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Montgomery County Public Libraries,
Rockville, Maryland

Salary: $78,794 to $143,039
Status: Full-time
Posted: 08/13/14
Deadline: 09/11/14


Manager II

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. 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.

MINIMUM 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.

TO VIEW THE ENTIRE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT & TO APPLY ON-LINE, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE at www.montgomerycountymd.gov, click on “Careers,” view requisition #irc14091.  Position will be advertised from  8/12/14 to 9/12/14.  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.