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Assistant Library Director
This position manages, organizes and coordinates the
daily operation of circulation services at the main Public Library
- Adheres to Library
Policies and Procedures
- Acts as a role model
within and outside the work environment
- Performs duties as
- Maintains a positive
and respectful attitude
regularly with supervisor about department issues
- Demonstrates flexible
and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload
awareness and understanding of the various internal and external cultures
that utilize department services
- Consistently reports
to work on time prepared to perform duties of position
- Meets Library
productivity and quality standards
- Maintains appropriate
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include
the following. Other duties may be
- Supervises, directs, and evaluates nine
circulation staff, handling employee concerns and problems, assigning work,
counseling, and recommending disciplinary and other personnel actions.
- Trains circulation staff members in
- Oversees coordination of staff
scheduling to ensure efficient customer service. May be required to cover for
staff members that do not report to work during regular business hours or
during night and weekend hours. Coordinates volunteer’s efforts.
- Performs general circulation
functions, such as assisting in checkout of library materials to customers and
assisting Library customers in finding materials.
- Is expert in the operation of the
library’s circulation system in all aspects that affect the department and is
able to run reports from the system as needed.
knowledgeable of current trends in area of Circulation services. May present
informative programs at training opportunities.
- Supervises shelving of materials
within an assigned area, ensuring neat and accurate placement.
- Evaluates donated materials. Maintains
and accepts paperback donations.
- Uses excellent customer service skills
to meet customer needs and settle disputes in a professional manner in
coordination with the Overdues Manager and the Assistant Director or Director.
- Assesses material needs of the
department; recommends equipment, supplies and office machines, upgrades and
expenditures as needed.
- Orders periodicals and may assist in
ordering of professional journals and other periodicals for staff use following
purchasing policies and procedures.
- Conducts regular departmental meetings
to communicate expectations to employees and fosters good communications within
and without the department.
- Special projects as assigned and initiated
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
- Possesses considerable knowledge of
the policies, procedures, and activities of the library and library management
practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the job of
- Knows how to keep abreast of any changes
in policy, methods, computer operations, equipment needs, etc. as they pertain
to departmental operations and activities.
- Effectively communicates and interacts
with subordinates, members of the general public, and other groups involved in
the activities of the Circulation department.
- Is able to assemble information and
make written reports and documents in a concise, clear and effective manner.
- Possesses good organizational, human
relations, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgment in supervision
- Possesses the ability to comprehend,
interpret, and apply principles and methods utilized within the library.
- Possesses the mathematical ability to
handle required calculations using percentages and decimals.
- Is knowledgeable and proficient with
able to read, understand, and interpret statistical and financial reports and
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
degree required with some related Circulation experience; or any equivalent
combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite
knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
While performing the duties of this
job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The incumbent
frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with
hands and arms. The incumbent is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop,
kneel, crouch, crawl and climb or balance. The incumbent must occasionally lift
and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Montgomery County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
complies with the requirements of the Civil Rights Act of 1966 (Section 1981)
and 1964 (Title VI, VII,) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Equal Pay Act (EPA)
and the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA).
The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is a
drug-free workplace. A drug test and background check are required as part of
the hiring process.
This position is Grade D Exempt Full-time with full-benefits and retirement. Starting salary is $45,313.15.
The Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is located in Clarksville, Tennessee. Clarksville is the fifth fastest-growing city in the nation according to the US Census. The current service population of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Library is over 180,000.
Clarksville was recently ranked by Business Week as “Tennessee’s Best Place to Raise Your Kids.” Its high ranking was based on many factors, including safety, school test scores, air quality and affordability. Clarksville is the home of Austin Peay State University and Ft. Campbell Army post featuring the 101st Airborne Division, and is situated near Nashville.
Montgomery County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.