Bookmobile Department Head
Washington County Free Library Bookmobile Department seeks a dedicated, service-oriented professional to organize, direct and supervise the activities and work of the Bookmobile Department. This three person staff provides bookmobile and outreach services to citizens of the county including: reference, circulation, home visitation, reader’s advisory, programming and community involvement. Our ideal candidate will be outgoing, entrepreneurial and a creative problem solver. (S) he will be proactive about the service and the community and will be able to take the first bookmobile service (1905) into the 21st century.
KSA: Supervisory and Outreach experience; excellent interpersonal skills; have the ability or capable of learning to drive a 35’ vehicle (like a school bus); some heavy lifting involved (must be able to lift bags up to 60 lbs.); able to work as a team or alone; be flexible and able to roll with the punches; be comfortable with change, like to learn, work well with all kinds of people (especially children and seniors); comfortable with social networking.
Minimum Requirements: MS/MLIS or currently working on a degree.
Supervisor: Assistant Library Director
Starting salary: $42,000
Please submit a resume, responses to questions at the end of this posting and a completed employment application to:
Washington County Free Library
101 Tandy Drive
Hagerstown, MD 2174
Apply: Submit an Application for Employment that can be downloaded from www.washcolibrary.org.
Please respond to the following questions and include those responses with your resume and WCFL application.
1. What do you see as the scope of service for this department?
2. Name an innovative service that you would like to develop that would enhance WCFL’s current services
3. How would you describe your management style?
4. In a field of strong candidates, what makes you stand out?
Deadline: 5 PM Friday, February 8, 2013