Date: September 11, 2017
Location: Springfield-Lakemore Satellite Branch (slated to open in Dec. 2017)
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours) including evening and weekend hours, not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 15, $27.79/hour
This new satellite branch is located in 4500 SF of space in the busy Tri-County Plaza in Lakemore. The Village of Lakemore, which has a population of almost 3,000 and is 1.5 square miles in size is situated within the larger Springfield Township. With approximately 17,000 residents, Springfield Township is almost 15 square miles in size. All township residents are served by the Springfield Local School District which consists of three elementary schools and one junior/senior high school.
Manages all branch operations, including interviewing, evaluating, and training of branch employees; schedules and assigns work to staff, including the active engagement of community agencies and the establishing and maintaining of relationships with these contacts; manages the branch facility, including overseeing the general building maintenance; maintains positive public relations with the community by promoting library services, working closely with the Friends group and developing rapport with customers, key community leaders and organizations; develops library programs for children, young adults or adults; oversees children, young adult and adult materials collections, and branch book inventory; provides general reference services to customers, including readers’ advisory and book talks, and performs other tasks as necessary.
Proven aptitude in professional library science, preferably in a public library setting, including a comprehensive knowledge of reference sources, reader interest levels, books and authors; demonstrated supervisory skills; ability to assess community interests and needs and develop programs and services accordingly; excellent customer service skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; professional presentation skills and sound professional judgment. A Master of Library and Information Science degree issued by an ALA-accredited school of library and information science and extensive professional librarian experience are required.
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