This is administrative, managerial, professional library work supervising and coordinating the activities of the Adult Services Department within the Alachua County Library District, an independent special taxing district. The Alachua County Library District has a fiscal operating budget of $18M and 200.76 FTEs.
Hiring salary is $55,833 annually.
The successful candidate will join the Library District’s Management Team and is responsible for applying modern professional library techniques as well as supervising a staff of professional, paraprofessional, technical and clerical employees and volunteers in this major department. The position oversees the supervision of 12.5 FTEs, determining work schedules and duties, preparing department operating budgets and long range plan proposals, monitoring department expenses, and assisting in the establishment of plans, priorities, and procedures to meet departmental and District goals. Adult Services provides comprehensive bibliographic, reference and reader’s advisory assistance in person and by phone to library patrons, using printed materials, on-line services and referrals. The Sr. Library Manager coordinates, manages and reviews special projects, develops a variety of programs for the public, stays informed of current trends and new professional techniques by reading professional journals/publications and through participation in professional organizations, workshops and conferences.
The Alachua County Library District offers a comprehensive benefits package of paid leave and paid holidays, health, dental, vision and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, worker’s compensation, non-taxable benefit (cafeteria) plans and flexible spending accounts, deferred compensation programs, Florida Retirement System (FRS) AFLAC supplemental insurance, and a wellness program.
Alachua County is located in beautiful North Central Florida approximately midway between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. It has a population of 257,062 (2016). Gainesville is the County Seat, conveniently located off I-75. The Headquarters Library is located in downtown Gainesville, near the historic district. Another 12 branches, which includes one fully functioning library in the Alachua County jail, serve various areas of Gainesville and the communities around Alachua County. The Library District eBranch is a fully functioning virtual branch which oversees the District’s website. For Fiscal Year 2016, the Library District has a system-wide operating budget of $17,957,272 and 200.76 FTEs.
- Master's degree in library science from a library school program accredited by the American Library Association
- Three years professional level library experience including two years of supervisory experience.
- Must provide own means of transportation.
- Evening and weekend work hours may be required.
- Employment is contingent upon successfully passing both drug screening and criminal background investigation.
For more information about the Alachua County Library District, please visit our webpage at www.aclib.us
To apply or for more detailed information about this position, please visit our employment page: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/alachua/default.cfm