Montgomery County (MD) Public Libraries is recruiting to fill branch manager positions. This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future vacancies.
Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is a Department of the Montgomery County government.
Montgomery County is Maryland’s most populated jurisdiction with over 1 million residents. It is a majority/minority county with very diverse communities.
The Library Department provides services from 21 library sites and the Correctional Facility. Services include: information services for children and adults delivered in person, over the telephone, by chat, in the stacks, and outside our walls; a Public Access Catalog for access to indices and full text materials; automated phone renewal and online catalog and customer account access (all 24 hours, 7 days a week); programming for children, teens, seniors and adults; technologies such as 3D printers, MAC and design labs, makerspaces, STEM kits, loanable laptops and ereaders and meeting rooms and collaboration spaces for public use.
Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional library experience.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Note: Based upon legislative requirements, some positions may be subject to different minimum qualifications.
Licensure: Employees will be responsible for maintaining appropriate level of Continuing Education to sustain State licensure requirements for this position.
OHR reviews the minimum qualifications of all applicants, irrespective of whether the candidate has previously been found to have met the minimum requirements for the job or been temporarily promoted to the same position. This evaluation is based solely on the information contained in the application/resume submitted for this specific position/IRC.
Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.
Montgomery County Government also provides hiring preference to certain categories of veterans and veterans/persons with a disability. For more information and to claim employment preference, please refer to the Careers webpage on Hiring Preference.
All applicants will respond to a series of questions related to their education, relevant experience, knowledge, skills and abilities required to minimally perform the job. The applicant's responses in conjunction with his/her resume and all other information provided in the employment application process will be evaluated to determine the minimum qualification and preferred criteria status. Based on the results, the highest qualified applicants will be placed on an Eligible List and may be considered for an interview. Employees meeting minimum qualifications who are the same grade will be placed on Eligible List as a "Lateral Transfer" candidate and may be considered for interview.
If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.
The selection process for this position will include an evaluation of core leadership competencies such as Customer Service Orientation; Commitment to Diversity; Communication and Persuasion Skills; Teamwork, Cooperation, and Collaboration; and, Balanced Risk Taking and Innovation.
The applications of those individuals meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed to determine the extent, relevancy of training, and experience in the following areas:
Debra Marshall, Recruitment Specialist, Office of Human Resources, Montgomery County, Maryland 240-777-5042
Barbara McClayton, Human Resources Manager, Montgomery County Public Libraries 240-777-0107