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Job Description1. Oversees day-to-day operations of the library and manages expenditures of assigned operating budget. 2. Develops the short and long term plans of service for the branch with assistance of the District Director and in cooperation with District Management team. 3. Hires, trains and supervises staff and volunteers 4. Assists patrons in person and by phone, and works at the library service desk. Provides reader’s advisory, reference and research assistance, and referral information. 5. Collaborates with District selection team to build and maintain branch and District collections. 6. Assists with budget preparation, strategic planning, and goal setting for the branch. 7. Actively promotes the library through programming and outreach in the community. Takes an active role in the community by representing the library at local events, and with membership in organizations and associations. 8. Promotes a culture of excellent customer service. 9. Works actively with the branch’s Friends of the Library and local Library Foundation. 10. Demonstrates leadership in technology and trains staff in use of electronic resources and new technology. 11. Participates in fund raising and grant writing opportunities.
Additional Info & RequirementsThe ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills and provide leadership in a team environment while demonstrating adaptability and openness. An outstanding customer service attitude is required.
The CommunityLocated on the beautiful Western Slope of the Colorado Rockies, the Cedaredge Public Library serves the Town of Cedaredge and surrounding area in cooperation with the four other libraries of the Delta County Libraries. The current library building was built in 1997, and library use and population of the area have been growing ever since. Featuring a sunny temperate climate, all of Delta County is known for wineries, organic fruits and vegetables, grass fed meats and a healthy lifestyle. Although close to the amenities of the larger towns of Delta,Montrose and Grand Junction, Cedaredge provides a mountain-town atmosphere and is a warm and friendly place to live. Outdoor recreation opportunities abound in every direction with easy access to canyons, rivers and mountains. Known for local art, music and festivals, Cedaredge is a growing and exciting community.
Please download application from the Library District website: www.deltalibraries.org Send with resume and cover letter to: email@example.com OR Annette Choszczyk Delta County Public Library District P.O.Box 858 Delta, CO 81416
Posted Nov 10, 2009