Performs advanced level professional library work including managing staff, programs, collection development, budget and equipment within the Teen Division. Manages On Call staff to provide customer service at public desks throughout the library. Reports to the Library Director. Flexible schedule requires some evening & weekend hours. The salary range for this position is $59,600- $92,400 per year with a hiring range of $59,600 - $76,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Position will close to applicants on: Monday, July 18, 2022 at 12:00 P.M. M.S.T.
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of teens? Do you jump at the chance to develop community partnerships, grow staff skills, and offer innovative services? Do you stay up-to-the-minute with the latest in YA culture? Do you enjoy working with youth with diverse backgrounds and abilities? Do you want to lead a small and mighty team? If so, then this could be the job for you!
Loveland Public Library is looking to fill the position of Teen Division Manager and Substitute Coordinator. This position is a member of the library’s leadership team, provides guidance and supervision for the Teen Division and on-call staff, manages a busy teen area with a variety of maker and learning lab opportunities. Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, collaborative, forward-thinking, technology-minded and excited about the prospect of growing and learning in an ever-changing environment! This is a full-time benefited position
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Leads the Teen Service Department to create positive environment for teen interactions
- Identifies, develops, expands, and maintains community partnerships with non-profits, community organizations, and the Thompson School District
- Provides input on library policies and procedures.
- Works with Library division managers and Director to plan and implement library services and programs including Participates in library strategic planning, and implementation of applicable plan areas.
- Develop and manage division budget.
- Responsible for leading the department from open to close, regularly acts as Person in Charge
Customer Service Specific Focus
- Responsible for programs and development of services for Teen division.
- Investigates needs and aspirations of the community’s tweens and teens, and delivers programs and outreach services to match.
- Relationship building, behavior support and customer service for tweens and teens from diverse backgrounds.
- Collaborates internally and externally to develop, coordinate and evaluate innovative services, programs and outreach events.
- Manage the public desk.
- Manage and develop staff. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, plan, assign and direct work, performance management including engagement, coaching and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Identify and analyze library and information trends, develop and implement new services, evaluate continued services based on findings.
- Manage collection development and maintenance of print and digital young adult collections.
- Communicate and enforce City and library policies.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Acting Library Director responsibilities as needed.
- Assists with special events, community outreach and City initiatives.
- Engages with community organizations by attending meetings and sits on boards, committees, and taskforces.
- Serves on City and library committees.
- Develops and maintains partnerships with other City departments
- Other duties as assigned.
This position is a second-line supervisor responsible for supervision of first-line supervisors and may also supervise non-exempt and/or non-supervisory exempt employee(s).
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Must communicate and interact effectively with people of all ages in addition to having a documented work history and strong commitment to working with teens. Work with community partners. Manage projects of varying sizes. Collect and analyze data, create reports. Speak effectively before groups of customers, employees, or community groups. Independently establish and meet goals and deadlines. Must have thorough working knowledge of established library resources, methodology & standards, specific knowledge of library computer system & programs and best practices in teen services. Advocate for teens and teen related issues in the library and community at large. Must maintain effectiveness under varying degrees of pressure, confusion and noise.
Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness
Education and/or experience:
Two years of college coursework plus two years of experience or a Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) or related field preferred.
An additional four (4) years of professional & progressively responsible library experience required. One (1) year of supervision of paid staff including hiring, discipline, performance management & evaluation required. Must work a flexible schedule including some evening & weekend hours required. Spanish language proficiency a plus.
Licensure and/or certifications:
Material and equipment directly used:
Library computer, public catalog and staff terminals; PCs, LCD screens, Gaming Systems, e-Readers, mobile devices, robotics, 3D printer, laser cutter, sewing machine, Smart Boards, printers, telephone, fax, photocopier, laminator, paper cutter, DVD & monitor, ladders, library carts, library materials (books, media, etc.).
Working conditions and physical requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work in a dynamic library environment with extensive public contact, especially with teenagers. Directs or assists customers to locations within the building, position or move materials on varying height shelves and in file cabinets, move and position library carts and media carts weighing up to 50 lbs., lift up to 30 lbs. Travel to off-site meetings and programs is required. Flexible schedule requires some evening & weekend hours.
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.
With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home. Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene. Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals. Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE! In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America.
Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness. The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance.
A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong!
Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:
- Two (2) medical plans, Dental, Vision (for self/ spouse/ children)
- Employee Health & Wellness Center (self/family)
- Paid vacation, holidays, and medical leave
- Flexible spending including Dependent Care
- Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term disability, and voluntary Critical Illness Coverage
- Retirement 401a, 457, Roth (pre-& post tax) and company match
- Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
- Voluntary 529 College Invest program
- Personal and Professional Development opportunities
- Discounted recreation passes
- Employee recognition program
- Exceptional work-life balance
- Market based pay & regular performance reviews
- Local Government employment is eligible for Public Loan Forgiveness Program
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.
A criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment.
A City of Loveland application is required for consideration.