (3) years must be responsible supervisory experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
License of Certificate: Valid Driver's License.
This job description is not intended to be a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities which comprise this position. EOE/AA/M/F; Adopted:8/21/2018
Library Director - Sawyer Library
Suffolk University invites qualified individuals to submit applications for the Director of the Mildred F. Sawyer Library.
The Sawyer Library serves the University's College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), Sawyer Business School (SBS), and the University's Madrid Campus. These schools include 5,290 undergraduate and 1,165 graduate students, and nearly 300 faculty members. The Library Director will manage a community-cherished, centrally located facility of 60,000 square feet with seating for 669.
The Director of the Library will provide leadership, with foresight and vision, to oversee all library services and resources supporting the students, faculty, and staff, as well as the University Archives' Special Collections and records management services. We are seeking candidates who are able to proactively develop, enhance, and maintain partnerships with academic departments, institutes, and learning communities, along with planning committees throughout the University.
As Suffolk is in the process of updating its strategic plan, an incoming director will lead the library departments in envisioning, defining, and innovatively adapting their services to best support the academic mission and a free exchange of ideas. The Director will provide support and direction to the library's Leadership Team, oversee communication strategies, and strategically manage the library's operations.
Qualified applicants will have an ALA-accredited graduate degree in library and information science (MLS or equivalent); a second masters' degree or doctorate in an additional disciplinary area is strongly preferred. We are looking for progressively responsible experience in administration, leadership, and management (in a library or closely related settings). Most importantly, we are looking for previous experience with strategic planning, budgeting, facilities management, accreditation, and outcomes assessment. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging trends and issues in college and university libraries, including emerging technologies and related instructional and information technologies, is also essential.
Suffolk University seeks leaders as diverse as our students. Undergraduate and graduate students come from 100 countries to earn their degrees at Suffolk's College of Arts & Sciences, Sawyer Business School, and Law School.
Domestic students of color comprise 27 percent of our student body. The Director of the Library will be well placed to have a broad impact on the experience of all those within the Suffolk community.
Suffolk University is proud of its longstanding commitment to creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Suffolk is committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who would add richness to our community.
Applicants should submit an updated CV or resume with a cover letter. Only submissions through our website
https://www.suffolk.edu/explore/24356.php will be considered.
Director - Hennepin County Library
Hennepin County Library is seeking a dynamic Library Director to provide leadership for initiatives that impact all areas of the organization and the communities we serve. The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing the Library's strategic plan facilitating staff engagement and communication across the organization; and ensuring we are embracing the county's core values.
Hennepin County Library's mission is to nourish minds, transform lives and build community together.
In this position, you will:
Develop and drive strategic initiatives to promote lifelong learning among Hennepin County residents.
Provide leadership in piloting new initiatives in areas such as technology and outreach to immigrant and refugee populations.
Expand partnerships with the communities we serve, other county departments, the business community and educational institutions.
Foster a diverse and inclusive organization.
Need to have:
Master's degree in Library Science from ALA-accredited school and seven years of professional experience, including five or more years of experience in library management or supervision of professional staff.
The ability to demonstrate the director competencies:
Customer Focus – Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of current and potential patrons; establish and maintain effective relationships with community groups; ability to communicate customer focus to the organization.
Integrity and Trust – Widely trusted; seen as a direct, truthful individual; keep confidences; admit mistakes; establish and maintain trusting and respectful relationships with others.
Create Vision & Purpose – Communicate a compelling and inspired vision and sense of core purpose; can inspire and motivate all staff; accept the role of being the face of the public library to stakeholders and the public; ability to integrate library vision with the county's vision.
Relationship Management – Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with partners on the county, regional, state and national level; forges effective partnerships with labor organizations and values union involvement in decision making where appropriate; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with community, advisory boards and elected officials.
Organizational Management – Direct and administer complex and changing programs and services for a large library system.
Diversity and Inclusion – Foster commitment and build support for a diverse and inclusive organization that reflects the residents we serve.
