LS&S is seeking a Branch Manager for the Ashland Public Library. The Branch Manager role consist of professional, supervisory and administrative work directing the day to day operation of the Library. Duties include staff scheduling, attention to physical branch facility, selecting, training and evaluating branch staff. Work also includes developing and implementing programs, services and special events to promote use of the library branch and related work as required. Supervision is exercised over a staff of professional, paraprofessional and clerical employees engaged in various phases of library operations. Position reports to Library Director. Ashland, Oregon is replete with many galleries, cultural arts activities, and home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Southern Oregon University. The city sits in the beautiful Rogue Valley and offers a quaint small-town feel with easy access to diverse outdoor activities and cultural entertainment to rival big cities.
To be considered for the job, all applicants must submit their application online at https://careers-lssi.icims.com/jobs/2128/branch-manager/job.
Responsibilities: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Ashland Branch and 3 cluster libraries within Jackson County Library Services Develops goals, plans, programs, services and procedures for a branch library Manages, supervises and participates in all daily service and support operations within a branch Develops projections of resources and personnel necessary to meet established goals and objectives Represents the Library in community organizations within the service area Works closely with other branch managers and library management to assure services are responsive to patron needs Ensures that building and grounds of the branch are properly maintained Participates in committee work including the materials selection process Prepares reports and statistics for the branch Appraises employee performance and reviews evaluations of subordinates
Qualifications: MLS required Three(3) years of increasingly responsible library supervisory experience Experience implementing, overseeing, and reporting grants Experience working with civic leaders and community organizations Ability to work as part of a customer-focused team Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with proven ability to lead Demonstrated ability to connect positively with library and community leaders and organizations, library staff, library patrons and the general public Must be able to work nights and weekends, stand for extensive periods of time during the work day An employee in this class must be physically able to operate a variety of job related machines and/or office equipment and be able to move or carry job related objects or materials