This position provides professional and administrative assistance to the Director of Library Services in planning, organizing and directing services and programs for the Solano County Library. The Assistant Director works closely with the Director to form policies, set goals and respond to the needs of both the staff and the public. The Assistant Director is ac-countable for ensuring effective program planning, systems and quality of operations for library services and staff in addition to directing day-to-day library operations. Incumbent assists the Director in the recruitment, selection, development and evaluation of staff. The incumbent represents the department to other departments, elected officials, advisory boards and commissions, and community agencies. The Assistant Director responds to and resolves difficult and sensitive community or staff inquiries and complaints
This position is exempt from civil service, “at will” and serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority and reports to the Director of Library Services.