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Youth Services Manager, Concord Public Library (Concord, NH)

Job Title:
Youth Services Manager 
 
Salary:
$29.90 - $43.33 Hourly
$1,196.00 - $1,733.20 Weekly
$62,192.00 - $90,126.40 Annually 

Job Type:
Full-Time 

Location:
Library, 45 Green St, Concord, New Hampshire 

Department: Concord Public Library

Type of Employment:  Full Time 40 hours per week

Starting Salary Range: $62,192 to $74,006 with comprehensive benefits package.

Start Date:  December 2, 2019

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 

Closing Date:  Continuous until position filled.
 
A City Application is required. Applications may be completed online at www.concordnh.gov.  For more information on applying, please call the Human Resources Department at (603) 225-8535 (voice) or TTY at 800-735-2964 or 7-1-1. 

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JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the operational success of the Youth Services Division of the Concord Public Library.  Accomplished through strategic planning, programming, public relations and staff development.  This position is also responsible for collection development and community engagement. 
 

Examples of Duties: 
Responsible for the overall goal setting, planning, programming, development, and implementation of services in the Youth Services Division.
 
Acts as a member of the management team as a Library division head; confers with upper management to keep them informed on key issues and progress toward objectives and to gain their support and approval; makes recommendations to assist management in making needed improvements.
 
Oversees daily operations of the Youth Services Division by ensuring appropriate staff coverage to greet and assist the public.
 
Develops, plans, and implements programs for children of all ages.
 
Plans and implements marketing and public relations strategies for the Youth Services Division.
 
Prepares budget; maintains budget records and monitors expenditures for assigned areas such as collection development and programming.
 
Prepares monthly and annual reports of Youth Services.
 
Initiates and supports cooperative efforts between the library and Concord schools, as well as other potential collaborations with organizations in the community that serve children.
 
Serves patrons at children's room circulation and reference desks; assists patrons in use of online catalog.
 
Updates children's services manuals.
 
Coordinates volunteer program in the Children's Room.
 
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with city policies, procedures, and applicable laws, including training in job skills, appraising performance, addressing complaints, resolving problems, scheduling staff, and planning, assigning, and directing work.
 
Prepares reports, memos, and correspondence concerning areas of responsibility.
 
Participates in the development and implementation of library policies, procedures, and long-range plans.
 
Interprets and explains library policies and procedures.
 
Keeps abreast of professional library trends at a regional and national level.
 
Maintains education in library science; attends courses, workshops, and conferences.
 
Belongs to and is active in local and state library organizations.
 
Performs duties of Library Director as assigned. .
 
Monitors the physical condition of the Children's Room and facility.
 
Performs other related duties as assigned.
 

Typical Qualifications: 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
 
Education and Experience:
 
Master's degree in Library/Information Science accredited by the American Library Association.
 
Three years of management experience preferred, or three years of progressively responsible experience required OR
 
Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.
 

Supplemental Information: 
 

MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT USED:
 
Computers       
Tablets
Smart Phones 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Knowledge of:
 
Library operations and administration.
 
Professional library principles and practices.
 
Modern practices of library automation
 
Computer usage and various software, databases and application knowledge
 
Principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
 
Principles and practices of budgeting.
 
Principles and practices of marketing and social media
 
All department policies, rules, and regulations.
 
All client groups and the community as a whole and its various needs.
 
Policies, functions, and administrative operations related to area of assignment.
 
Skill in:
 
Communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
 
Skills of supervision and management, including planning, organizing, assigning, directing, reviewing, and evaluating work of those supervised and providing leadership.
 
Diplomacy, discretion, initiative, and independent judgment.
 
Compiling statistics and analyzing data.
 
Effective interviewing techniques.
 
Independently organizing work, setting priorities, and following up on assignments.
 
Preparing reports and correspondence.
 
Formulating goals, objectives, and methods of evaluation.
 
Determining client needs.
 
Assisting patrons with various library services and operations.
 
Using a computer to enter and retrieve information.
 
Understanding and carrying out oral and written instructions.
 
Mental and Physical Abilities to:
 
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patrons, and other city departments.
 
Speak effectively before public groups and respond to questions.
 
Write reports, correspondence, and procedure manuals.
 
Read, analyze, and interpret professional periodicals and journals.
 
Apply logical thinking to solve problems and accomplish tasks.
 
Perform duties while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, bending, or crouching.
 
Frequently lift light objects.
 
Working Conditions:
 
The work is performed in an office or library.
 
 

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.  Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

Qualifications

Master's degree in Library/Information Science accredited by the American Library Association.
 
Three years of management experience preferred, or three years of progressively responsible experience required OR
 
Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$29.90 - $43.33 Hourly - $1,196.00 - $1,733.20 Weekly - $62,192.00 - $90,126.40 Annually 

Closing Date

Open until filled.

How to Apply

A City Application is required. Applications may be completed online at www.concordnh.gov.  For more information on applying, please call the Human Resources Department at (603) 225-8535 (voice) or TTY at 800-735-2964 or 7-1-1. 

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2020-01-15 |  Quick link to this job