administrative work involving a broad range of public library functions. Assisting the Director of Library Services in the management, supervision, and administration of the library to provide maximum services to library patrons in accordance with library policy. Planning, organizing, and supervising the services and activities of the circulation staff. The Assistant Director of Library Services assists the Director of Library Services in all aspects of running the library and acts as the Director in his/her absence.
Masters of Library Science Degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree and at least three years of progressively responsible library administration experience including 1-2 years in a supervisory capacity required. A combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the responsibilities of the position may be considered in lieu of stated education and experience requirements.
Other preferences include: Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, practices, methods and administration; Thorough knowledge of reader interest levels, books, authors and reference resources; Ability to interact with and assist the public in a friendly and responsive manner; Extensive knowledge of computers and programs likely to be used in libraries, including familiarity with the internet, word processing, databases and social media applications; Knowledge of basic computer networking, software installation, and hardware; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Strong organizational and time management skills for a customer service oriented environment; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public; Availability for extended or nontraditional hours as needed to perform and complete job duties. A flexible schedule including occasional evenings and a weekend rotation is required. This position reports to and works under the immediate supervision of the Director of Library Services