Library Branch Manager – South Waco

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Library Branch Manager – South Waco

 

City of Waco

 

Salary: $60,347.04 Annually

 

Job Number: 2022-01198

 

Location: Waco, TX

 

Department: Library

 

Job Type: Full Time

 

Summary

 

The Branch Manager works with the Library Director in furthering the library’s mission and accomplishing goals. This position requires the incumbent to have advanced knowledge of library policies, procedures, services and resources. Primary responsibilities include providing prompt and friendly service to the public and managing and coordinating the operations, activities and staff of the library.

Work schedule varies including on call duties.

 

Primary Duties

 

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

• Plan, organize, administer and evaluate the operations activities of the branch, including facilities, equipment and branch security issues.

• Oversees the preparation d administration of assigned division budget.

• Develop goals, objectives and establish priorities for library projects and allocated staff accordingly.

• Supervise the Circulation and Reference staff in day-to-day operations, set schedules and assign job tasks.

• Perform supervisory functions by: interviewing, selecting, training, evaluating, disciplining, developing and terminating staff; providing staff with the resources, equipment, tools and knowledge necessary to perform and improve services; and guide employee work efforts in being successful, creative and resourceful.

• Interpret library policy concerning the circulation of library materials. This includes planning for and supervising functions such as patron registration, reserves management, materials check out and in and shelving of library materials.

• Provide excellent customer service to patrons by assisting patrons with reference, readers’ advisory and general computer questions.

• Tabulate daily collections prepare bank deposits and manage cash systems.

• Gather and compile data for reports and prepare statistical and analytical report of branch activities and operations.

• Develop and maintain collections by reviewing, evaluating, selecting, purchasing and withdrawing materials.

• Evaluate library services and make recommendations for improvement and suggestions for new services, policies and procedures.

• Deal with patron complaints and problems patiently, decisively and within the set policies.

• Develop, plan, administer and promote programs and services to community.

• Ensure employees are trained and work in accordance with City policies, procedures, regulations, Safety Plans and laws.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

• May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.

• Driving is essential.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:

 

• Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution

• AND Four years of library experience, including supervisory and program management experience

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.

 

Physical Demands

 

Medium work:

 

• Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

• Must be able to push book carts up to 200 pounds.

 

EEO Statement

 

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.

 

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