Job Title: Children’s Department Manager
Reports to: Director
Status: Permanent Full-time, Non-exempt
Salary: $14.75-$16.25 hourly [$30,680 - $33,800 annually]
Creates, implements, and presents agency and community programs for children ages 1-12 years of age and child related programs for parents, caregivers and teachers. Provides reference and reader's advisory services and interprets the Library's policies and procedures. Develops and maintains a reference and circulating collection for juvenile patrons. Oversees personnel, collection development, and programming for all personnel in the Children’s Department. Is also responsible for the physical appearance of the Children’s Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTES and RESPONSIBILITIES
Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of the Children’s Department of Hamilton North Public Library and its staff.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Newly assigned employees are expected to be proficient at assigned tasks by the end of the first six months of service. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; ALA accredited MLS preferred.
Prefer knowledge and/or prior experience in the following areas: management of budgets and personnel; customer service; children’s program planning and evaluation; project management; collection development for children; and child development.
DRIVERS LICENSE AND TRANSPORTATION
Valid driver’s license and personal transportation available for job-related assignments required.
COMMUNICATION/INTERPERSONAL SKILLS and MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Applicable abilities, aptitudes and personality include: effective problem resolution skills; working well with others, leading and directing the work of others; good judgment; managing resources effectively and responsibly; readily adapting to change; team player; good verbal and written communication skills; and the ability to speak and read English.
40 hours per week, weekdays and weekends, daytime and evening hours. Is occasionally called in when emergencies arise.
This job description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.
Apply by Monday, Sept 1st, 2014.
Preferred method of application: Please send an email to Ann Hoehn (firstname.lastname@example.org) with cover letter, resume, and 3 references
Please contact Ann Hoehn, Director, with questions concerning this job vacancy. Phone: 317-984-5623 ext. 11, Email: email@example.com