HEAD LIBRARIAN

CA LOS ANGELES COUNTY | Temporary

Post Date: 06/15/2016 Job ID: 1524 Municipal Skills and Departments: ADMINISTRATION OF PUBLIC AGENCIES Pay Rate: 0.00
A government organization in Los Angeles County, CA is looking for a City Librarian or Head Librarian to fill a management vacancy within the Library Department. This is a full-time position working for at least 3+ months and could become extended or temp-to-hire at the clients discretion. Compensation is DOE/DOQ.

JOB DUTIES:
Advises the City Manager in all matters relevant to the library services provided by the City;
Manages, plans, organizes, evaluates, directs and implements a program of library service for the City for all age and interest groups utilizing the facilities and personnel resources of the library system;
Serves as the staff liaison to the Board of Library Trustees and administers Board policies;
Represents the department at City staff meetings; formulates, justifies, allocates, and implements the Library Department budget;
Formulates library policies, rules and regulations;
Manage the development of plans for new and improvements to existing library facilities in connection with the City's capital improvement program;
Manages the library technology resources, including computers, cabling, audio-visual, and wireless systems, components and operation of servers and network equipment, checkpoint security system, and automated library material handling systems;
Assures the provision of reference and information services to both adults and children;
Manages the planning and outreach programs to schools and community locations;
Manages the library materials selection, de-selection, and evaluation activities in the development of a balanced, comprehensive library collection;
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Possession of a graduate degree in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited library school;
Plus five (5) years of increasingly responsible professional library experience or the equivalent, including at least four (4) years as an assistant director or the division manager of a major program in a large library system, or as department director of a small or medium sized library system with responsibilities for planning, directing, organizing and budgeting.
Experience with a city or county public library system providing services to a culturally and ethnically diverse community is desirable.
Experience in a technologically advanced library system is desirable

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