Saturday, August 6, 2011

Assistant Branch Manager

Candidates must have a MLS Degree from an ALA Accredited Library School and 3 years library experience that includes youth services, public libraries and staff supervision.

The person filling this position must have knowledge of library materials, issues and trends.  Experience with reference and children’s and young adult materials.  The Assistant Branch Manager mediates patron complaints, supervises staff in Branch Manager’s absence, prepares schedules, assigns duties, and evaluates performance to ensure quality service. 

The person will develop and train staff, and will be involved in material selections conducive to the community.  Must have strong supervisory skills and excellent communication skills.  Provide patron service orientation for work in the library and community.  The Assistant Branch Manager participates in community events and works with community group in order to promote the Library and its initiatives.  Computer literacy is a necessity and must have a definite commitment to public service.

St. Louis Public Library offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Interested candidates should forward a resume or application to:

St. Louis Public Library
Human Resources
1415 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO  63103
Fax: 314-539-0335

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