Leadership – Provide effective leadership to direct reports and the organization; is an experienced, passionate, energetic and visionary leader with excellent people and communication skills; ability to link actions back to vision and mission;
Strategic Resource Management – Effectively manage a broad spectrum of resources including human resources, financial and capital projects, and technology.
This position is unclassified, full-time, and benefit-earning. Unclassified positions are non-permanent (at will) and are not subject to HR rules. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and pending board approval.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience. The Library Board will make recommendations regarding selection to the County Administrator. The final selection will be made by the County Administrator, with confirmation by the County Board of Commissioners.
To view the complete Library Director brochure including information about Hennepin County, please click here.
About the department:
Hennepin County Library is a national leader of library service, innovation and excellence. It is a library system committed to customer-centered services, electronic access and resources, as well as educational programming. Our 41 libraries, website and outreach services serve 1.2 million county residents over 607 square miles. We are a leader in technology, literacy, job and career programs, and outreach initiatives to immigrant and refugee populations, youth, seniors and many others.
We envision a Hennepin County where library services ensure every person has the opportunity and resources to read, graduate, engage, work and learn.
The Library Director reports to the County Administrator and interacts with an advisory Library Board and the County Board of Commissioners.
For a list of all Hennepin County Libraries, please click here.
About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
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This position is internally classified as a Library Director.
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Director Of Library Services
DESCRIPTION Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under the general supervision of the County Administrator, this position directs and oversees the library system, directs departmental personnel matters, administers the library department budget, establishes goals and objectives, coordinates public information activities, and participates in professional staff development and as a representative.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs and Oversees the Library System. Assists the library board with establishing goals, objectives, and priorities for the library system and continuously evaluates success of the operations. Manages operations of the system headquarters, and branch libraries, Bookmobile and mini-site collections with the goals and objectives identified by the board and administration. Attends board meetings. Keeps the County Administrator fully advised of the operating conditions and needs of the library system and administers authorized actions.
Directs Departmental Personnel Matters. Manages the departmental workforce within the scope of County personnel rules and applicable labor agreements. Determines departmental staffing needs and makes appropriate hiring recommendations to the County Administrator. Directs the work of the Assistant Library Director and staff. Conducts performance evaluations, disciplinary and suspension actions and makes recommendations for termination. Approves staff training and conference requests.
Administers the Library Department Budget. Prepares the biannual budget request, including a capital improvement plan, outcome definitions and measurement program. Monitors and administers the budget. Supervises purchasing and advises the County Administrator of the financial condition.
Establishes Goals and Objectives. Recommends, evaluates, and interprets policies, procedures, objectives and long range plans. Provides guidance to Assistant Library Directors and staff in the implementation of policies and procedures to accomplish objectives.
Interacts Positively with Internal and External Customers. Communicates and interacts effectively and respectfully with employees, supervisors, individuals from other organizations, and customers.
Performs the Physical and Mental demands of the job.
Attends Work During Regularly Scheduled Hours.
Oversees and approves information dissemination to various information sources such as newspapers, television, radio, public meetings, special interest groups and government officials and agencies.
Participates in training and education opportunities to maintain and improve proficiency. Attends and participates in professional organizations. Reads appropriate journals and articles . Associates with agents and departments from other counties and states to learn about and maintain professionalism.3.
Acts as Representative. Serves as County's library representative and liaison to the Traverse des Sioux Library system Cooperative, Minnesota Library Association, American Library Association and other relevant State and Federal Organizations.
- Bachelor's degree in library science, business administration, public administration, or related field.
- 5 years of management experience OR
- Combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to the above.
Master's degree in library science, business administration, accounting, public administration, or related field.
Experience in managing library services
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Must comply with organizational and departmental policies and regulations.
Must possess valid MN driver's license
Must successfully pass a background check and pre-employment assessment.
Must be able to complete the physical and mental demands of the position.
