$40,000 - $45,000
Energetic and forward thinking, the Assistant Central Library Manager performs professional, administrative and supervisory work while managing all aspects of the Central Libraryâ€™s Adult Services. Assists the Central Library Manager with the operation and maintenance of the library and assumes the responsibilities of the Central Library Manager in his/her absence in order to provide quality service to all patrons. Assists in directing Central Library services including public programming, community outreach, circulation, reference and collection management.
LIVING IN BOSSIER
Bossier-Shreveport is uniquely situated as the hub â€“ for culture and commerce â€“ in the three-state region, known as the Ark-La-Tex. Located in the northwest corner of Louisiana, Bossier-Shreveport is centrally located among major metropolitan areas such as Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Little Rock, Jackson, Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Bossier-Shreveport is located at the intersection of Interstate 20 and Interstate 49 with Interstate 220 providing a loop around the twin cities. Situated on the Red River, a navigable waterway with access to the Mississippi River, Bossier is a growing city in the heart of it all! In addition to that, the climate in Bossier-Shreveport is humid subtropical where rainfall is abundant and boasts an average of 211 sunny days per year. Life in Bossier is enjoyable for both the single person and the family. There is a little of everything here so no one will be wanting for entertainment. Our region boasts numerous gated communities, lavish estates, lakefront and golf course views, charming patio homes, and historic districts â€“ offering residents diverse options and affordable living. Our myriad of fine neighborhoods to choose from will keep you within minutes of everything you could want or need. The city is revamping what was considered the old downtown area, complete with a bike lane, plaza and more! There already are some great local businesses in that area and this project will bring even more specialty retailers to the area.
This is an exciting time to be a part of the Bossier Parish Library team! Made up of seven libraries and a Local History Center, the Bossier Parish Library System is growing to meet the demands of the fastest growing Parish in the state of Louisiana. Bossier Parish is investing in its libraries through a series of building projects, policy updates, and hiring employees. With an innovative and future-focus, multi-million dollar expansion, BPL's Central Library is set to increase technology access, digital literacy, programming services, and staff over the course of the next two years. Over 400,000 people visited our locations in 2017, and 1,350 programs were offered. Come grow with us at the BPL's Central Library!
Mission & Vision
BPL's Mission Statement
The mission of Bossier Parish Library is to open doors to ideas and information by providing access to an array of materials, programs, and technologies that inform, educate, and entertain.
Our vision is to be Bossier Parish's leading source of information and learning to enable the community to imagine, explore, and discover the world.
WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday 8:00am â€“ 5:00pm
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Type of Library:
Bossier City, Louisiana, Texas
$40,000 - $45,000
MLIS from ALA-accredited institution
â€¢ Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience as a professional librarian including experience in collection management and selection of materials for adults; effectively supervise and motivate subordinate staff