Coordinates and supervises the day to day activities of the Main Library’s Extension Department and is responsible for long range planning to ensure the efficient, effective delivery of materials to patrons via our courier, inter-consortium loans and bookmobile services. Oversees Collection Development for the library system. Works under the supervision of the Head of Access Services. • Supervises all Main Library Extension department staff. • Oversees Collection Development for the library system by: o Working with the Assistant Director to ensure implementation of the collection development process. o Managing the Selector process. o Creating and implementing the selection and deselection process using collection management software. o Coordinating workflow with Technical Services. o Acting as a Selector. o Evaluating gift books donated to branches. • Conducts routine, scheduled branch on-site visits and reports branch facility and IT issues to Library Director and to Head of Maintenance and IT. Confirms repair/work completion with Head of Maintenance and IT. • Works closely with Head of Access Services to ensure a consistent patron experience at any Library facility. • Coordinates Inter-Consortium Loans daily workload and acts as liaison with other Consortium member libraries when issues arise. Attends meetings of consortium committees. • Fills in on the Courier Service and Mobile Library, and assists with inter-consortium loans as necessary.
• Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association accredited university and • At least 2 years of previous library experience and supervisory experience preferred. • Collection Development experience preferred. • Branch Library or building supervisory experience preferred. • Knowledge of standard library functions, practices and procedures; ability to plan and organize workloads; ability to set priorities; ability to handle multiple projects at the same time; ability to perform detailed and precise work; ability to effectively supervise staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, employees, branch managers and system personnel.
Send an Anderson County Library application (http://www.andersonlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Anderson-County-Library-Employment-Application.pdf ) and a resume with three professional references (which include name, address, telephone and e-mail contact information) to Jane Mears, Human Resources, Anderson County Library, 300 N. McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29621 or email@example.com