Pleasant Grove City
  • Pleasant Grove, UT, USA
  • 48604-68045 per year
  • Full Time

Full-time; excellent benefits


Salary Range: $48,604 - $68,045
Open until filled


GENERAL PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Library Director, this is a professional librarian position with supervisory duties over assigned library personnel. Performs a variety of library duties including Circulation Desk Supervisor, adult, and children's programming, and provides circulation and reference service to children, teens, and adults. Plays a role in helping plan for the future of the library, as well as identifying current issues. Assigned specialized projects both individually and in a team setting. Shifts may include nights or weekends. The ideal candidate will be able to accomplish all functions and duties listed below as a direct replacement for the current person, though actual duties may vary.


FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

  • Supervises, trains, evaluates, supports, and manages staff and the circulation desk.
  • Assists and supports the Children's Program Coordinator with selecting, training, and supervising staff for children's programs.
  • Creates and maintains the weekly circulation desk schedule.
  • Aids staff in finding time-off coverage for sick-leave and vacations, as needed.
  • Serves as the main point of contact for circulation desk staff issues/questions.
  • Oversees and conducts assigned library programs.
  • Oversees collection development of assigned section(s) with a set budget.
  • Provides excellent customer service to the community.
  • Identifies and discusses library issues or problems and proposes solutions to the director.
  • Performs clerk and reference duties, as needed.
  • Remains current in library policies and procedures and applies them consistently.
  • Remains current in resources, services and technologies in the library and information field, and takes an active role in helping plan for the future of the library.
  • Provides excellent reader's advisory.
  • Assists in the development and training of staff and assists in interviewing and hiring new staff.
  • Assists with support of patrons in use of software. Troubleshoots and addresses problems with public workstations, copiers, printers, scanners, and other technology equipment. Refers problems to the next level, when appropriate.
  • Manages all aspects of the library ILS, including running reports, creating collection codes, inventory and more.
  • Performs assigned duties and projects using specialized knowledge and skills.
  • Attends extra library and training meetings, as assigned.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

MINIMUM QUALIFICIATIONS

Education:

  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited Institution preferred.
  • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Experience:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of library service with progressively responsible experience including demonstrated leadership skills




Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of management principles and practices
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Internet, with the ability to assist patrons with computers, tablets and phones

Skills/Abilities

  • A working knowledge of library principles and practices
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Self-motivated to complete tasks
  • Ability to establish good staff rapport and work with staff in a positive and constructive manner
  • Ability to work comfortably with the public
  • Ability to learn automated circulation system software and library policies and procedures
  • Ability to create courteous first impression of library
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices
  • Flexibility to deal with multiple and unexpected tasks and patrons simultaneously
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and the Internet, with the ability to assist patrons with computers, tablets and phones and troubleshoot library equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, perform, and evaluate work assignments with initiative and judgement, independently or with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle conflicts and defuse the situation

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to bend and stoop and reach high places.
  • Must be able to stand and move for long periods of time.



DISCLAIMER

The City of Pleasant Grove is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, religion, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, age, national origin, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, or any other factor protected by the law. Reasonable accommodations may be made for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major responsibilities and duties performed on the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job-related duties and responsibilities that an employee may perform. An employee in this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This job description is not intended to and does not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person or persons. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

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