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Job Title:Assistant Branch Manager II - North Oak
Employer:Mid-Continent Public Library
Address:15616 East 24 Highway, 5223 Harris Ave
City:Independence
State:MO
ZIP:64050
Description:Position Overview: (Posting will expire September 18) The Assistant Branch Manager II is responsible for modeling excellent customer service to all staff and customers. As part of the collaborative leadership team of the Library and in partnership with the Branch Manager, the Assistant Branch Manager II interprets and implements the direction of the Library to staff members in areas assigned by the Branch Manager. The Assistant Branch Manager II keeps abreast of current library trends and services and is expected to direct staff in support of the Branch Manager’s leadership. Specifically, the Assistant Branch Manager II works in a 3-, 4-star or destination branch. This is a full-time position and the salary range minimum for the position is $40,217.00 plus benefits.
Responsibilities:Reports to: Branch Manager Supervises: Library Branch Staff Supervisor Expectations: Supports, promotes, implements, and makes decisions based on established Library policies, guidelines, and programs Consistently exhibits leadership qualities and professional attitudes and behaviors Develops a high-performance work team in an empowered environment Maintains an attractive, safe and welcoming environment Plans and allocates library resources systematically Consistently meets expectations set forth in Core Job Responsibilities and Exempt Employee Expectations Documents Essential Job Functions: Supervises a Branch Staff of 25 or more Develops and maintains collaborative relationship with the Branch Manager Disseminates information in a timely manner to all staff members Maintains a collaborative leadership style Acts as manager for daily branch operations Interviews applicants, makes selections, and documents hiring decisions Arranges appropriate training Assigns and supervises the work of assigned staff members Evaluates individual and team performance Provides coaching and disciplinary action Plans and coordinates functions of Branch Develops and manages implementation of branch services Performs duties of other staff members, as necessary Promotes the Library in a positive way Continually evaluates branch processes and services Collects and provides statistics for Library reports Demonstrates fiscal responsibility in management of branch budgets Assists manager with branch collection development Utilizes Collection Development Plan Selects and deselects library materials Continually evaluates branch materials collection Attends and conducts meetings as required Non-Essential Job Functions: Participates and contributes to system-wide Library committees and activities Promotes the Library to groups and community organizations Attends conferences and workshops Makes recommendations for non-print materials purchases
Minimum Qualifications:Required Skills: Models excellent customer service attitude and delivery Demonstrates proven computer literacy with adequate keyboarding skills Uses effective verbal, written, and discreet communication with management, co-workers, and the public Exhibits self-motivation with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities Demonstrates excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently Performs duties requiring the exercise of professional skill, initiative and independent judgment Successfully handles matters of conflict Demonstrates proficiency in office productivity and library operation software Remains current on trends in the library field Experience and Training: Bachelor’s degree required. 1 year Library and/or supervisory experience preferred. Essential Physical Abilities to be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodation are: Clarity of speech and hearing which permits the employee to communicate effectively with the supervisor and other employees. Vision which permits the employee to produce and review a wide variety of library materials, written correspondence, reports and related materials in both electronic and hard copy form. Manual dexterity which permits the employee to operate a keyboard and any other assigned equipment to process library materials. Personal mobility which permits the employee to monitor, supervise, and perform assigned library operations, and to attend Library district, community, and public meetings at various locations. Lift up to 40 pounds, push and pull carts weighing up to 200 pounds, bend, stoop and reach shelving from floor level to 6 feet high, and stand or walk for at least 1 hour at a time. Tolerance for dust and mold which permits the employee to work with books and other library materials as well as work in older buildings. NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Preferred Qualifications:
Type:Full-Time exempt
Salary & Benefits:$40,217.00 plus benefits.
Instructions:To apply visit: http://www.mymcpl.org/about-us/employment-opportunities?gnk=job&gni=8a7880665dd1e26d015dd286fc75760c&gns=MALA
Deadlines:September 18, 2017
Contact:Anthony Willis
Phone:8165217239
Fax:816-521-7268
E-mail:awillis@mymcpl.org
Web:www.mymcpl.org
Date Added:2017-09-11 17:11:57
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