Direct, manage, supervise and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing a wide variety of services to the library patrons within one or more branch library facilities including the planning and directing of support services; supervise the activities and operations of those engaged in maintaining the collection and distribution; recommend the purchase of reference materials and coordinate exhibits and displays; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant Library Director.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree with major course work in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA) certified institution, plus three (3) years of professional/managerial experience in an academic, public, school or special library to include two (2) years of direct supervisory experience in a management and/or administrative capacity. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
Position requires: Background check, Shift work, Odd days off.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Principles and practices of library management, program development and administration
Principles and practices of effective and efficient patron services
Principles and practices of library circulation, reference, adult services and children's programs
Principles and practices of supervision, training, performance evaluation and selection of staff
Principles and practices of modern computer operations
Oversee and participate in the management of the operations, services and activities of a branch library program
Plan, direct, evaluate and coordinate the work of lower level staff
Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff
Interpret, explain and enforce City policies pertaining to library operation and function
Communicate clearly and concisely
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
City of Albuquerque - 23 months ago