Must comply with data practices policies and standards relative to not public data. Any access to not public data should be strictly limited to accessing the data that are necessary to fulfill the employment responsibility. While data are being accessed, incumbent should take reasonable measures to ensure the not public data are not accessed by individuals without a work reason. Once the work reason to access the data is reasonably finished the not public data must be properly stored according to county policy and Minnesota Statutes.
HOURS OF WORK:
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Hours of work are structured to meet service demands and the needs of the public.
Library Services Assistant Director - Branch Services
Under the general direction of the Library Director, this executive level position performs administrative and managerial duties in planning, organizing, and directing programs and services for multiple branch locations. Manages and provides leadership to branch managers while creating an environment where excellence, high performance and innovation thrive. The work requires initiative, considerable independence of judgment and the ability to make sound decisions within broad and general policies and procedures. Position is a member of the NPL executive leadership team.
The Nashville Public Library, 2017 Library of the Year, boasts 4 million visits annually and maintains a collection of 2 million items, including a one-of-its kind civil rights collection. The library periodically hosts best-selling authors, and during the summer month offers free lunchtime concerts in a beautifully manicured courtyard featuring everything from salsa to soul, to blues to Bach. If this environment is appealing to you, then you might want to consider a job at NPL.
Formulates annual goals and objectives that support the Library's mission and meet community needs.
Establishes and measures long and short-range strategies for branch services.
Manages and empowers branch managers with the authority and resources to carry out responsibilities.
Allocates existing resources and monitors expenditures.
Strategically determines staffing, facility, and other branch resource needs.
Makes recommendations for ways to solve problems or improve service as needed.
Effectively leads and manages change with strategic planning and tactical implementation.
Serves on community boards, appears on various panels, and accepts public speaking requests.
Develops and presents an annual branch services budget to the Library Services Director.
Evaluates and reviews performance evaluations.
Oversees and/or participates in selection, placement, and training of new staff.
Promotes equity, diversity and inclusion in public library service and among staff.
Counsels with and corrects employees as needed.
Assists with planning and setup of new library facilities and remodeling of existing facilities.
May meet with architects, developers, and vendors.
Attends various Board, staff, committee, and professional meetings.
Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university and eight (8) years of professional library experience, including four (4) years of experience managing and directing the work of multiple library branches or multiple major library divisions.
Valid Driver License
Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.
Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.
Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Fluent bilingual language skills.
Knowledge of library administration, methods, and procedures.
Knowledge of budget and fund-raising principles and practices.
Knowledge of Civil Service and departmental rules, policies, and procedures.
Knowledge of leadership, management and supervision principles and practices.
Skill in dealing with the public and evaluating community needs.
Ability to allocate resources and project future resource needs.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.
Requests for ADA accommodation for the recruitment process
should be directed to 615-862-6640.
Library Technician - Research Library
Library Technician, Research Library
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking a Library Technician for our Research Library department. As part of the Research Library within the Research and Collections Division, the Library Technician will be responsible for the technical processing, cataloging, record-keeping, and library service duties associated with the reorganization and relocation of the Natural History Museum Research Library and individual section libraries in 2018-2020, working with both library materials and digital records. This temporary position will work closely with the Library Archivist and will be active for 2 years.
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
Technical services processing duties, including checking materials in/out, cataloging, and changing locations. Track locations and circulation status in library systems; create and update item records, holdings records, and unique identifiers
Manage shelf-reading and inventory tasks
Participate in database/collection maintenance, including downloading bibliographic records from OCLC and weeding materials
Implement collection move and compacting project as directed by supervisor
Research holdings, undertake weeding of materials, and make recommendations regarding the disposition of weeded materials
Perform searches for missing items; resolve or reconcile discrepancies in documentation and catalog records
Answer patron questions in person, by phone, and/or by email, referring patrons to librarian, other libraries, and/or other service points as needed.
