The Whatcom County Library System is accepting applications for a Full-time Library Branch Manager position that will oversee both the Everson and Sumas Libraries. *This job opportunity does not represent a new position, but rather a replacement position at WCLS.* The Branch Manager directs all branch operations and assists patrons by providing reference and reader’s advisory services and community referrals. The essential functions of this position include overseeing public services, supervision of branch staff, community outreach, branch operations, branch administration and promoting WCLS core values among staff and the public. Requires the ability to speak and understand English. Average of forty (40) regular weekly hours. Salary starts at $69,918. Position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 or more years’ relevant experience; including knowledge of reference and reader’s advisory services, strong supervisory skills with demonstrated ability to create a positive work environment for staff, and evidence of successful experience with community partnerships. Equivalent knowledge, skills, training, education or experience will be considered. Full-time exempt position, with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Apply by 5:00 pm on Friday, May 13, 2022. Learn more about this exciting opportunity and get details on how to apply by visiting WCLS website at https://www.wcls.org/work-with-us/.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
Excellent benefits including Social Security, retirement, long-term disability insurance, medical, dental and optical insurance; paid vacation and sick leave, EAP, and a fun and innovative work environment that values the contributions of our employees. This position is represented by AFSCME, AFL-CIO Local 1581.
Primary work location at the Everson McBeath Community Library, 104 Kirsch Drive, Everson, WA, with some weekly hours at the Sumas Public Library, located at 451 2nd Street, Sumas, WA. Perennially recognized by the national media as one of the best places to live in America, Whatcom County is a place that truly has something for everyone. With magnificent natural scenery, skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Baker, hiking, arts and theatre, and charming communities, Whatcom County is a unique area of Washington State. Learn more about the Everson area: http://www.ci.everson.wa.us/, and the Sumas area: http://www.sumaschamber.com/.
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