JOB: Chief of Main, San Francisco Public Library

San Francisco Public Library

The Chief is responsible for the following: Planning, preparing, and monitoring budget; purchasing all equipment and supplies for the Main Library; planning, assigning and directing the work of all public service Library managers and supervisors at the Main Library facility, reference and materials paging activities ,circulation, and the system-wide Telephone Information Program and specialized resource centers for unique audiences, including the San Francisco History Center, the Hormel Gay and Lesbian Center, the International Center, the Wallace Stegner Environmental Center, the African American Center, the Fisher Children’s Center; a new Teen Center Digital Media Learning Lab; the Library for The Blind and Print Disabled, Deaf Services, and Project Read (literacy). The COM develops new programs and services, evaluates and reports on the status and effectiveness of all Main Library services, manages the collection and analysis of statistical information regarding public use of the Main Library. In addition, the COM coordinates regularly with other divisions of the library and city agencies to manage important system-wide programs such as the Public Safety Plan (a partnership with the Department of Human Services and San Francisco Police Department, providing social services to library users in need and the general public). As part of the Executive Team, the COM plays a key role in the development and implementation of policies and procedures inclusive of the entire Library system. Performs other job related duties as required.

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Closing Date: FILE IMMEDIATELY – This announcement may close at any time as applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to satisfy the hiring need. Materials received by April 19, 2013 will have first consideration.