Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Circulation and Outreach Services Manager - Avon Free Public Library

Circulation and Outreach Services Manager - Avon Free Public Library. Energetic, enthusiastic, tech-savy, customer service oriented and professional person to lead Circulation Department in a vibrant public library with recently expanded and renovated facility. Plans, organizes and directs library Circulation and Outreach Services of the Library; Trains and explores emerging technologies with library staff; Engages in extensive customer service with a highly literate community; Performs duties requiring substantive knowledge of library operations in the functional area of circulation; performs responsible and varied administrative work in issuing, receiving and circulating library books and non-book materials; assists patrons in using library services and facilities; Plans programs and coordinates room usage; Plans and coordinates the implementation of outreach services, including exhibits, art displays, homebound services and the public relations program of the library in conjunction with the Library Director and other staff. Performs professional work in implementation of library programs and collection development. Interviews candidates for library positions in Circulation and Outreach Services Department. May assist with recruitments in other departments, including library pages on a rotational basis. Makes hiring recommendations to the Director, and trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of all employees in the unit. Promotes interest in library as community resource using such means as monthly calendar, library web site, newsletter, fliers, posters and media publicity, working with other staff to achieve goals in this area. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science and three years of progressively responsible experience in library work. Full-time position (37.5 hours per week which includes, 1 evening/week, and every third Saturday rotation) with all applicable Town benefits. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Salary is up to $59,905 (DOQ) with all applicable Town benefits. Closing date is 4:45 p.m. on Monday, July 8, 2013. Town of Avon Application for Employment must be completed and can be obtained at the Human Resources Office, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001, on-line at (under job opportunities), or by calling (860) 409-4301. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. EOE. M/F. Send completed application, resume and cover letter to: William F. Vernile, Director of Human Resources, 60 West Main Street, Avon, CT 06001.