Pull materials for requests, transit to other libraries, and/or other purposes as directed; deliver collection materials or reproductions to library patrons and departments
Ensure quality service to all library stakeholders; maintain helpful and supportive customer service behavior with all staff and patrons
Ensure proper handling, care, storage, preservation, and tracking of collection items while performing all duties
Assist with processing, preservation, and copy cataloging of library materials
Attend departmental meetings and writes reports as required
Participate in and provide information to museum committees and other staff as needed
Communicate frequently and effectively with Director of Archives & Library Services, R&C leadership, and other museum staff in a timely manner regarding procedures, policies, and other necessary information
Receive, check in, and distribute library mail
Use advanced knowledge of libraries, online systems and records to manage and improve processes and workflows
May train and supervise student employees, interns, and/or volunteers
This position has the following requirements:
1-3 years experience in a library technical services role
Advanced knowledge of libraries, online systems and records
Ability to be both detail oriented and see broad picture
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide range of staff and collection users
Demonstrated creative problem solving skills, practicality, and flexibility
Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication
Demonstrated understanding of the Library of Congress classification system
Demonstrated ability to use Library Information Systems, finding aids, and other online resources
Familiarity with EOS or similar integrated library system and with OCLC library management services
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time, temporary, non-exempt position.
A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested or go directly to the online application.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, No Phone Calls, No Fax.
Library Clerk - Main Library
Performs a variety of general clerical and typing tasks. May perform data entry duties.
Examples of Duties
Types a variety of correspondence, reports and forms; may type minutes of meetings, newsletters, annual reports, purchase orders, and authorization for payment forms. May use word processing system to compile and update a variety of membership rosters, mailing lists, form letters or other documents. Operates standard office machines, personal computers, word processors and other equipment. Reviews all work for accuracy and completeness.
Maintains a variety of records and reports; may maintain statistical records on membership, events held, materials distributed, etc. May perform data entry duties.
Answers telephone, receives and greets visitors, ascertains nature of business, answers general information questions and/or refers the caller to appropriate individual or department.
Files documents and correspondence alphabetically, numerically, or by other classification system.
May assist in planning and implementing departmental functions or special events.
Performs other related duties as required.
Graduation from high school or successful completion of the GED. Minimum of one (1) year direct work experience in clerical work.
knowledge of word processing and data entry operations; knowledge of office terminology, procedures, and equipment, and of business arithmetic and English; ability to learn to perform specific tasks and to adhere to established work routines; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to interact effectively with others. Must demonstrate good customer service skills. May be required to possess a valid Virginia Motor Vehicle Operators License and a satisfactory driving record according to the City of Hampton criteria.
Performs duties under the direct supervision of designated staff. Requires contact with other City depart¬ments, the general public, and related outside agencies. May require duties to be performed during nights and weekends as scheduled; may require occasional lifting of light weight materials. This is a non-exempt position.
Library Assoc I- Adult Services
City of Nampa
Library Associate I- Youth Services
Notice of Job Opening
Nampa Public Library
October 18, 2018
Please post or otherwise make available the following information. The City of Nampa Public Library has an opening for a part-time Library Associate I- Adult Services.
The City of Nampa is committed to ensuring equal opportunities to all individuals. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resource Director at 468-5437.
TDD Relay Service: US West 1-800-377-3529 or 7-1-1.
Job Status: Part Time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports To: Assigned Supervisor
Grade/Level: $11.97-$12.27 per hour
Amount of Travel Required: None
Job Type: Regular
Class Code: 5170
Positions Supervised: None
Work Schedule: Revised: 06/09/2014, 03-28-16
Generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; however, must be able to work flexible and varied hours, including evenings and Saturdays.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES
Performs a variety of reference, reader's advisory and directional services. Working with assigned supervisors, recommends, develops, and implements library programs, and outreach services for the public.
Performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties to promote library programs and services. Operates under the supervision and direction of an assigned supervisor.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The principal function of an employee in this class is to perform a variety of reference, reader's advisory and directional services. Assist patron service for reference activities and researching the library collection and resources.
The nature of the work performed requires that an employee in this class establish and maintain effective working relationships with the assigned supervisors, other city and library employees, and the general public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general library environment.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Performs reference, reader's advisory, interlibrary loan and directional services for customers in a timely manner.
