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Assistant Director

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Commensurate with experience

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Texas City, TX

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JOB SUMMARY:
Coordinates the acquisition, cataloging and processing of library materials and is
responsible for the maintenance of the Library bibliographic databases. Assists the
Director in the administration of the Library. Supervises the Support Services
Department.
ESSENTlAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Assists the Director in providing library services to the community in accordance
with professional library standards, policies and practices. In the absence of the
Director, performs the administrative and supervisory duties required to provide
library services to the community. Maintains awareness of best practices, new
developments, regulatory and operational changes, and current events which
impact services to the community.
2. Coordinates the acquisition, cataloging and processing of library materials of all
types. Keeps abreast of changes to metadata and bibliographic developments.
3. Maintains the library bibliographic database. Performs original and copy
cataloging for a variety of formats. Helps catalog and maintain vertical files and
historical documents, photographs, and archival holdings. Troubleshoots
problems with bibliographical records and collection organization.
4. Supervises support services assistants and shelvers. Evaluates, trains, and assigns
duties to Support Services staff. Establishes goals and priorities for the Support
Services Department, and evaluates the department's quality of performance and
efficiency/effectiveness of operation.
5. Prepares reports, studies and analyses. Assists in developing strategic plans,
policies, grant applications, partnership agreements, and budget submissions.
Evaluates and implements new technologies, services and products.
6. Assists the Director in providing library services to the community in accordance
with professional library standards, policies and practices. In the absence of the
Director, performs the administrative and supervisory duties required to provide
library services to the community.
7. May be required to work evening hours as needed. Will be required to work
approximately one Saturday per month.
8. Other duties as may be assigned.
Institution:
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Type of Library:
Public
City:
Texas City, Texas
Annual Salary:
Commensurate with experience
Salary Comment:
$48,000-$54,000
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****Required Education:
A Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university or
college is required.
Required Experience:
1. At least 2 years of professional library experience, preferably in a public library
environment is required. Supervisory experience is desirable.
2. Knowledge of cataloging principles and practices.
3. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, in English, to
people of all ages.
4. Strong organizational and managerial skills.
5. Strong attention to detail
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT:
1. Must be able to lift 50 pound boxes.
2. Must be able to sit for extended periods oftime.

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