Associate Director of Public Services
Pay Grade: 74
Wages/Benefits: - $44.16-$60.42/hr; Full-Time Benefits
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Location: Administration, Greeley, CO 80634
Hours: Full-Time; Some days, evenings, and weekends
Supervisor: Executive Director
Supervises: Library Managers, Outreach Manager, Facilities Manager
Deadline: Open until filled
Provides public services leadership, manages public services, and supervises staff.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
25% - PUBLIC SERVICES LEADERSHIP – Enables others to act by sharing information; develops new programs, evaluates library services; analyzes local and regional community needs and conditions in order to set long-range and specific goals, objectives, and future needs; implements strategies and make decisions that lead to best practices in public services; assists in planning new library facilities in order to lead public services. (Essential)
25% - MANAGEMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICES – Sets goals and arranges tasks, people and other resources to accomplish the work to assure high-quality, responsive customer services and to meet goals and objectives as outlined in the strategic plan; plans, develops, directs and implements library services; develops and interprets library policies; motivates, directs and influences staff to achieve the goals and continuously improve; monitors performance, taking corrective action as needed; provides oversight of programs, policies, procedures and services in order to manage public services. (Essential)
20% - SUPERVISION OF STAFF – Gets information, makes sense of it, sets job-related performance objectives, organizes resources and makes decisions, hires, coaches and evaluates staff, resolves conflict, develops staff skills and knowledge and appraises performance in order to optimize the expected performance of staff. (Essential)
15% - BUDGET – Recommends budget and monitors expenditures; receives budget recommendations from direct reports and evaluates fiscal needs based upon district priorities in order to allocate budget dollars to district needs. (Essential)
15% - COMMUNITY – Represents the organization and speaks before groups and maintains positive relations with other agencies and organizations; and advocates on behalf of libraries and librarians in order to identify community library needs and promote library services. (Non-essential)
Master of Library and Information Science
Five to ten years of similar or related experience in a position with progressively more responsible experience in professional library management.
Or any combination of education and experience which provides the success factors.
District Success Factors:
Focuses on the customer
Contributes to a positive work environment
Pursues personal development
Takes pride in the workplace
Knowledge of public library operations
Job Success Factors:
Knowledge of public library goals, policies, and services
Knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of professional library science and administration
Knowledge of professional library literature, library technology, and technology trends
Knowledge of the principles, practices, theory, and applications of managing employees
Skill in oral and written communication
Skill in integrated library systems (ILS).
Skill in Microsoft office products
Skill in customer relations
Skill in leadership
Skill in management
Skill in supervision
Able to manage projects and project teams
Able to align strategy with people, processes and systems
Able to manage details and follow-through
Able to model expected employee behavior
Able to budget and plan
Able to analyze issues and make informed recommendations
Able to organize work, determine priorities, handle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
Able to maintain and convey confidential information
Able to define and explain technical accounting procedures
Able to represent the library district to outside agencies and the public through excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to make and implement difficult decisions
Able to work effectively in a team
Able to operate various office equipment including copiers
Able to transport oneself to various locations throughout the service area
Able to be committed to professional library philosophies, demonstrated through strong interest and involvement at local, state and national levels
Physical Success Factors:
Mostly sitting at a computer station in a climate-controlled environment.
Some lifting up to 25 lbs.
This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.
Location/Region: Greeley, CO (80631)