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Montgomery County Public Libraries
Manager II


Responsibilities: This position is professional library administrative work having full accountability for administering all services of the 22 branches and kiosk of MCPL. An important aspect of the position will be to work closely with the Public Services Administrator (PSA) team and the Director to keep abreast of the changing library field, the needs of our many communities and residents, and the accomplishment of our strategic plan so that MCPL will continue to offer 21st century library services to our active users. Ongoing review of current branch policies and procedures and the study and recommendation of new or revised policies and procedures will also fall within the scope of responsibilities for this position. The employee will serve as the public services administrator for branch operations and the provision of customer service in the library department. Responsibilities include: assessing resources & customer needs across all branches, assisting the Director and the PSA team with planning goals & objectives for the Department's branch operations, overseeing the supervision & performance evaluations of all managers and supervisors in the branches of the Department, and working with the Director and the PSA team to develop strategies that will help to accomplish the Department's Strategic Plan. This position reports directly to the Director of Public Libraries. Overview of Montgomery County Libraries: Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) provides information services to & programming for children, teens, seniors & adults from 21 full service library facilities and the kiosk installation. This service is provided to a majority/minority County of just over 1 million residents. Demographics of the County are approximately 48% white; 18% Hispanic or Latino; 18% Black or African American and 15% Asian. 91% of adult residents have at least a high school diploma while 57% have a bachelor's degree or higher. These residents are served within our branches by a diverse and highly trained staff and outside our branches by the Outreach Team.

Requirements and Qualifications: Master's degree in library science or library information science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association plus seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in a field related to public library service. Employees will be responsible for maintaining appropriate level of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to sustain State licensure requirements for this position.

Salary and Benefits: $78,794 - $143,037

Application Process: TO VIEW THE ENTIRE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT & TO APPLY ON-LINE, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE @ www.montgomerycountymd.gov, click on "Careers" view requisition #irc14091. Position will be advertised from 4/8/14 to 4/22/14. RESUMES MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO THE PREFERRED CRITERIA IDENTIFIED IN THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT AS THIS WILL BE USED TO CREATE OUR ELIGIBLE LIST AND POOL OF APPLICANTS. - Posted April 8, 2014.

Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Library Data Analyst - PT


Responsibilities: Collects statistics and data from various sources and compiles reports; Coordinates and conducts studies of library service and operational effectiveness; Oversees measurement of effectiveness through design of measurements tools, coordination of measurement activities and analysis of results; Contributes to the identification of library performance standards, and routinely monitors progress; Identifies and communicates variances in performance metrics to library administration; Provides support for library planning processes; Coordinates and conducts special projects as assigned; Participates on committees and workgroups as assigned; Perform other duties or responsibilities that are related to the position.

Requirements and Qualifications: Possession of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field. Proven experience statistical analysis, design, testing and troubleshooting. Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to research and develop information. Knowledge of library resources, services, techniques, policies and procedures.

Salary and Benefits: This a part-time position at 20-hours per week with an annual salary of $21,197. It includes a generous benefits package.

Application Process: Submit Library Employment Application, resume and cover letter to PGCMLS, Attn: Human Resources, 6532 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782 or HR@pgcmls.info. Library Employment Applications can be downloaded from the PGCMLS website, www.pgcmls.info. Click on the "About US" heading, then employment. Closing Date for Applications: Required paperwork must be received in the Human Resources Office by 5 pm on Friday, May 2, 2014. - Posted April 14, 2014.

New Haven (CT) Free Public Library
City Library Director


Responsibilities: Creating Community - Unleashing Potential - the New Haven Free Public Library (http://nhfpl.org/) Board of Directors seeks an exceptional leader to help realize the Library's strategic goals, create community, and unleash the potential of the city and the library at its heart. The successful candidate will exhibit strong management skills and excellent cultural competencies. The Library Director will work well in a complex environment and be a strong team leader who builds consensus internally and be a passionate advocate who connects the library system externally with a broad mosaic of community stakeholders. The library, with a $5 million annual budget ($4.5 from City appropriations), a strong senior management team and a dedicated staff (52.3 FTEs), provides services and programs through the historic Ives Main Library (on the New Haven Green and adjacent to the Yale campus), four branches and a ReadMobile. The Library Director, working with the board and a related foundation board, will build on fundraising successes of the last decade and secure new financial resources to increase services. The Library will serve as a powerful catalyst for strong neighborhoods, academic success of every school child, and workforce development. For additional details see NHFPL Strategic Plan 2014-2016 (http://www.gossagesager.com/NHFPLStrategicPlan.pdf). The Library Director is responsible for the administration of all library functions. The Library Director provides leadership and vision in the creation and administration of a city library system committed to public service that shares, cooperates and collaborates with other educational, cultural and social agencies in the community. The Library Director reports to the Library Board of Directors on policy, strategic planning and fundraising matters and to the Chief Administrative Officer on administrative, personnel and budget issues. The Library Director also leads the Foundation Board of the New Haven Free Public Library (the Library's fund raising arm). Additional information on the position can be found in the official job description at (http://www.gossagesager.com/NHFPLjobdesc.doc).

Requirements and Qualifications: A master's degree in library science, business, non-profit management or other related fields. A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible leadership, management and board governance experience. Five (5) years of which includes experience in administration, working with unions and authority over personnel. This position requires an enthusiastic, service-oriented leader; well-versed in trends and the new technologies. Must have a proven track record in fund raising and development. Previous experience working in a multi-branch system, working within a municipal or county funding structure and reporting to a governing Board are highly desirable. A combination of training, proven experience and concrete results, which will provide the management, administration and supervisory functions needed to advance the New Haven Free Public Library and be a catalyst for New Haven's civic renaissance. Residency in the City of New Haven is required within six months of appointment.

Salary and Benefits: The position offers a hiring salary range of $80,000-103,000 (dependent upon experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.

Application Process: For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates, www.gossagesager.com, via email or phone. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury, danbradbury@gossagesager.com, or Jobeth Bradbury, jobethbradbury@gossagesager.com. The position closes May 25, 2014. - Posted April 24, 2014.

Academic Libraries

Harford Community College
Manager of Circulation and Acquisitions


Responsibilities: The manager supervises daily operations of circulation and acquisitions; maintains library statistics related to circulation, acquisitions, and building use; and supervises staff. Duties include, but are not limited to, placing purchase orders, processing invoices, and reconciling library accounts; scheduling Circulation Desk staffing; resolving patron issues; overseeing receipt of library materials; maintaining physical collections; hiring, training, and evaluating staff; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements and Qualifications: A bachelor's degree and one to three years of experience in a library or related field are required. Supervisory experience preferred. Applicants must be proficient in a Windows-based computer environment.

Salary and Benefits: $42,543 - $51,052

Application Process: Visit our Web site at http://www.harford.edu/job-seekers/career-opportunities.aspx to view job details and apply online. Online application must include a cover letter and resume. For best consideration apply by January 5, 2014. HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus. HCC is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community. - Posted December 12, 2013.

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