The City of Fort Worth Library has a Library Branch Manager job available at three locations including one at the new Golden Triangle Branch Library, which is scheduled to open at the end of 2018. You will be responsible for supervising branch operations.
The successful candidates will be skilled leaders, supervisors and planners with a strong commitment to public service who can actively support business goals and objectives, make competent decisions, remain organized and meet deadlines. In addition, you should have a history of establishing and maintaining community partnerships, providing services to children and adults and managing library collections. Furthermore, you should enjoy and feel comfortable working with people of all ages, backgrounds and dispositions.
Library Branch Manager job duties include the following: Supervise and lead a team of Library Assistants, Clerks and Pages.
Assign and review work, writing schedules, developing goals and objectives, reviewing performance, training and increasing productivity.
Ensure that the public is receiving responsive customer service.
Work with a diverse customer base in a seven day a week operation.
Plan, direct and participate in maintaining the library's collections.
Use a wide range of digital and print resources, provide general and specific information services.
Respond to public concerns, inquiries and complaints, using tact, diplomacy and sound judgement.
Manage projects and special events, creating timelines, assigning tasks and monitoring progress.
Track, log and submit statistics.
Minimum job requirements include the following: Master's Degree from an ALA accredited college or university with a degree in Library and Information Science.
At least two years of increasingly responsible professional library experience.
Ability to work irregular hours and travel to multiple locations.
Preferred experience: Previous supervisory experience.
Bilingual, English/Spanish (speak, write and understand)
Closing Date/Time: 8/22/18
City of Fort Worth, TX
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About City of Fort Worth
The City of Fort Worth currently stands as the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities. Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), top five commercial real estate markets (Urban Land Institute), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes). Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 City residents. We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing the diversity of our communities, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.