Library Services Manager
LIBRARY SERVICES MANAGER
Marin County Free Library
San Rafael, California
$122,449.60 - $146,702.40 / Annually
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The Marin County Free Library (MCFL) serves a community that loves and values its libraries and staff. The 10-branch system is part of a library consortium that includes city, county, and academic libraries, with an annual circulation over two million. MCFL is a special taxing district that operates under the authority of the Board of Supervisors and provides public library services to the residents of the unincorporated areas of the County and the cities of Corte Madera, Fairfax, and Novato. The Marin County Free Library is active in its work towards racial equity, internally and externally in Marin County. For more information visit: https://marinlibrary.org/
ABOUT THE POSITION
There are two (2) Library Services Managers (LSM) vacancies; one over Public Services and one over Technical Services. Both serve on the Library’s Operations and Leadership Teams, with responsibilities for library operations, policy/procedures, meeting the needs of library patrons, and the collective leadership of the library system.
- Library Services Manager, Technical Services: The LSM in this role oversees the processes of collections, acquisitions, cataloging, materials selection, delivery, and library technology. They are responsible for managing large budgets ($500,000 and over) with multiple funding streams, negotiating, and managing vendor contracts, and working with Technical Services staff to identify new technologies and evaluate existing technologies.
- Library Services Manager, Public Services: The LSM in this role reports to the Assistant Director – Public Services and works in partnership with them to support day-to-day public service operations at the 10 branches of the Marin County Free Library system, two outreach vehicles, programming and events for the library system, and special collections at the Anne T. Kent California Room and Map Annex.
Any combination of education, training and experience that provide the required knowledge and skills. A typical way to qualify is equivalent to a Master's degree in an appropriate library curriculum from an ALA college or university and four years of experience as a professional librarian, which includes two years as a library branch manager or other significant supervisory and administrative experience. Business analysis experience is highly desirable. Incumbents travel to various branch locations and work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends. Please view the class specification
for more information about the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
For more information about this position including the complete recruitment announcement, please see the recruitment brochure (Download PDF reader)
: Friday, December 1, 2023, 4:00pm. Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/marincounty/jobs/4267218/library-services-manager
or visit www.marincounty.org/jobs.
For any questions, please contact the Marin County HR Dept at email@example.com
or call (415) 473-6104. EEO/TTY