Job is Expired Operations Supervisor

Jefferson County Public Library / Lakewood

Job deadline Apply by December 8th, 2017   Job salary $43,209.63 to $55,092.27 per year   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Our bustling Belmar Library is seeking an Operations Supervisor. 

  • Hires, assigns, trains, orients and supervises staff and volunteers in their area of responsibility.
  • Models and coaches on customer service and standard industry best practices.
  • Recommends routine personnel matters affecting subordinates, including interviewing applicants, evaluating performance, taking corrective action and scheduling.
  • Anticipates and solves problems as non-routine situations arise.
  • Serves as Person-In-Charge on a routine basis for their location.
  • Communicates changes in policy and procedures to direct reports and implements them as directed.
  • Maintains efficient and timely handling of materials including both processing reports and items in circulation.
  • Implements industry best practices for weeding, merchandising, labeling and promoting library resources.
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends in libraries and related fields to suggest new services for development and implementation system-wide.
  • Collects statistical information pertaining to circulation and functions as the local expert in the integrated library system (ILS).
  • Communicates goals and strategic priorities to direct reports.

Position must comply with laws governing patron privacy and confidentiality under CRS24-90-119, and the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association, as well as ADA.(Persons hired in this position must be able to perform all the essential tasks required by the position.  The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required.  JCPL retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential and additional functions of the job at any time without notice.  Must be familiar with laws governing patron privacy and confidentiality under CRS24-90-119, and the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association, as well as ADA governing public access to space and technology.)


Description of Community

Jefferson County Library (JCPL) strives to be the essential destination for all generations to connect, discover, and create.  We help to build an educated and vibrant community by providing equal access to information and opportunities for all.  Everyone is welcome at JCPL.  We meet patrons where they are and give them our full attention and strive to exceed expectations.  Our core values include: Innovation, Accountability, and Excellence.

Staff members in this position provide consistent quality customer experience in core library services on the phone, in person and on the web.  They supervise daily operations of library services, planning and design of circulation, back room and work flow processes.  They also supervise, train and direct pages and volunteers under their area of responsibility. Collaborative and communication skills are highly desirable in this position.

Our bustling Belmar Library is seeking an Operations Supervisor.  If you are the kind of person who wants to make a difference in the lives of others and enjoys juggling multiple responsibilities, this may be the job for you!  Consider joining this fast paced, progressive team!

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor 1 -
Professional - -
Library - -

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years direct customer service experience.
  • Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience.
  • Basic computer and technical skills appropriate for the position.
  • Intermediate reading, writing and math skills.
  • Some public library experience preferred.


Application Requirements

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Additional info

  • Must be available to work days, some evenings, every other weekend, and holidays as required.
  • Offer of employment contingent on criminal history check and education verification.


Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not required

Salary Wage Calculator $43,209.63 to $55,092.27 per year

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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

December 1st, 2017

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