Posted: Jul 27, 2020

Supervisory Librarian

Salary: Annually
Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2020

Job Overview

Performs professional and supervisory library duties by managing a library agency or library function.

Duties and Responsibilities

Note:  The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Plans, organizes and provides assistance in the supervision and operation of a library agency or function.
  • Acts as custodian of all agency monies.
  • Provides reference and reader's advisory services.  Instructs and assists customers in accessing library information.
  • Manages the operations of the agency or function.
  • Plans, promotes, and presents programming.  Coordinates, markets and manages programming led by outside presenters.  Participates in community engagement activities and community outreach.
  • Serves on or leads library committees and task forces as directed.
  • Executes performance management duties to include but not limited to: training, coaching, documenting and evaluating performance of subordinate staff and administering the progressive discipline process.
  • Represents the Library in relation to city, community and government agencies, and at local and state level.
  • Actively seeks and participates in professional development opportunities and stays abreast of emerging technology and trends in the Library Information Science Field.
  • Liaison with the Friends of the Library organization and other community entities to support and promote the mission of the library.
  • Maintains knowledge and practices adherence to library and county policies and procedures, rules and practices.
  • Assumes agency in-charge responsibilities as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited college or university; AND
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Librarian, including supervisory experience; AND
  • Possession of a valid Florida Driver's License
Emergency Management Responsibilities
In the event of an emergency or disaster, an employee may be required to respond promptly to duties and responsibilities as assigned by the employee's department, the County's Office of Emergency Management, or County Administration.  Such assignments may be for before, during or after the emergency/disaster.
Additional Job Requirements
A department, depending on the nature of its mission and operations, may require employees in all or certain positions in this job classification to:
  • Maintain the ability to pass the background checks required for the position.  These background checks may include but are not limited to:
    • Criminal History Background check using Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)
    • Level 1 and Level 2 background screening (Ch. 435 Florida Statutes)
    • Child Abuse, Abandonment and Neglect Record Check using the State Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS)
    • Sex Offender and Sexual Predator record check using the list maintained by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE)
  • Possess the necessary job related license(s) or certification(s) that may include possession of a Florida Driver's License (Class E) or an applicable Commercial Driver's License (CDL).