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Assistant Library Manager II-Baltimore County Library

  • 08 Dec 2020 3:01 PM
    Message # 9414381
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title:

    Assistant Library Manager II-Baltimore County Library

    Position Description:

    • Works in collaboration with the Branch Manager to set performance expectations and customer service goals for librarian staff.
    • Actively contributes to the branch management team to ensure that high quality library services and resources are delivered to customers.
    • Leads staff by modeling the appropriate workplace behaviors and effectively communicating with staff regarding individual and team expectations.
    • Recruits, trains, supervises and evaluates librarian staff. Accurately assesses staff abilities. Develops staff strengths and coaches staff to improve performance.
    • Oversees the provision of information service, readers’ advisory service, and programming/outreach services to users of varied ages, cultures and skill levels.
    • Oversees the development and maintenance of information resources and materials that are used by branch customers.
    • Demonstrates effective communication and relationship building skills with diverse customers and staff.
    • Demonstrates commitment to teamwork by engaging in respectful and productive work relationships.
    • Seeks creative and appropriate solutions to address varying branch and system operational needs.
    • Embraces productive change and demonstrates flexibility in response to changing community needs.
    • Exercises good judgment when making decisions and applying policies to workplace issues.
    • Models continuous learning and holds staff accountable to continued professional development.
    • In the absence of the Branch Manager, assumes manager duties when necessary.

    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college. Must have an MLS or have completed LATI and be able to complete an MLS within three years of hire.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of public library operations acquired through four years of progressively responsible work experience as a Librarian and one year of supervisory experience.
    • Experience using various technologies such as Polaris or a similar ILS, online databases, E-books, iPads, Google Drive and Microsoft applications.
    • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to stand at a public service desk for lengthy periods of time and move throughout the branch, the ability to bend, lift up to 50 pounds and push or pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 pounds.
    • A commitment to excellent customer service and the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
    • Willingness and ability to travel throughout the system, work a variety of schedules that include evenings and weekends and accept system-wide transfers.
    • Must pass a post-offer criminal background screening.

    Application Process:


Mailing Address:
Union Station
 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
P.O. Box 1653 Washington, DC 20002
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