Two Public Library Positions

Librarian Supervisor
Location: Arlington Public Library; Columbia Pike Library, 816 S. Walter Reed Drive, Arlington, Virginia
Salary: $31.34 – $53.96 Hourly
$2,507.20 – $4,316.80 Biweekly
$65,187.20 – $112,236.80 Annually

Originally posted on ALA Joblist.

The Arlington Department of Libraries is committed to providing innovative, high-quality services to its diverse community by offering access to information, promoting the joy of reading and creating welcoming spaces for learning and discourse. We are seeking a Librarian Supervisor to lead the Columbia Pike branch Library and welcome candidates with strong leadership experience and customer service ethic.

The ideal candidate will be a skilled strategic thinker and problem solver, able to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, understand and focus on system-wide and County priorities, work successfully within a team and communicate effectively face to face and in writing. Candidate must demonstrate knowledge of current trends in public libraries, be technologically savvy and forward-thinking, be a proven innovator who can manage change and have a strong background in internal workgroup dynamics and supervision.

Major duties of this position include:
Managing daily operations and customer service delivery;
Contributing to Department strategic planning and evaluation of policies, programs and procedures;
Creating and implementing programs and services that meet the current and anticipated needs of the community;
Developing and maintaining community contacts;
Overseeing the Branch collection and, in collaboration with the Library’s Selection Specialist, making sure that the collection is current, relevant and reflects community needs;
Working with staff to merchandise materials regularly to highlight areas of the collection;
Supervising and evaluating assigned personnel and making hiring decisions that reflect the diversity of the Arlington community;
Managing resources effectively and efficiently;
Ensuring equitable staff participation in development and training opportunities;
Participating in a variety of teams/workgroups/committees that further the library mission.
The Librarian Supervisor operates with substantial independence and reports to the Branch Services Division Chief.

Position: Information Technology Services Manager
Location: Carroll County Public Library; Library Headquarters – New Windsor, MD
Salary: $67,854 annually plus excellent benefit package
Hours: 37.5 hours per week.

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Overview: Ensures the effective operation of the IT Services Department; administers integrated library system and manages department staff; coordinates purchase, installation, and maintenance of computers; performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience: Requires MLIS degree, or any combination of acceptable experience and education, 5 years IT experience in a public library and 3 years of supervisory experience. Certifications in computer repair, and network management as required. Candidates should have thorough knowledge of the operation and installation of current software and hardware products, system administration and network and security protocols. Proficient in CSS, JavaScript, Visual Basic, SQL Server and ASP. Ability to troubleshoot software and hardware, perform minor electronic repairs, create detailed statistical reports and apply computer technology in the library environment.

To apply or for more information about Carroll County Public Library, the position, and our benefit package, please visit our website

Online applications must be received by Sunday, August 21, 2016.