Manager III (Library Branch Manager), grade M3
Montgomery County Government - Bethesda, MD

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THIS RECRUITMENT WILL GENERATE A 6-MONTH ELIGIBLE LIST TO FILL CURRENT AND FUTURE VACANCIES FOR THE MANAGER III (BRANCH MANAGER) POSITIONS AT ALL BRANCH LOCATIONS WITHIN MCPL.

The current vacancies exist at Davis Library and Damascus Library, however, are subject to change.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Additional pay may be available for bi-lingual languages other than English. In order to qualify for multilingual pay, applicants will be required to successfully pass a multilingual examination.

Library hours of operation are Sunday through Saturday including nights. Individual schedules will vary based on customer service needs. Sunday hours may be required at any branch.

Resume must include information specific to the preferred criteria listed below. Make sure that your resume references your knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the preferred criteria. Ideally, the preferred criteria should be addressed in a separate section in your resume. The system only allows for one document to be submitted so your preferred criteria must be part of the resume .

JOB DESCRIPTION ;

This is professional library administrative work having full accountability for management of a library branch in Montgomery County Public Libraries. Employee will serve as a branch manager overseeing the provision of direct service and assistance to library customers. Duties include: assessing human resources and customer needs, planning goals and objectives for the branch, overseeing the supervision and performance evaluations of branch staff, coordinating collection development activities, and establishing, maintaining, and improving communications and working relationships with diverse community groups, advisory committees, and the news media using a variety of social and traditional media methods.

As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect and cooperation.

Additional Employment Information

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to special.accommodations@montgomerycountymd.gov . Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference .

Minimum Qualifications

Education: . Master's Degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.

Experience : Four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience in organizational management related to library experience.

Equivalency: No equivalency applies.

Licensure : Employees will be responsible for maintaining appropriate level of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to sustain State licensure requirements for this position

Preferred Criteria

RESUME MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO THE PREFERRED CRITERIA LISTED BELOW. MAKE SURE THAT YOUR RESUME REFERENCES YOUR KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES AS THEY RELATE TO THE PREFERRED CRITERIA. IDEALLY, THE PREFERRED CRITERIA SHOULD BE ADDRESSED IN A SEPARATE SECTION OF YOUR RESUME. THE SYSTEM ONLY ALLOWS FOR ONE DOCUMENT TO BE SUBMITTED SO YOUR PREFERRED CRITERIA MUST BE PART OF THE RESUME.

All applicants will be reviewed by OHR to determine whether or not they meet minimum qualifications for the position. All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be reviewed and rated by subject matter experts based on the preferred Criteria. Based on the results of Preferred Criteria evaluation, applicants will be rated as either "Qualified" or "Well Qualified". The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for an interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are same grade or higher will be placed on Eligible List as a "Transfer" candidate and may be considered for an interview. Note: In the event there are five or less minimally qualified candidates, all will be placed on the Eligible List as Qualified and will be interviewed.

  • Experience in using a variety of tools in assessing community needs, and planning and implementing services in response to diverse populations' needs and interests.
  • Experience in supervisory capacity in a public library.
  • Experience in conducting staff training, performance evaluations, and staff development.
  • Experience in team building/coordination skills.
  • Experience planning, implementing, and evaluating a broad range of projects.
  • Experience in using a wide range of software and electronic devices.
  • Experience in using social media to communicate library services and materials.
  • Experience providing exceptional customer service in a public library environment.
  • If selected for an interview, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.

    Minimum Salary

    63411

    Maximum Salary

    115901

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    USD

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