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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. Develops collection plan for the branch and 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. Actively works with District Director and local Foundation to plan for future building project.
Additional Info & RequirementsThe ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills and provide leadership in a team environment while demonstrating adaptability and openness. Outstanding customer service attitude is required.
The CommunityLocated on Colorado's beautiful Western Slope of the Rockies, the Cedaredge Public Library serves the Town of Cedaredge and surrounding area in cooperation with four other libraries in the Delta County Public Library District. The current library building was built in 1997. Library use and population of the area has been growing ever since and the Cedaredge Library Foundation is in the process of acquiring property for a new larger facility. The Town of Cedaredge, population of 1,854, is one of the most distinctive communities in Delta County. Cedaredge provides: • Outdoor recreation opportunities at nearby Grand Mesa • A mountain-town atmosphere • A warm and friendly place to live • Known for apples, music and festivals, Cedaredge is a growing and exciting community.
Please download application from the District website and send with resume and cover letter to Delta County Public Library District, Annette Choszczyk Director, P.O. Box 858, Delta, CO 81416 OR e-mail to: email@example.com
Posted May 30, 2008