Job is Expired Library Manager- Erie Community Library

High Plains Library District / Erie, Colorado

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $27.93 to $37.79 per hour   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Manages the operations of a full service branch library and coordinates district-wide services and programs.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
30% - PUBLIC SERVICE MANAGEMENT – Sets standards for the operation of the branch and District-wide efforts; develops and implements concepts, practices, techniques and innovations to improve the quality of service, challenges operating processes for greater efficiency and effectiveness, and facilitates problem solving.  E
15% - RESOURCE MANAGEMENT – Develops and manages an operating budget, oversees local collection management processes, facilitates the flow of information, distributes authority, and allocates resources in order to provide the necessary resources to accomplish the goals of the District.  E
15% - SUPERVISION OF STAFF – Gets information, makes sense of it, sets objectives, organizes resources and makes decisions, coach staff and provides feedback, manages conflict and appraises performance in order to optimize the expected performance of staff.  E
15% - PUBLIC RELATIONS – Represents the branch and District to community, business, government and social groups, agencies and associations through public speaking engagements, committee participation and membership affiliation, and provides formal responses to complaints and compliments expressed by the public.  E
10% - OPERATIONS CONTROL – Sets goals for the branch in support of District goals, establishes timelines for completion, monitors achievement, and oversees processes by reviewing reports from staff and Finance in order to control operations and achieve desired outcomes for the library.  E
10% - PATRON ASSISTANCE – Resolves patron complaints; assists patrons in the use of library materials and technology by guiding them in searching the catalog and stacks, accessing databases, and navigating the Internet in order to locate resources in the collection and on the World Wide Web.  E
5% - BACK-UP – Performs the duties of direct and indirect reports in their absence to ensure the proper functioning of the organizational unit.  N
Master of Library and Information Science
Three years of similar experience
District Success Factors:
Focuses on the customer
Contributes to a positive work environment
Strategic thinking
Pursues personal development
Continuous improvement
Takes pride in the workplace
Emotionally intelligent
Knowledge of public library operations
Job Success Factors:
Knowledge of public library goals, policies and services
Knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of professional library science and administration
Employs sound project management principles and procedures in the planning and implementation of programs and services
Knowledge of reader interest levels and group and community interests
Knowledge of professional library literature, multi-media, and library technology
Knowledge of the principles, practices, theory and applications of public personnel management
Knowledge of print and online reference resources
Skill in customer relations
Skill in management and supervision
Skill in oral and written communication
Skill in Horizon
Skill in Windows, Word, Internet Explorer, and Outlook
Able to align strategy with people, processes and systems
Able to model expected employee behavior
Able to budget and plan
Able to organize, manage, and evaluate the work of a large staff of professional, paraprofessional, and other library personnel
Able to analyze issues and make informed recommendations
Able to operate various office equipment including copiers
Physical Success Factors:
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

 Master of Library and Information Science

Application Requirements

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HR Contact Information

Human Resources 970-506-8587

Additional info

Pay Grade: 55
Compensation/Benefits - $27.93-$37.79 /hourly plus full-time benefits
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Hours: Some days, evenings and weekends
Location: Erie Community Library, Erie, CO
Supervisor: Associate Director of Public Service
Supervises: Librarian, Patron Services Supervisor, Library Materials Supervisor
Deadline: Open until filled


High Plains Library District website:

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary Wage Calculator $27.93 to $37.79 per hour

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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

April 18th, 2018

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