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Head of Adult Services

Company: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Location: Lowell
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

Assistant Director and Head of Adult Services, Pollard Memorial Library (Lowell) ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Under the direction of the Library Director: Performs administrative and supervisory work in assisting in the operation of the Library. Assists the Library Director in administrative, professional, and supervisory duties. As Head of Adult Services, supervises Reference and Circulation Departments. Assists in all phases of collection development as assigned by the Director. Assists the Library Director in the supervision of all departments of the library and keeps the Library Director informed about scheduling problems and staffing needs; Coordinates staff development and training programs. Keeps up to date on new trends in public services and provides leadership in their implementation. Provides back-up support at public service desks as needed. Represents the Library to the public, especially when dealing with public service issues; May include attendance at community meetings and events. Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises employees in the Pollard Memorial Library. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Assumes the authority, responsibility, and accountability for all areas of the library when the Director is absent.

Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Demonstrated ability to supervise staff at all levels; ability to communicate and work effectively and tactfully with employees and the public, to create a positive workplace environment and to present a positive public image; ability to work in a team environment; good professional judgement.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE MLS from an ALA accredited library school required; plus (5) years’ experience in adult services in a public library, including (3) years of supervisory work with increasing responsibility and (l) year of administration experience. Commitment to public service in a large, urban library; experience in community outreach programs and public relations preferred; demonstrated attention to detail. Must possess valid driver's license (or be able to obtain one) with an acceptable driving history. The Assistant Director must have a good knowledge of all aspects of public library service.

Education Salary Closing Date Open until filled

How to Apply http://www.lowellma.gov/jobs.aspx?jobID=406 contains full job description.

The City of Lowell is a smoke and drug free employer and requires a physical with drug screen and CORI post offer.

Qualified individuals should send resume and/or application with cover letter to Mary Callery, HR Director, Human Relations Office, Room 19, City Hall, Lowell, MA 01852 by the Deadline ~ Open Until Filled. Applicants may also send application/resume with cover letter to fax 978-446-7102 or email to cityjobs@lowellma.gov

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