Monday, September 10, 2007

Job Posting | OKC

Manager of Library Operations I
@ Ralph Ellison Library

Job Summary: Responsible for the day-to day management of a small to medium-sized community library, including, but not limited to, library services, collection management, facility management, staff and volunteer management, budget preparation and oversight, programming, community related activities, and safety. This requires excellent customer service skills, building and maintaining strategic relationships; planning and organizational skills; and the ability to create and maintain a library that is an inviting and innovative link to the world.

Salary & Hours: $21.57 per hour ($44,865.60). Must be available all hours the library is open. This position is overtime exempt.

Benefits: You will receive health benefits that include medical, dental, vision, and Rx coverage. You will receive twelve vacation days, fifteen sick days, and eleven paid holidays per year as set by thecommission: nine fixed days when all libraries are closed and two floating holidays (subject to date of hire restriction). A first-rate retirement plan and possible scholarship reimbursements for full-time employees are just a few of the many offered benefits.

Location: The Metropolitan Library System serves all of Oklahoma County through numerous community libraries and outreach sites. This opening is located at the Ralph Ellison Library, 2000 N.E 23 rd , OKC. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a related field, Master's degree in Library Science is preferred; and, two to three years of management experience; or, any combination of education and experience that produces the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Skills and Abilities: Principles and practices of library science and technology and their applications. While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to sit or stand for extended periods of time, squat, use hands and arms, speak and hear, and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds .

To Apply: Online library applications forms are required (resumes alone are not sufficient). Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. You must fill out and submit your online application in order to be considered for this position. Filing Period: Applications will be accepted until final selection is made; however, applications received before September 24, 2007 , may be given priority consideration.

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