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Branch Library Manager
The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Branch Library Manager for the Trotwood Branch, which serves Trotwood, Ohio and its surrounding diverse communities.  This beautiful branch was remodeled in 2020 and offers dedicated spaces for children and teens.  Community members enjoy using its varied meeting rooms.  The successful candidate will be met with a team of eager, talented staff who are engaged in the community.  Join our team today!
 
DML is committed to cultivating inclusive environments and a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community. As such, we encourage Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) to apply, in addition to members from other marginalized groups.
 
Additional consideration may be given to individuals that are fluent in any non-English languages spoken in Montgomery County including Spanish, Mandarin, French, Korean, Vietnamese, Hindi, Russian, Tagalog, Kinyarwanda, Arabic, Turkish and Swahili.
 
Essential Job Duties
  • Establishes and implements goals and objectives for branch service that support the Library’s mission.
  • Directs all branch services such as reference assistance, readers’ advisory, outreach, circulation, and programming.
  • Directly hires, manages, evaluates, and schedules employees in assigned branch. Oversees branch volunteers. Serves as liaison between Administration and branch staff.  Communicates with administrative team on policy, patron, and staffing issues.
  • Ensures the efficient, effective, customer service oriented delivery of services to branch Library patrons. Maintains a current knowledge of Library operations, policies, and procedures. Demonstrates and models excellent internal and external customer service.  Maintains frequent personal presence in public areas to ensure outstanding service.
  • Manages branch collections and oversees evaluation and processing of donated materials.  Collaborates with Collection Development to ensure the collection is responsive to community’s information, recreational, and educational needs.  Arranges for repair, cancellation, or redistribution of materials as needed.  
  • Promotes community awareness of the Library and establishes effective communication with community groups, organizations, and individuals.
  • Prepares annual budget requests and submits quarterly, topical, and other reports as requested.
  • Answers patrons’ reference questions and assists patrons in selecting and locating materials. Assists patrons in the use of computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials.
  • Monitors branch facility needs, initiates maintenance and repair of branch building, equipment, and grounds in cooperation with the Facilities Manager.
 
 
Job Qualifications
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and oversee branch operations and personnel.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, theories, concepts, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of literature, periodicals, web sites, social media, and other electronic media which constitute a diverse, current and relevant collection.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with community officials, leaders, organizations, the public and the staff.  Ability to present information and respond to questions from staff, patrons, and members of the community individually and in a group setting.  Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • MLIS from an ALA accredited program, minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public library setting at a professional level, and supervisory experience preferred.
 
Compensation and Benefits:  Starting annual salary is $58,342 with an exceptional benefits package.
 
Application Process:  Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org.  This position is open until filled.
 
The Dayton Metro Library is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
 
 
Position: Branch Library Manager
Organization: Dayton Metro Library
Location: Dayton,  OH 
United States
Salary: $58,342 annually
Posting Start Date: 12/27/2021
Date Posted: 12/27/2021
Requirements Job Qualifications
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and oversee branch operations and personnel.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, theories, concepts, policies, and procedures.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of literature, periodicals, web sites, social media, and other electronic media which constitute a diverse, current and relevant collection.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with community officials, leaders, organizations, the public and the staff.  Ability to present information and respond to questions from staff, patrons, and members of the community individually and in a group setting.  Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • MLIS from an ALA accredited program, minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public library setting at a professional level, and supervisory experience preferred.
 
Compensation and Benefits:  Starting annual salary is $58,342 with an exceptional benefits package.
 
Application Process:  Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org.  This position is open until filled.
 
The Dayton Metro Library is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
 
 
Status: This listing expires on: 1/27/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Dayton Metro Library
Address:
215 E Third Street

Dayton,  OH 45402
United States
Email:
jkadel@daytonmetrolibrary.org
Phone:
(937) 496-8588
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Contact:
Jennifer Kadel