Provides instruction to patrons in the use of library resources.
Prepares marketing materials about library programs and services, verbally and in writing.
Uses library equipment, technology and online resources as appropriate.
Keeps public spaces and shared work areas orderly.
Prepares and performs informational or educational programming for assigned age groups as requested.
Accepts and performs general duties of the department as assigned.
ESSENTIAL RELATIONSHIP EXPECTATIONS
Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others accurately informed concerning work progress and problems and makes suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems.
Responds to citizens' questions and comments with a positive attitude and in a timely manner.
Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities.
Meets requirements of performance, including attendance standards and work deadlines.
Communicates information and states concerns in a clear and professional manner.
Respects the opinion of others and demonstrates a reasonable relationship with employees, supervisors and others.
Some knowledge of library functions, rules, policies and procedures.
Some knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System.
Some knowledge of library materials and resources, including print and electronic reference sources.
Ability to use library equipment employed in all phases or functions of assigned duties, including basic computer operation, and copier.
Ability to plan design, direct and deliver programs to meet clientele needs.
Ability to solve problems using diplomatic resolution strategies.
Ability to work independently and provide assistance to patrons.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to maneuver and manipulate objects among high and low shelves.
Ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing, using both technical and non-technical language.
Ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures, and instructions.
Ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines.
Ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology.
Ability and willingness to apply integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.
- Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
- Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others.
- Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
Commitment to Safety
- Understands, encourages and carries out the principles of integrated safety management; complies with or oversees the compliance with safety policies and procedures; completes all required training; takes personal responsibility for safety.
- Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
- Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
- Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea.
- Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures.
- The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
- Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
Associate Degree (two-year college or technical school) Required; Education or related field.
Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) Preferred, Field of Study: Education or related field
2 plus years of experience in Library Public Services.
And/or any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work
Ability to operate a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks and the ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology.
N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)
Manually Manipulate F
Reach Outward O
Reach Above Shoulder O
Squat or Kneel O
10 lbs or less F
11-20 lbs O
21-50 lbs O
51-100 lbs N
Over 100 lbs N
12 lbs or less F
13-25 lbs F
26-40 lbs O
41-100 lbs N
The principal duties of this class are performed in a general library environment.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION
Sufficient finger or manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to operate a personal computer, telephone and related equipment and use primarily just the fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.
Sufficient clarity of speech or other communication ability with or without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to communicate effectively and convey detailed or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly.
Sufficient clarity of hearing with or without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
Sufficient visual acuity or other power of observation with or without reasonable accommodation to enable the employee to review a wide variety of materials in electronic or hard copy form and perform activities such as viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection).
PHYSICAL STRENGTH AND PERSONAL MOBILITY:
Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to function within a general office environment.
Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, with or without reasonable accommodation, to enable the employee to function within a general library environment.
Mixed sedentary work; sitting most of the time and standing/walking. Exerts up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally.
The City of Nampa has a Drug/Alcohol Free Workplace Policy. Any offer of employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test, background check and driving check (if applicable to position).
Dates to Submit Application:
Application and position information may be found online at: www.cityofnampa.us. Applicant must submit an online application; resumes will not be taken in lieu of the application.
Position will close on November 1, 2018 position may close prior to closing date.
The City has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described.
It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the City reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the City may deem appropriate.Apply On-lineSend This Job to a Friend
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Office of Human Resources
City of Nampa
411 3rd St. South (map)
Nampa, ID 83651
Phone: (208) 468-5437
Fax: (208) 468-4435
Library Page- Main Library
Hiring Salary is $10.50 per hour.
This is a continuous posting with applications being reviewed every 2 weeks until the position is filled.
Perform a variety of library support work involving activities in the circulation, reference, youth services or technical services area of the library.
Receive general supervision from the Library Services Coordinator. Receive technical and functional supervision form Librarians and other library staff. This position does not supervise employees.
May include but are not limited to the following:
Sorts, shelves, and files various library materials accurately according to library classification systems (alphabetic and numeric) in a timely manner.
