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POSITION: Library Director
Baden Memorial Library Job Opportunity

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Baden Library Board of Directors, the library director will develop, administer, supervise, and coordinate the work of the library and staff, perform managerial duties related to personnel, budget, collection development, library automations and information technologies, building maintenance, and library operations and services in conformity with the policies established by the Baden Library Board.

Job Responsibilities
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates library services and programs
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates long and short term goals and objectives established by the Library board
  • Develops and administers policies concerning library operations, budgets, programs
  • Handles complaints in accordance with library policy
  • Provides supervision and delegates responsibilities to all library personnel; recruits and manages library personnel according to library policy; organizes, trains, assigns and evaluates personnel
  • Assists the treasurer in the preparation of the annual budget; prepares financial and statistical reports; assist the treasurer in preparing for an annual audit
  • Supervises maintenance of library building, equipment, and furnishing and sends requests to borough manager for repairs or maintenance in a timely manner
  • Oversees equipment and furnishings and book collection; oversees the evaluation of the collections for balance and comprehensiveness
  • Weekly cleaning and housekeeping of the library
  • Cooperates with community groups to implement library services
  • Conducts staff meetings as directed by the library board
  • Attends monthly library board meetings and participates in library fundraisers as planned by the board
  • Agree to abide by Baden Memorial Library Employee Duties and Responsibilities as furnished by the BML Board of Directors
  • Other duties, as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to administer the activities of a public library and to supervise the work of others
  • Maintain knowledge of standard library principles, practices, copyrights, collection development, patron confidentiality and other ethical issues
  • Proficient with computers, library software, internet and digital communications, MS Word and Excel.
  • Thorough ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library board, superiors, subordinates, associates, officials of other agencies and general public
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful work situations
  • Understanding of the role of the library in the 21st century
Education requirements:

Experience in public service and administration, knowledge of technology, fundraising and writing grants, and at least three years in a supervisory capacity is preferred. Must be willing to work towards 9 library science credits if not already acquired. Child abuse clearance, criminal record clearance, fingerprint clearances also required and current.

Salary: Negotiable
Part-time Circulation Clerk
Monaca Public Library is looking for a part-time circulation clerk. Approximately 12 to 16 hours a week working evenings and no weekend hours at this time.

Pay is minimum wages but we do offer some paid sick, vacation and holidays.

Duties include:
  • Perform the full range of circulation desk procedures using the automation system
  • Maintaining collection by shelving materials and periodic shelf reading
  • Answer telephones and provide accurate information to patrons
  • Assist patrons with computer issues
  • Assist with library program preparation and implementation, as directed
  • Assist with processing library materials for the collection
  • Other related duties as required
  • High school graduate
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to create courteous pleasant first impression of library
  • Basic typing/computer skills
  • Flexibility to deal with multiple and extra unexpected tasks and patrons simultaneously
  • Ability to learn automated circulation system and library circulation policies and procedures
All clearances must be provided at time of hire.

Send resume to Pat Smith. 998 Indiana Avenue. Monaca. PA. 15061-2020
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