Sunday, May 19, 2013

Branch Manager

The St. Louis Public Library, one of the nation’s top urban libraries, is seeking a Branch Manager with excellent verbal, written and computer skills as well as a strong commitment to serving a diverse community.

The person must have superior abilities in the area of reference and reader’s advisory, knowledge of reference tools, bibliographic sources, cataloging and classification systems and the ability to apply this knowledge to assigned areas of responsibility. Should possess organizational and report writing skills, attention to detail is required. Additionally, operational support is needed in the areas of circulation, statistical reporting, opening and closing of the branch, collection development, presentations and directing daily branch operations, strong professional skills in community outreach and programming. Should be able to meet deadlines and follow SLPL Policies and Procedures. Experience working with diverse populations is a plus.

This position requires a MLS Degree from an ALA Accredited Library School and 3-5 years library managerial experience that includes youth services, public libraries and staff supervision.

St. Louis Public Library offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Interested applicants should forward a resume to:

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


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