Reviews shelves for accuracy and re-shelves misplaced items.
Perform regular library sweeps, and checks the book drop on a scheduled basis.
Packs and prepare materials for transport and receives and unpack incoming deliveries.
Locates and retrieves library materials requested from stacks to fill holds.
Checks-in library materials and transit items using computerized automation system.
Maintains appearance of work and public areas.
Records statistics requested in related job duties.
Answers directional and informational questions.
Assists with special programs as needed and performs related duties as assigned.
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality customer service.
Sorts donated materials by condition and other criteria established by the library.
Perform duties to assist with opening and closing procedures.
Uses a personal computer to access e-mail account, writes brief letters and operates ILS system.
Communicate in a positive and effective manner with co-workers and the public both in person and on the telephone.
Work independently or in a team environment following standards and procedures set by the library and complete tasks assigned.
Perform computer tasks using Library and City Software
Organize, prioritize, and pace duties and tasks throughout the work shift.
Understand and follow written and oral directions.
Demonstrates ability to read and spell
Desired Minimum Qualifications:
Principles and practices of basic library work, including the basic knowledge of the Dewey Decimal System. Operating characteristics of public access terminals. Modern office methods.
Training and Experience:
Basic knowledge of the library.
Basic computer and technical skills
Physical and Mental Demands:
Lift and transport materials weighing 50 pounds or more, Work requires repetitive hand, arm and body movements including lifting arms above shoulder level to shelve books on a continual basis. The use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work.
Bend, stoop, lift, kneel, repeatedly or continually over time to reach books at the top and bottom levels of the shelves.
Remain in a standing position for extended periods of time.
Push a wheeled cart weighting up to 300 pounds.
Reach overhead to shelve books weighing up to 5 pounds.
Work evening and weekend hours on a regular basis including a varied schedule.
Ability to work under pressure
This position requires working evenings, and weekends.*
Director Of Milne Library
About SUNY Oneonta:
Located in the Leatherstocking Region of New York State, SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public, liberal arts and sciences college with a pre-professional focus. The College enrolls approximately 6,500 students in a wide variety of bachelor's degree programs and a number of graduate certificates and degrees. SUNY Oneonta consistently ranks among the top schools nationally, sitting at #13 on the 2018 list of "Top Public Regional Universities" in the North by U.S. News & World Report and #153 in the Northeast on the 2017 Forbes magazine list of "America's Top Colleges." The College received INSIGHT magazine's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in 2017 and 2014 and accepted an invitation to join the Colleges of Distinction in 2015.
The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Director of Milne Library in the Division of Academic Affairs. Expectations include providing dynamic, creative, and strategic leadership for vibrant and visible student-centered library services. Milne Library is the intellectual and academic center of the college, offering comprehensive scholarly collections, expertise in information services, and study and research facilities for our nationally recognized faculty and student body. To learn more about the College or the Library, please visit www.oneonta.edu or www.oneonta.edu/library.
Duties include but not limited to:
Leading the Milne Library in planning, assessing, and developing forward looking programs, services and collections;
Overseeing the library facilities, space utilization, and construction projects;
Ensuring excellence in linking library information resources using information technology;
Fostering a collaborative and transparent approach to managing the library and its personnel;
Providing support for the professional development of library staff; and
Participating in fundraising, grant writing, and developing donor relations to benefit the library.
Earned graduate degree in Librarianship or Information Sciences from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent credential);
Significant experience in library administration;
Experience working within a framework of shared governance;
Experience with new delivery paradigms, library technologies, digital information literacy, and implementation of digital library initiatives;
Proven success in developing and implementing creative library innovations;
Demonstrated successful integration of information technology information into aspects of library operations;
Experience in managing budgets; and
Proven effective communication skills.
Earned terminal degree or second master's degree; and
Experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural
For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: www.oneonta.edu/employment.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: www.oneonta.edu/home/diversity.asp. Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=103137. Please upload a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Contact information for three professional references is required.
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