Library Division Manager

City of Oceanside

Oceanside is seeking a creative thinking, visionary Library Division Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be someone who can take a good pulse on community needs and tailor services to increase community engagement in various library programs. Able to increase efficiencies within library services and support staff with existing programs that have proven to be successful. Most of all we are seeking someone who has a passion for leadership and literacy. If this is you, Oceanside awaits you. Come join our thriving beachside community in Southern California.

Identifies and analyzes emerging community issues and needs to determine directions for related library services and collections; evaluates Library services provided by the division and the Library as a whole, in order to improve services; determines the activities required to achieve objectives; organizes equipment, facilities and staffing needed to accomplish activities; develops annual work plan; establishes standards and implements procedures for reference and reader's advisory services and collection development; secures and allocates alternative funding sources such as gifts or grants; may serve as Library Director in the Director's absence. Supervises division staff; plans, develops, and revises procedures for the division; interviews and selects subordinate personnel; schedules and assigns activities to staff; evaluates staff performance; develops and updates training materials and procedures manual; encourages staff development through training, workshops and conferences; schedules and conducts staff meetings to provide information and seek input on policies and procedures; and performs other work related duties as required.

Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible experience in library science in a public agency, preferably in a managerial position, with supervisory experience.
Training: A Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from an accredited college or university.

CLOSING DATE: 07/22/22 04:00 PM
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