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Branch Manager

Woodford County Library

Midway Branch

 

The Woodford County Library seeks a dynamic, creative, energetic librarian with a strong commitment to public service. The Woodford County Library serves a growing and vibrant community of approximately 26,000 in the heart of the historic and scenic bluegrass region of Kentucky. Interested and qualified individuals should submit resume, cover letter and three professional references by 5:00 pm, May 20, 2022 to:

Stacy Thurman, Assistant Director

Woodford County Library

115 N. Main Street

Versailles, KY 40383

sthurman@woodfordlibrary.org

 

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Library’s Director, the Branch Manager serves as librarian-in-charge of the Midway Branch. The Branch Manager will provide leadership for branch staff and manage the overall service plan and operation of the branch. Additional duties include the following: collection development and maintenance, programming, customer and community relations, outreach and partnership development, oversight of the general maintenance and security of the library building and grounds. 


Essential Functions

·        Manages staff schedule; coordinates, prioritizes and assigns work schedule tasks, programs and special projects.

·        Responds to and resolves patron complaints in a timely manner.

·         Develops and implements goals, programs and procedures for the Branch and coordinates ideas with the Versailles location.

·        Composes monthly reports of activity and statistics.

·        Interviews, hires and trains new staff.

·        Initiates contact with community organizations in library-connected programs.


Annual Salary/Benefits

$35,000/year plus excellent benefits package


Qualifications/Experience

Master’s degree in Library Science from ALA-accredited institution required. Must have two years of experience as a professional librarian, with supervisory experience preferred.

 

NOTE: This job description does not necessarily reflect all aspects of the job function.