Branch Managing Librarian - Oconee County Libraries

Position Branch Managing Librarian (OW-01); Oconee County Libraries, Watkinsville, GA
Status Full-time; with benefits
Hours 40 hours per week; some nights and weekends required
Salary $52,000 and up, depending on qualifications
Application Deadline January 31, 2018

Position Summary

Athens Regional Library System has an immediate opening for a Branch Managing Librarian of the Oconee County Libraries. The ideal candidate will be a knowledgeable and enthusiastic team leader with a strong commitment to public service. This position coordinates and manages the day-to-day operations of the Oconee County Library in Watkinsville, and oversees the Bogart Branch. This position works to ensure customer service and satisfaction for Oconee County Libraries' patrons. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Regional Services.

Minimum Training and Experience

Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution, and at least five years of progressively responsible supervisory, customer service, and managerial experience is required.  State of Georgia certification for Librarianship, Librarian grade 5B, is also required.  Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Georgia driver's license. Bi-lingual ability (English-Spanish) is preferred but not required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this job.  Other duties of a similar nature may be required and assigned, and job assignment may change in the future.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees to discuss potential necessary accommodations. The library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and e-Verify employment eligibility approval.

Submit online ARLS job application, including a resume and cover letter describing your qualifications for this position.