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Library Services Manager
Job Summary: The Library Services Manager (LSM) of CLP- Knoxville will facilitate literacy and learning by leading an accomplished team of professionals in designing and providing services and programs for the community. The LSM oversees efficient operation of the library facility, including management of staff and the successful implementation of CLP Service Standards in all of its functions. ?The LSM will continuously improve and advocate for library services, policies and engaging spaces that serve community needs and trends. 
The successful candidate will have a passion for library services for readers and a willingness to represent and lead these services.  The LSM will have demonstrated success in serving diverse communities and leading staff in design, execution and evaluation of innovative and community-oriented services. The LSM should be flexible, cooperative and accomplished at creating and maintaining partnerships. The LSM will also serve as a liaison with internal departments to achieve strategic goals.
Location: CLP-Knoxville, Pittsburgh, PA
Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week; days, evenings and weekends required
Compensation: $50,000 - $60,000 annually
Number of Vacancies: 1
Hiring SupervisorCarlton Stout, Assistant Director to Neighborhood Libraries
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Understanding, advocating for and engaging with library users and building community through physical and virtual means; 
  • Engaging with the community, organizations and individuals, where they live, work, shop and belong; 
  • Designing programs and services for our community with a focus on reading, entertainment and adult learning; 
  • Leveraging technology and innovation to create an extraordinary user experience in services and programs;  
  • Understanding and modeling the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh brand and mission every day – creating and engaging with stories published across a variety of digital channels, including those owned by the Library and those created by other community members; 
  • Coordinating with the Facilities and Security teams to ensure that a safe and healthy environment is maintained; 
  • Developing skills and abilities of staff and empowering staff to work to the top of their classifications to achieve the library’s goals; 
  • Modeling behaviors in patron-focused service, self-directed learning, strategic thinking and planning, and personal accountability; 
  • Developing and maintaining a functioning team atmosphere and environment; 
  • Leading and participating in system-wide activities such as committees and teams; 
  • Evaluating the success of their efforts and continuously improving public services and staff to respond to changing needs through data collection and analysis; and generating and sharing the vision of a future-focused library.
Clearance Requirements:
  • PA State Criminal Background Check
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance
  • FBI Fingerprint Criminal Records Check
  • Mandated Reporter Training
Interested in Applying?  Submit a resume and cover letter at https://cssclp.sentrichr.com/?requisition=627 by March 13, 2023.
Position: Library Services Manager
Organization: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh,  PA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 2/28/2023
Date Posted: 2/28/2023
Requirements Education and Physical Requirements: 
  • Required: Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university
  • Ability to travel locally, regionally and nationally as required and on an independent schedule;
Skills & Requirements:
  • Ability to engage and collaborate effectively with a diverse public, peers and staff, striving for accessibility and inclusion in all matters;
  • Relevant experience in service design, coordination and evaluation/measurement of superior reader’s services in a public library;
  • Demonstrated success in serving the public and leading staff and volunteers in complex, user-oriented enterprises;
  • Proficient computer skills to leverage technology and virtual interfaces and to create an integrated and interactive experience in reader services and engagement;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to engage with all types of people;
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop and supervise staff and volunteers;
  • Strong leadership and management skills, including the ability to resolve problems;
  • Ability to evaluate the needs for budgetary resources for staffing, facilities, and other needs;
  • Advanced knowledge of CLP policies and practices and trends in library science and services;
  • Ability to engage staff regarding CLP’s strategic directions and facilitate effective communication between staff and other
  • departments, branches and staff, as necessary;
  • Willing to advocate for the needs of location, staff and user community;
  • Ability to make decisions for the betterment of CLP and specific purview using independent judgment and understanding of CLP’s strategic directions;
  • Familiarity with online catalog, MS Windows and MS Office, electronic databases, Internet searching, and using social media to promote programs and resources.
Status: This listing expires on: 4/29/2023
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Organization Information
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
4400 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh,  PA 15213
United States
(412) 622-1014
Beth Suter