Branch Manager - Fruita

Mesa County Libraries

Fruita

Application Deadline

Apply By Mar 14th, 2019

Wages

$17.90 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Fruita, CO

Hours

40.00

MLS

Not Specified

Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Required

Type of Library

Public

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

                      Are you passionate about the transformative power of libraries?

                Do you want to connect with and make a difference in your community?

We are looking for the right person to provide exceptional customer service to our library patrons.

If you…

  • Are an enthusiastic team leader
  • Can offer excellent, proactive patron services
  • Want to promote library resources and services
  • Can develop programs and services that inspire the love of reading and learning
  • Will work with the community and volunteers as a resource for developing, promoting, and extending library services
  • Can coordinate staff activities for optimum patron benefit
  • Have great ideas to share

…then we have your dream job! As the Fruita Branch Manager, you can help enrich lives and build community through opportunities to learn, discover, create and connect.

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POSITION TITLE:   Supervisor     EXTERNAL TITLE: Branch Manager - Fruita

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Provides library service to all patrons as needed 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:  Works under the direct supervision of the Head of Branch Services

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:    Library Assistants and volunteers

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Service to Library Customers
Provide library service upon demand, issue library cards, check out materials, answer reference questions, place holds, locate material and information using the print collection and online resources. Provide basic instruction on the use of the library catalog, online databases, PC reservation, and the Internet. Respond to routine patron inquiries concerning library procedures and policies. Provide staffing coverage at other library locations and branches as requested. Work with staff throughout the library district to improve and provide outstanding library service to all patrons. 

Supervise Staff
Give regular direction and feedback so that each employee understands their role in the organization. Create a good working relationship with direct reports so that information and ideas are shared in a positive manner. Schedule staff for optimal branch coverage and customer service. Ensure that timesheets are completed accurately and on time. Evaluate each employee annually. Hire and train new staff to be able to accomplish assigned objectives. Develop staff with coaching and ongoing training opportunities so that they continue to grow and learn in their positions. Address employee performance problems in a proactive direct manner. Make use of volunteer help to assist with routine and special library projects. Provide training and recognition of volunteers so that they feel appreciated and valued.

Oversees Branch Operations
Ensure that all materials are checked in, sorted, and shelved. Establish branch priorities so that all holds, paging slips, items lists, and missing media are promptly and correctly completed. Order branch supplies as needed, update the wiki and gather and report statistics as needed. Merchandise the collection, create book displays, and maintain an inviting well-organized library. Oversee the branch collection by rotating materials regularly, pulling outdated and worn items and making suggestions for collection development. Coordinate and provide library programs, outreach, and special events. Maintain a working knowledge and basic understanding of all MCL services, programs, and events. Develop community partnerships to facilitate programming and increased awareness of library services. Address and communicate all building, maintenance, and security issues to the proper personnel. Complete other duties as assigned.

Maintains self-development and keeps up-to-date on Library affairs
Attends monthly staff meetings and training; attends external trainings as requested, stays aware of changes via staff wiki.

Performs other duties as assigned or requested
Facilitates regular programming for adults, youth, and families. Performs additional duties as opportunities arise that assist the department and the Library in achieving specified goals and objectives.

All Essential Functions, Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, Physical Requirements, Minimum Education, Minimum Experience listed in full posting at http://mesacountylibraries.org/about-us/jobs. Successful applicant must pass a post-offer / pre-employment criminal background, national sex offender and department of motor vehicle check.

The Community

Mesa County Libraries has 8 locations spread across Mesa County which is home to more than 150,000 people in 15 communities. The largest of these is Grand Junction, followed by Fruita and Palisade. The Grand Valley enjoys an array of cultural events, performing arts, museums and is home to Colorado Mesa University. Mesa County Libraries is the largest cultural institution in the county and provides specialized library services, resources, computers, books, audio and video media, literacy classes, and many other programs. Our mission is to enrich lives and build community through opportunities to learn, discover, create and connect. 

Links

http://mesacountylibraries.org/aboutus/jobs/

HR Info

Visit our website at https://mesacountylibraries.org and look for 'Jobs' in the 'About Us' section.  Apply for the 'Branch Manager - Fruita' position.   Upload a cover letter and current resume.  

All Essential Functions, Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, Physical Requirements, Minimum Education, Minimum Experience listed in full posting at http://mesacountylibraries.org/about-us/jobs. Successful applicant must pass a post-offer / pre-employment criminal background, national sex offender and department of motor vehicle check.

Posted Feb 28, 2019