Job Details

Job Title:Assistant Branch Manager
Employer:Johnson County Library
Address:9875 W 87th St
City:Overland Park
State:KS
ZIP:66212
Description: Johnson County Library is hiring for Assistant Branch Managers. Duties include: •Answers patron inquiries, provides information, reference and reader's advisory services to a broad range of library users; answers patron inquiries using library collection, internet, other databases and/or referral; instructs patrons in the use of various databases; maintains expert knowledge of circulation services policies and procedures; assist patrons at checkout, as needed; explains and handles fines and fees using set policies and procedures.Pays or waives fines as appropriate; enforces patron code of behavior and is a person of authority when dealing with difficult patrons and/or situations. •Assists with management of building operations; provides library policy and procedures information; provides guidance to staff regarding patron or personnel issues and handles emergency situations; acts as Branch Manager when Branch Manager is unavailable; manages resources appropriately; collaborates with Collections and Technical Services to maintain the collection; assists Branch Manager and staff to manage budget; acts as branch's circulation expert and leader. •Models professional behavior to staff; attends scheduled meetings; represents Library appropriately to both internal and external customers; participates in committee work, which may include acting as project manager for system-wide projects. •Hires staff; reviews their work and performance on a regular basis, and handles disciplinary issues; creates monthly schedule, reviews/approves vacation and sick time requests, and approves weekly time records; trains new staff in the use of computers, shelving, checking books in and out, and other circulation processes and procedures; ensures staff attend required training sessions and meet training requirements; trains new volunteers sent by the Volunteer Services Coordinator in shelving or other special tasks; participates in the interview and hiring process for other library staff. •Assesses and changes work room processes to ensure the most efficient provision of library materials throughout the system; assists staff as needed. ***The 4 Assistant Branch Manager Positons are at different locations within Johnson County.***
Responsibilities: Johnson County Library is hiring for Assistant Branch Managers. Duties include: •Answers patron inquiries, provides information, reference and reader's advisory services to a broad range of library users; answers patron inquiries using library collection, internet, other databases and/or referral; instructs patrons in the use of various databases; maintains expert knowledge of circulation services policies and procedures; assist patrons at checkout, as needed; explains and handles fines and fees using set policies and procedures.Pays or waives fines as appropriate; enforces patron code of behavior and is a person of authority when dealing with difficult patrons and/or situations. •Assists with management of building operations; provides library policy and procedures information; provides guidance to staff regarding patron or personnel issues and handles emergency situations; acts as Branch Manager when Branch Manager is unavailable; manages resources appropriately; collaborates with Collections and Technical Services to maintain the collection; assists Branch Manager and staff to manage budget; acts as branch's circulation expert and leader. •Models professional behavior to staff; attends scheduled meetings; represents Library appropriately to both internal and external customers; participates in committee work, which may include acting as project manager for system-wide projects. •Hires staff; reviews their work and performance on a regular basis, and handles disciplinary issues; creates monthly schedule, reviews/approves vacation and sick time requests, and approves weekly time records; trains new staff in the use of computers, shelving, checking books in and out, and other circulation processes and procedures; ensures staff attend required training sessions and meet training requirements; trains new volunteers sent by the Volunteer Services Coordinator in shelving or other special tasks; participates in the interview and hiring process for other library staff. •Assesses and changes work room processes to ensure the most efficient provision of library materials throughout the system; assists staff as needed. ***The 4 Assistant Branch Manager Positons are at different locations within Johnson County.***
Minimum Qualifications:Master’s degree in Library Science or related field of study; two (2) years of experience providing customer service, preferably in a library or public service environment; one (1) year of experience using Microsoft Windows and online environment using web-based tools; and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required.
Preferred Qualifications:One (1) year of supervisory experience is preferred.
Type:Fulltime
Salary & Benefits:Salary Range - $22.42-$30.83 http://www.jocogov.org/employee-benefits
Instructions:https://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-resources/career-opportunities/jobs-open-public
Deadlines:11/27/2017
Contact:https://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-resources/caree
Phone:https://www.jo
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Web:https://www.jocogov.org/dept/human-resources/caree
Date Added:2017-11-15 18:31:43
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