Assistant Library Branch Manager

  • El Paso, Texas
  • Jan 10, 2019
Full Time Education and Training Library Services Purchasing and Warehouse
  • Salary: $44,480.01 - $65,785.93 Annually

Job Description


Candidate must have a Master's degree from an ALA accredited institution of higher learning in library science or information and library sciences, and two (2) years of professional experience as a librarian.

Licenses and Certificates :None.

General Purpose

Under general supervision, perform professional library functions to include development and execution of Library programs and the management of personnel at multiple levels.

Typical Duties

Manage and supervise designated library administrative functions. Involves:Lead multiple level staff in completing essential duties of library operations including reference, circulation, and/or programming.Set individual performance measures for staff and ensure accountability.Mentor and/or Coach, orientate and evaluate assigned staff.Assist with problem solving at local level.Serve as supporting authority to staff in resolving customer disputes.Utilize computer applications and library equipment and maintain current knowledge of system wide and location-specific procedures, processes, policies, and operations.Maintain open channels of communication.Network with professionals locally and nationwide to ensure quality service to the public and present good management techniques to the staff.Serve on task forces and participate in professional organizations, committees, conferences and community groups.Perform other related duties as may be assigned.

Ensure the overall operating effectiveness of assigned work unit(s).Involves:Prepare and manage budgets as assigned.Assume responsibility for the operation of the location in the absence of immediate supervisor.Inform customers about Library services, policies and procedures.Assist customers in locating and using Library materials and equipment as assigned.

Supervise assigned personnel.Involves:Provide for training and development. Train staff to effectively perform job duties and in applying and interpreting policies, procedures, and best practices.Organize and schedule team(s) and its activities. Identifies opportunities for synergy and integration.Coordinate volunteers as assigned.Enforce personnel rules, regulations, and work standards.Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony.Interview applicants.Recommend hiring, termination, transfer, and discipline.

General Information

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Salary Range: $44,480.01- $60,459.45 per year.
The starting salary is generally at the beginning of the salary range.

Test Information: An evaluation of education and experience will be conducted on qualified candidates

Please note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close once a preset number of qualified applications have been received.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous