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Assistant Director

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Library Director, performs professional and technical work in operating and maintaining the public library.

Supervision

Immediate supervisor: Library Director

Job Qualifications

Knowledge of public library principles, methods, procedures and reader interests, and the ability to translate these into everyday operations. Knowledge of current library technologies and applications. Ability to give friendly, expert service to patrons of all ages and walks of life. Possesses initiative, tact, and courtesy and can communicate effectively with patrons and staff. Has the ability to foster teamwork among staff and volunteers, prioritizing and focusing to give the best possible service to patrons and meet the needs of the library.

College education required or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must be able to work one evening and the Saturday rotation.

Principle Responsibilities and Duties

General Library Administration

 

Collection Development

Interlibrary Loan

·         Process Interlibrary Loan requests from patrons including securing materials, processing received materials and maintaining records.

·         Process Interlibrary Loan requests from other libraries including mailing and maintaining records.

Programming

·         May assist the Director in planning Adult programming.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision requirements by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video/computer display. The employee occasionally works in the evenings or on Saturdays. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.