[Web4lib] Job Announcement: Alexandria Library - Librarian III
lrudd at alexandria.lib.va.us
Thu Dec 6 17:06:01 EST 2007
ADULT SERVICES MANAGER
CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
The Adult Services Manager is responsible for operations of the Central
Library Adult Services Section including units for system wide
Interlibrary Loan Service and Sunday Service for the Central Library.
Under the supervision of the Central Library Manager, this position is
evaluated using work performance factors, progress reports and
completion of goals.
Directs and coordinates the activities of the Adult Services Section by
formulating goals, plans, procedures, priorities, and schedules.
. Supervises two Librarian II positions and five
Librarian I positions. The Adult Services Section has 25 employees with
an FTE of 10.5.
. Interviews, selects, trains, evaluates, counsels
and disciplines staff.
. Reviews and submits Kronos time records for the
Adult Service staff.
. Submits monthly and annual reference reports to
the Central Library Manager.
. Works with other library divisions and sections to
improve operations of reference services, Interlibrary Loans, Sunday
Service and reference computer services.
. Chairs the Reference Committee.
. Acts as the Building Manager in the absence of the
Central Library Manager.
Collection Development Duties:
. Selects and evaluates the Central Library
reference collection with input from staff.
. Reviews professional literature for books and
other library materials appropriate to the Central Library circulation
. Assigns the selection of adult materials, weeding
and inventory to reference staff.
. Evaluates electronic databases for the library
with the Reference Committee.
Public Service Duties:
Answers reference queries using traditional and electronic reference
. Instructs patrons on the use of online and print
resources available in the library.
. Interprets library policies and procedures for
patrons and resolves complaints.
. Gives library tours to community, educational and
Checks on the maintenance of reference equipment and calls for service.
. Reports problems with online electronic services,
catalog, word processors and Internet service to Automation or Technical
. Reports building problems to the Central Library
. Acts as backup for meeting room requests.
Other duties as assigned.
Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, methods,
materials and practices especially as they relate to the field of
specialization; thorough professional knowledge of books, periodicals,
pamphlet materials, library guides and publications; electronic
databases and online library systems; demonstrated ability to analyze
professional and administrative problems, to make recommendations, and
take appropriate action in their solution; ability to supervise and
train professional and paraprofessional subordinates in the various
activities of a major section of the library; ability to interpret
library policies, objectives and facilities to community groups, public
officials, business and education leaders and the general public, and to
establish and maintain effective public relations.
Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in Library Science from an
accredited ALA library school; extensive experience in professional
library work, including one year experience at the level of a Librarian
II; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which
provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Additional Requirements: Applicant must possess or obtain a license to
practice as a registered professional librarian issued by the
Commonwealth of Virginia .
Salary: $49,049.50 - $54,501.98 depending on qualifications.
Benefits: Earns annual and sick leave and is eligible for health
insurance, retirement, life insurance, long-term disability insurance
and long-term care insurance. <>
Send/Fax Cover Letter, Resume and three References to:
Karen L. Russell
Central Library Manager
5005 Duke St .
Alexandria , Va. 22304-2903
703.519.5900 x 200, FAX 703.519.5914.
Open until filled; position to start on January 12, 2008 .
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