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Assistant Branch Manager

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Rapides Parish Library

Alexandria, LA

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Primary Duties: Administration Assists in long range planning. Determines work schedules of employees in Manager\u2019s absence. Approves, verifies and certifies hours worked and absenteeism of employees Regularly creates the monthly report. Regularly reports to the Direct Services Coordinator the happenings of the branch. Regularly creates the time sheet summary and approves online time sheets for staff and substitutes. Evaluates substitutes as assigned by the Administrative Assistant. Supervision Assists in the selection, orientation and hiring of Library Clerks. In the absence of the Branch Manager, supervises Library Clerks. Assists and participates in terminations, handling of grievances and discipline. Customer Service Provides varied customer service information to customers in a medium traffic customer service environment. Conducts or assists customers in basic to intermediate level Internet searches and retrievals. Provides books and other materials to customers and assists customers with materials selection. Researches books, and other print and non-print materials to answer reference questions at basic to intermediate level. Branch Outreach Assists \/creates\/presents adult programming. Assists \/creates\/presents children\u2019s programming. Assists \/creates\/presents teen\u2019s programming Collection Development Assists in weeding collections. Assists in recommending and\/or selecting materials. Assists in handling gifts as needed. Job Knowledge Operates computer terminals, printers and various search databases at basic to advanced skill level for search, retrieval and dissemination of information to customers. Collects monies for various services and fees. Troubleshoots basic customer computer problems and provides basic computer operation assistance. Performs circulation activities using computer terminals [including, but not limited to] checking in and out of library materials, registering customers and issuing library cards and\/or processing overdues. Sorts and prepares books and other library materials for shelving. Shelves and shelf reads library materials. Records, tracks and calculates reference questions. Responsible for recording, collecting, compiling, tracking and calculating transaction counts for internal and external statistical reports, including monthly reports. Performs administrative and clerical duties such as copying, filing, faxing, updating of materials, simple calculating, answering the telephone, taking messages, and\/or responding to e-mail and various other correspondence. Performs light housekeeping duties to maintain a neat work and customer service environment. Performs other related work as required or directed. Other The workweek begins on Monday and ends on Sunday. Saturday and Sunday hours may be included. Assistant Managers are required to be willing to move to new locations as the Direct Services Coordinator deems it necessary for their continued training and for the good of RPL. Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience or demonstrated leadership experience in a professional role.\u00a0 Bachelor\u2019s Degree or equivalent work experience is a plus. Computer literacy in Microsoft Office and Internet at intermediate to advanced levels. Proof of ability to type 35 wpm on computer keyboard. Ability to lift, carry, pull and push minimum of 35 pounds. Ability to repeatedly bend, stoop, squat, climb two to three level step ladder, and reach above head. Ability to stand for varied and extended (2 \u00bd to 3 hours) periods of time. Ability to sit for varied and extended (2 \u00bd to 3 hours) periods of time. Ability to work flexible, irregular and varied work hours, including nights and weekends. Class E (standard) driver\u2019s license and clean driving record prior to applying for position and ability to maintain clean driving record. Successful participation in pre-employment\/transfer drug screening and Random Drug Testing Program. Applicants should complete a Rapides Parish Library application on-line . Application should be saved as a pdf file and sent as an email attachment. Applications that are not typed will not be accepted. In order to be considered for an interview, you must contact Rapides Career Solution Center at 318-767-6004, 318-767-6048 or 318-767-6039 to make an appointment for assessment testingwith a 60% passing score on all assessments and must be able to pass the typing test with 35 wpm. Contact : Jackie Brown Email: Phone: 318-445-6436 Ext. 1006

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