Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Branch Manager - New Haven Free Public Library, Fair Haven Branch

Branch Manager - New Haven Free Public Library, Fair Haven Branch. Salary: Minimum $55,850 Annualized. Posted Until: July 8, 2013. Nature of Work: This is professional library work in the supervision of a major branch library. The branch serves a diverse population, including a substantial Spanish speaking community. Branch Managers supervise all aspects of daily branch operations. Operations include the facility, collection, equipment, budget, staff, programs, and related services. The Manager is responsible for identifying and responding to the needs of the community. This involves interaction with community representatives, neighborhood associations, professional and business organizations, schools and social agencies serving the community. As supervisor the Branch Manager serves as coach, mentor and mediator with staff. Work is performed with latitude for professional judgment under the general supervision of the Public Services Administrator and is reviewed through conferences and observation of results. Minimum Requirements: A Master's degree in Library Science and at least three to five years experience in professional library work, including at least six months of supervisory experience; and all knowledge, skills and abilities as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of library science; Considerable knowledge of the objectives of library service to the community; Ability to apply library science and management techniques to operating and supervising problems; Ability to plan and supervise operations of a library branch. Instructions: In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period. Applications: Applications may be submitted through the City of New Haven’s website at: