LIBRARIAN WANDO MT PLEASANT BRANCH MANAGER

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Company Name: 
Charleston County Public Library
Location: 
MT PLEASANT, SC
Job Description: 

LIBRARIAN WANDO MT. PLEASANT BRANCH MANAGER: The Charleston County Public Library will open the first and largest branch among five new branches, which overwhelmingly passed with public vote for the $108-million referendum to build libraries and renovate existing branches. The Wando Mt. Pleasant Branch Manager will manage the 40,000 square ft. library scheduled to open in March 2019. The Wando Mt. Pleasant Branch Manager reports to the Senior Branch Manager, Leader of the East District Branches. Together, they will hire and build the library’s dream team from the Department Managers to the entry level paraprofessional. • Develops and directs staff in the provision of excellent customer service and programs, materials handling, performance management, collection development and maintenance, and resource delivery. Oversees the scheduling of branch library public services staff and makes emergency staff assignments. Applies and interprets policies in complex situations. • Leads and supports the department managers in prioritizing collection-related projects and program initiatives. • Makes recommendations to Senior Branch Manager, Leader of the East District Branches in support of CCPL’s strategic plan goals and works with direct reports to execute as authorized. • Must be a strong library advocate devoted to providing excellent customer service to the community. Must have the ability to exercise leadership and be able to motivate others to achieve these goals. Must be able to train and supervise staff and possess the necessary skills to motivate staff to be the best they can be. Ability to write concise reports, analyze community needs, the needs of the collection, the effectiveness of services and be able to communicate those needs to the appropriate departments and supervisors. Must be flexible and able to assume any additional responsibilities to maintain branch operation. Must have extensive knowledge of library principles, trends and administration; knowledgeable of Children’s, Circulation and Reference services. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher a plus. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus. Evening and weekend work included. Other duties as assigned. Must have the stamina for periods of standing, sitting, walking, reaching, bending, stooping and kneeling. REQUIREMENTS: ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree and four (4) years post masters professional library experience in a public library with two (2) of those years in a supervisory capacity. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification. A valid South Carolina driver’s license with a safe driving record. . Hiring Salary Range: $52,582.40 - $68,078.40 annually depending on qualifications. Closing date: Open until position is filled.

Qualifications: 

Must be a strong library advocate devoted to providing excellent customer service to the community. Must have the ability to exercise leadership and be able to motivate others to achieve these goals. Must be able to train and supervise staff and possess the necessary skills to motivate staff to be the best they can be. Ability to write concise reports, analyze community needs, the needs of the collection, the effectiveness of services and be able to communicate those needs to the appropriate departments and supervisors. Must be flexible and able to assume any additional responsibilities to maintain branch operation. Must have extensive knowledge of library principles, trends and administration; knowledgeable of Children’s, Circulation and Reference services. Must be computer literate and knowledgeable in various computer software – Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher a plus. Experience with SIRSI ILS preferred. Bilingual – English/Spanish a plus. Evening and weekend work included. Other duties as assigned. Must have the stamina for periods of standing, sitting, walking, reaching, bending, stooping and kneeling. REQUIREMENTS: ALA accredited Master of Library Science degree and four (4) years post masters professional library experience in a public library with two (2) of those years in a supervisory capacity. Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification. A valid South Carolina driver’s license with a safe driving record. . Hiring Salary Range: $52,582.40 - $68,078.40 annually depending on qualifications. Closing date: Open until position is filled.

How to Apply: 

Must apply online at: www.ccpl.org and click on Careers