Branch Manager - General Purpose
Branch: As Assigned
Reports to: Deputy Director
Salary Track: I-J
FLSA Status: Exempt
Manages the operations of a General Purpose Branch Library within the policies and procedures set by the Library District. Responsible for branch staff, customer service issues, branch programs, collection management, and facility maintenance. May include expertise in a certain subject area such as business, children's, etc. Position performs professional duties requiring the exercise of professional skill, initiative and independent judgement. Assignments are given in broad terms of general objectives and performed with administrative supervision only.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Communicates effectively with all other Branches and Departments and attends Administrative and Board meetings.
Responsible for the internal arrangement of the branch including functional floor plans, appropriate displays and signage.
Coordinates collection maintenance to generate space for new items and ensures that current, useful materials are available.
Oversees branch expenditures insuring appropriate recording and handling of fines and fees.
Works cooperatively with local customers and agencies in placing volunteers in useful positions in the branch.
GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Telephone, personal computer, fax, copier, and library automation system.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: Must have knowledge of the functions of public libraries; have excellent communication and organizational skills; and have general computer literacy. Must have an accredited Masters in Library Science degree and at least 3 years experience in related areas and excellent customer service skills. Prior management or supervisory experience preferred.
Incumbent may be promoted by approval of a professional development plan according to the Dual Track Promotion Plan, Policy E084.
(Revision Approved 9/13/99)