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Rio Rancho, NM




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Job Description

Rio Rancho Public Libraries is searching an Adult Services Supervisor and a Branch Supervisor for our Esther Bone Memorial Branch Library.

Position Summary

The Library Supervisor oversees and coordinates the delivery of library services for the Rio Rancho Community. The Supervisor leads a team of library employees assigned to their defined service area; provides excellent customer service; directs employee work and coordinates with other library teams to deliver services, programs and outreach initiatives; coordinates with other managers and supervisors to ensure adequate staffing at all library locations; and serves on standing and ad hoc committees. The Library Supervisor participates in library evening and/or weekend rotations.

Education, Training and Experience

Education / higher education:   Master's Degree. 

            For required college degrees, applicable field(s) of study:  Library Science (MLS)

Minimum number of years of directly related experience:  Two (2) years related experience in library services, including one (1) year of supervising staff. In lieu of a Master’s degree, incumbent must possess a related bachelor’s degree and four (4) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within a public library, bookstore, or similar field.

Education and/or experience preferences:  Library Science, Child Development, Customer Services, Management and Supervision, Events Planning, Facilities Management. 

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Driver’s License requirement:   Frequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License     Required Endorsements:  None

Note -- For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.

Required certifications, licenses or registrations:  None

Time given after hire/promotion to obtain certification or licenses:  None

Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations:  None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:  Library management principles, collections and systems, and online reference applications. Planning events and programs. Staff supervision, training and mentoring.

Skills:    Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position. Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.  

Abilities:  Ability to build and maintain interpersonal relationships across organizations. Operate a personal computer to access Internet and on-line database resources and use word processing and spreadsheet applications.  Write technical reports, library planning documents, business correspondence, and procedures manuals.  Effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues.  Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form          Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities:  Internal: Works with individuals and teams across the library to schedule personnel and to plan and deliver library services. Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment.  External:  Build and maintain partnerships with audience-specific community organizations and individual community stakeholders

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info 

The Community

Rio Rancho is the 3rd largest city in New Mexico, the fastest growing community in the state, and one of the fastest growing in the southwest. Rio Rancho has been recognized as one of “America’s 50 Best Cities to Live” citing exceptional public schools and well below national average crime rates (24/7 Wall Street). Rio Rancho sits at an elevation of approximately 5,290 feet and enjoys a picturesque view of the Sandia Mountains. 


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Posted Jan 18, 2023