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Job Title:Youth Services Department Supervisor
Employer:Kansas City, Kansas Public Libraries
Address:625 Minnesota Avenue
City:Kansas City
State:KS
ZIP:66101
Description:Exciting opportunity for a creative, energetic, self-starting, strong and experienced leader to join the branch management at our West Wyandotte branch location. Responsible to lead, organize, direct, participate and evaluate the operations and services provided by staff including story times, programming, technology, reference/readers advisory, collection maintenance, assignments, schedules including public service desk coverage and professional outreach for service area. Will work with branch management to ensure seamless service to in-house patrons and outreach clients in assigned areas by regularly reviewing and analyzing programs, story times and services provided by staff.
Responsibilities:Responsible to lead, organize, direct, participate and evaluate the operations and services provided by staff including story times, programming, technology, reference/readers advisory, collection maintenance, assignments, schedules including public service desk coverage and professional outreach for service area. Works with branch management to ensure seamless service to in-house patrons and outreach clients in assigned areas by regularly reviewing and analyzing programs, story times and services provided by staff. Ability to work independently; to meet deadlines and commitments; communicate and express ideas effectively in both verbal and written format and follow guidelines and procedures set forth essential. Proven ability to relate new concepts and technological support to staff and patrons necessary. Ability to communicate, direct and manage staff essential. Have excellent verbal and written skills including presentations and ease of meeting and working with a diverse group or individuals.
Minimum Qualifications:Master’s in Library Science ALA/MLS required with proven ability in supervision and direction of a department and staff
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s in Library Science ALA/MLS required with proven ability in supervision and direction of a department and staff; ability to work independently; to meet deadlines and commitments; communicate and express ideas effectively in both verbal and written format and follow guidelines and procedures set forth essential.
Type:Professional position
Salary & Benefits:Salary based on classification and experience. Exempt status. KCKPL offers attractive benefits and optional purchase plan benefits; health insurance plans for employee and elective family coverages; optional dental and vision plans for employee and family; group term life; salary protection; tax deferred annuities; flexible spending account and retirement plan through Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS).
Instructions:please visit www.kckpl.org and click on "about KCKPL" to find the employment link on the right hand side and then to the employment application find this and other positions available as well.
Deadlines:Open until filled
Contact:Tammie Sharp
Phone:913-295-84250,
Fax:913-551-3243
E-mail:tsharp@kckpl.org
Web:www.kckpl.org
Date Added:2017-10-05 19:17:48
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