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    Posted: 22/Feb/2021 at 5:06pm

Sonoma County Library

Announces an Employment Opportunity

DEPUTY LIBRARY DIRECTOR- ROHNERT PARK HEADQUARTERS

40 HOURS PER WEEK – FULL TIME

 

The Deputy Library Director position oversees, directs, and participates in all activities of the Library’s operations, including short- and long-term planning as well as development and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and services; Provides assistance to the Library Director in a variety of administrative, coordinative, analytical, and liaison capacities. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives, and for furthering Library goals and objectives within general policy guidelines. Please complete the required supplemental questionnaire as part of the application process.

 

THE POSITION:

 

Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.

 

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Assumes management responsibilities as assigned by the Library Director. This encompasses Library programs, services, and activities including Adult Services, Youth Services, Collection Services, Branch Services, Information Technology, and Facilities;
  • Plans and directs public services, support services, and other library functions; ensures Library operations are running effectively and efficiently.
  • Develops, directs, coordinates, monitors, and ensures the implementation of strategic plans, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, priorities, and work standards for the Library, in conjunction with the Library Director.

 

Knowledge of:

  • Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and supervision of staff, either directly or through subordinate levels of supervision.
  • Principles and practices of strategic plan development, budget administration, contract management and collective bargaining and working in a union environment.

Ability to:

  • Develop and implement goals, objectives, practices, policies, procedures, and work standards.
  • Provide administrative and professional leadership for the Library.
  • Prepare and administer budgets; allocate limited resources and achieve maximum public benefit in a cost-effective manner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education and Experience: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) or Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) from an accredited college or university, and seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional library experience in a management or leadership capacity, including three (3) years of experience supervising professional staff.

Licenses and Certifications:

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License, to be maintained throughout employment.

 

SALARY RANGE:               $134,908.80 - $168,480.00 annually 

 

CLOSING DATE:                Open until filled- First Review on March 15, 2021 at 5:00 PM  

 

                                                Interviews are tentatively scheduled for April 1st, 2nd & 6th

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library

to apply.  Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered.  Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.

 

The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s). 

**************************************APPLY AT: https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library/job-20088779

RECRUITING PROTOCOL IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19:

Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, and all applicable COVID 19 Shelter in Place Orders issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer, the recruiting process including interviews, testing, etc. will be held via teleconference or online, if  possible, unless changes occur in the state and/or county health order.

 

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 as soon as possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3 working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at https://sonomalibrary.org/accessibility.

 

Sonoma County Library values diversity, empowerment, community, unity, kindness, connection, and equity. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in the recruiting and hiring of staff.

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