Santa Barbara is a beautiful city and SBPLS is a great library system!
Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Library Services Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and managing the operations, programs and services of the library system. Assignments may also include directing branch operations. This includes eight (8) full-time and approximately thirty (30) hourly staff, and has a budget of $1.8M. As a member of the management team, the Library Services Manager will also assist in the administration and operations of the Library Department; manage the division budget, and serve as the department’s budget liaison to the Finance department; recommend, develop and implement program and policy changes; and recommend, plan and coordinate special projects, including innovations that position Santa Barbara as a leader in library services. Additionally, the Library Services Manager will assist the Library Director in the development of the department budget; speak before civic groups and organizations regarding library services and policies; and perform other duties as assigned. The Library Department provides a broad range of library services to residents of the City of Santa Barbara and to county residents through branch libraries in Carpinteria, Goleta, Montecito, Solvang, Buellton, Los Olivos and Santa Ynez. The Library Department circulates more than 1.5 million items annually and provides outstanding outreach to the larger community. The candidate must be a self-starter, innovative leader, motivator and multi-tasker.
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Salary Range: $96,545 – $117,352