The Contra Costa County Library Department is recruiting to fill two (2) Senior Community Library Manager vacancies located in West Contra Costa County. This is an excellent career opportunity for innovative library professionals with a strong sense of leadership and a commitment to excellence
The Library serves over 902,000 residents in Contra Costa County by providing services and programs through 26 Community Libraries. Services and programs are unique and custom-made; they are developed and designed specifically to meet the needs of specific communities.
Under the direction of the Deputy County Librarian, the Senior Community Library Manager plan, organize, direct and supervise the activities of an assigned county community library; and perform other related work as required. This classification is responsible for the day-to-day administration and operation of a full-service county community library. A Senior Community Library Manager applies individual judgment and influence to manage human, financial and physical resources in a community library and supervises the activities of professional, technical and/or clerical level positions involved in library support and service activities.
Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.
Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library,
Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity.
Application deadline: 04/07/17
Full job description and application instructions available online.