[Michlib-l] Job Posting - Head of Adult Services (New Castle, Indiana)

Cindi Kiner Cindik at nchcpl.lib.in.us
Fri Apr 27 16:51:35 EDT 2018

[logo-square]JOB POSTING

Head of Adult Services

The New Castle-Henry County Public Library is seeking a motivated and organized leader to plan, organize and manage library adult services including reference, programming, collections and circulation.
Some responsibilities include:

  *   Provides input and assistance to the Director in strategic and long-range planning; budgeting; policy development; marketing and public relations; collaboration and partnerships and other functions and projects as assigned.
  *   Ensures the efficient, effective, and capable operation of the following public library services: Circulation, Reference Services, Adult Programming, Audio-Visual, Interlibrary Loan, Indiana Room, and Teen Services.
     *   Supervises and provides guidance to department staff.
     *   Assists with development, budgeting and evaluation of departmental programs and services.
     *   Participates in the selection, training, and evaluation of departmental personnel in the appropriate areas of oversight.
     *   Oversees collection development to ensure a balanced and vibrant collection.
  *   Cooperates and coordinates with other departments to meet library goals and objectives.
  *   Promotes library services and programs within the library and the community.
  *   Follows and enforces library policies to assist in providing safe conditions for staff, public, and building operation. Takes appropriate action in building emergencies.

This position requires an individual with strong commitment to public service and the ability to serve staff and patrons in a professional, helpful, cooperative, and courteous manner. Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and possess a good command of the English language in order to interact in a professional manner.  Must have knowledge of modern library systems, policies, procedures and services, and the ability to apply that knowledge. Must also have the ability to handle multiple priorities and apply problem solving skills. In addition, candidates must have expertise and proficiency with computers and computer-equipment, and must be able to successfully use basic office applications and the internet, including databases and social networking sites.

Minimum Requirements:

*         Master's degree in Library Science from ALA accredited school required.

*         Ability to achieve Indiana Library Certification 3 or higher within 6 months.

*         Minimum of three years professional library (public preferred) experience with at least one year in a supervisory position.

*         Must be able to speak, hear and see; sit or stand for an extended length of time; reach with hands and arms; occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crawl; occasionally lift/carry or push/pull up to 25 pounds.
Schedule:  Full time, primarily Monday-Friday, 8am to 5pm with flexibility for occasional evenings and weekends. Occasional local and long distance travel.
Salary Range:  $45,000 - $52,000/year, commensurate with experience
To apply, send cover letter, resume and professional references to:  hr at nchcpl.lib.in.us<mailto:hr at nchcpl.lib.in.us>.

Cindi Kiner
Human Resources
New Castle-Henry County Public Library
765-529-0362 X1302

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