Are you a passionate librarian searching for a way to make a positive impact on a community? Do you believe that libraries can change lives? If so, you may be just the person we are looking for to be the new Assistant Branch Manager at our Pontiac Branch.
The Assistant Library Branch Manager is responsible for assisting in the management of the activities, programs and staff of a Library branch of ACPL; provides professional librarian duties and the following:
Assists with the plans, organization, administration, review and evaluation of branch staff.
Assists with the selection of staff; trains staff and provides for their professional development.
Contributes to the overall quality of the branch’s service provision by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies, procedures and services in relation to the changing needs of the community.
Assists with the development and implementation of training programs for staff on customer services.
Responds to and resolves customer inquiries; explains policies and procedures; provides customer service, collection assistance, technical assistance and reference assistance.
Assists with the development, implementation and administration of plans for collection layout and space requirements; develops book displays in accordance with established marketing standards; oversees the creation of displays relevant to program and promotion requirements.
Assists with the accounting of funds from sale of library materials and the collection of fees and fines; oversees reconciliation of cash receipts, preparation of bank deposits.
Collaborates with ACPL branches/departments, community engagement and community groups on the development and implementation of programming and events in the branch and in the community; evaluates effectiveness of programs; markets programs; monitors community trends and service needs.
Maintains awareness of current library trends and developments through professional reading, conference attendance and organization participation.
Performs professional librarian duties as assigned.
Serves as “Person-in-Charge” as required.
Represents ACPL and the branch in meetings with representatives of professional, business and community organizations.
Promotes and supports the overall mission of the Library by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.
About this company
The Allen County Public Library has been part of the social and cultural fabric of Fort Wayne, Indiana and surrounding communities since 1895. We have grown to consist of the beautiful, 367,000 square foot Main Library in downtown Fort Wayne and thirteen branches throughout our city and outlying communities. Fort Wayne has been cited as the Best Read City in the United States by Places Rated Almanac, due in large part to the library's collection and patrons' use of it.
Location/Region: Fort Wayne