Job DescriptionThe Rapid City Public Library seeks a visionary, energetic, service-oriented professional for a busy and vibrant library. This mid-management position provides an opportunity for enhancement of personnel and project management skills, and to oversee technology initiatives, youth services, and reference services for the public. Duties include: supervision of the Reference and Youth Services areas of the library; development of community partnerships; implementation of the library’s Strategic Plan; oversight of public awareness; oversight of print and virtual collection development and budgets; and participation on a management team. This position supervises the work of the Public Services staff, and reports to the Public Services Manager. Our progressive library team has initiated cutting edge services for the public, and is fully engaged in Library 2.0. The Public Services Supervisor will be actively engaged with the Circulation/Technical Services Supervisor to further advance those services and investigate and implement future service developments.
Additional Info & RequirementsCity of Rapid City Human Resources
Master’s degree in Library Science and 3 years of supervisory experience, of which at least 2 years of experience are in a library. Excellent technical writing skills for policy and procedure documentation; oral communication skill for group process facilitation; interaction with a diverse professional clientele both inside and outside the institution; and a public service orientation. Ability to work creatively and collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment. Experience with electronic, online, and print information resources. Demonstrated knowledge of information literacy skills for public and staff. Use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook). Ability to plan and manage projects and budgets, implement new information system technologies, provide training to others, and promote information literacy to a variety of audiences. Preferred qualifications: Public library experience.