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Branch Manager – Pierce Streetsboro Library

  • Portage County District Library
  • Garrettsville, OH
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

HOURS: Average of 40 hours/week, includes some evenings and weekends. Exempt.

JOB PURPOSE: To assist patrons by directing the operation of a branch library, implementing services and programs.

Knowledge of library goals and objectives; library science and technology, public relations; management and supervision techniques; budgeting; operation of automated library equipment; computer operations and functions including data processing techniques. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions (e.g. research procedure, policy development and interpretation); plan, schedule and organize work; prepare meaningful, concise and accurate reports; communicate effectively in written and oral form; establish cooperative work environment at both branch and interdepartmental levels; develop good rapport with library patrons.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES: (The duties listed below are intended to depict tasks performed by this classification).

*Implements library policies and procedures
*Prepares monthly report for the Board of Trustees
*Oversees collecting and reporting of library statistics
*Prepares reports as requested
Writes grants and assists in their preparation
Works jointly with branch and administration managers in achieving objectives of Portage County District Library’s mission

*Schedules and assigns work to employees
*Interviews pre-screened candidates for positions; recommends hiring
*Evaluates and disciplines employees
*Responds to employee complaints
*Monitors the work of employees and ensures compliance with policies and procedures
*Approves paid leaves
*Monitors employee attendance and work records
*Oversees the daily operation of the library

*Maintains knowledge of available materials and patron reading preferences
Conducts inventory of materials, as required
Evaluates materials for age and condition and determines if updating, repair or withdrawing is appropriate

*Performs in-depth reference service
*Instruct patrons in use of library computers
Conducts inventory of reference department


$57, 744

Required Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Masters of Library Science Degree or within six months of obtaining the degree and applicable experience.

Desired Qualifications

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Valid Ohio Driver's license or ability to obtain a license. Ability to work varied hours as needed which may
include evenings and weekends.

Employer Statement

PCDL is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply

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Additional Instructions:

Anyone interested in being considered for a posted position with Portage County District Library must apply online for that specific posted job. Resumes may be required as part of the online application process. After reviewing your online application, we will contact you if you are selected as a candidate for the current position available.

Posted On: Jun 6, 2024 / This posting expires: Jul 7, 2024