Library Materials Supervisor

Weld Library District

Lincoln Park Branch Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Aug 20th, 2007


$35,742.00 to $48,122.00 per Year   Calculate


Greeley, CO




Not Required

Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library



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Job Description

Role: Supervises daily operations and staff in a department, provides library materials services, and assists patrons with library services. Major Duties and Responsibilities: 25% - SUPERVISION OF DAILY OPERATIONS - Supervises daily operations by getting information and making sense of it, communicating information to staff, organizing resources and making decisions in order to ensure the proper functioning of the operational unit. 15% - STAFF PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT - Sets performance objectives for staff; observes and documents performance; recognizes, rewards and disciplines performance; trains staff; and recommends adjustments to pay in order to manage the pay and performance of staff. 10% - STAFF SELECTION - Selects staff by interviewing candidates for vacant positions, assessing qualifications, and recommending for hire the candidate that most closely meets the desired qualifications at a starting wage reflective of the hiring strategy and overall staffing plan for the operational unit. 5% - BUDGETING – Identifies resources needed to provide services, forecasts expenses to provide the services, recommends the annual cost of providing the services, and monitors expenditures throughout the year in order to recommend and maintain department budget. 20% - PATRON ASSISTANCE - Explains policies and procedures, and provides customer relations by resolving complaints in order to provide patrons with information about library resources. 20% - CIRCULATION – Assists patrons with checking out and renewing materials; issues and updates library cards; and follows procedures for fines and over-dues; processes holds; checks in materials and sorts and routes the materials to their proper location in order to assist patrons with borrowing of materials. 5% - OTHER DUTIES – Trains and coordinates volunteers, prepares statistical reports, chairs committees, and assists Branch Manager in order to ensure the smooth operation of the branch. Minimum Requirements: Bachelors Degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience One to two years experience in Supervision Experience working in a library (preferred) Fluent in Spanish and English (preferred)

Additional Info & Requirements

Success Factors: Focuses on the customer Initiative Contributes to a positive work environment Strategic thinking Pursues personal development Continuous improvement Takes pride in the workplace Emotionally intelligent Tactful Knowledge of public library operations Creativity Knowledge of public library goals, policies and services Knowledge of library technology Skill in customer relations including dealing with difficult patrons and volatile situations Skill in supervision Skill in oral and written communication Skill in using the library district catalog and circulation system Skill in Windows, Word, Internet Explorer, and Outlook Able to align strategy with people, processes and systems Able to model expected employee behavior Able to budget and plan Able to organize, manage, and evaluate the work of a large paraprofessional staff Able to analyze issues and make informed recommendations Able to operate various office equipment including copiers Able to use good judgment Able to work in teams Able to work with confidential information Able to push a fully loaded book-cart weighing up to 200 lbs Able to lift 50 lbs. This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

The Community

Join a progressive and expanding library district located in Northern Colorado. The Weld Library District is seeking applicants with a passion for high quality library service, solid experience in public libraries, supervison, and mentoring of employees. This position will supervise page staff in a full service library.


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Posted Aug 1, 2007