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Broward County Libraries - Multiple Positions
LIBRARY REGIONAL MANAGER – AFRICAN - AMERICAN RESEARCH LIBRARY & CULTURAL CENTER
Salary Range - $ 94,225.25 - $150,383.58 Annually (dependent upon classification and qualifications)
 
Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidate who is dynamic, innovative, and passionate about public libraries and providing quality service to a culturally rich and diverse community, for the position of Library Regional Manager for the African-American Library and Cultural Center in a large nationally recognized library system. This position may be assigned to any location within the Libraries Division based on operational needs.

The library system includes a staff of 800+ positions, the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, a Main Library, five Regional Libraries, 31 Community Branches, a digital branch with 24/7 remote access, and partnership facilities with local educational institutions.

This is a highly responsible administrative position that involves planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the African American Research Library and Cultural Center. Work involves interpretation and implementation of all library policies and procedures, supervision of high level professional personnel, planning, public service functions, and the organization of services to the public. Work also includes the management of African and African-American special collections (rare books, archives, and artifacts), programs and exhibits, assisting the needs of the community, establishing and implementing public service priorities, attending conferences, workshops and public and professional meetings. Work is subject to review for the attainment of desired management objectives and conforming to existing policies and procedures and priorities to meet established goals.  

The purpose of this position is to manage, plan, supervise and coordinate the activities of a cluster of libraries or flagship library location or a division-wide section. The functions of this position include but are not limited to: supervising staff, managing public services, operations, projects, programs, facilitating partnerships, community engagement, coordinating, developing, and implementing division-wide initiatives. This position is responsible for collaborating with partner organizations, local community groups, government agencies, arts and educational institutions, local businesses, and Friends of the Library and is regularly assigned complex administrative projects.

COMMUNITY LIBRARY MANAGER , SENIOR FULL TIME
Salary Range - $ 81,536.42 - $130,132.29 Annually (dependent upon classification and qualifications)

Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidate(s) for the position of Community Library Manager, Senior in the Libraries Division's Main Cluster Region. Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment for a different location/section within the library system. This position may be assigned to any location/section within the Libraries Division based on operational needs.
 
The purpose of this position is to manage, plan, supervise and coordinate the activities of a regional or flagship library location or a division-wide section.  The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills; the ability to mentor staff; the ability to make meaningful contributions to system-wide policies and procedures; and the ability to communicate effectively with staff at all levels of the organization, partners, and community based organizations.  Additionally, the selected candidate must be able to develop productive relationships and partnerships with organizations, that increase usage of library resources and develop new library customers.
 
The functions of this position include but are not limited to: managing staff, volunteers, collections, and other resources of a regional library; implementing projects and programs that further the Libraries Division’s strategic objectives; facilitating partner relations; supporting and cultivating outreach and engagement efforts; ensuring a diverse and well utilized collection for the public and any partners; ensure that team members are well trained in customer service, circulation, youth and adult information services. This position is regularly assigned complex administrative projects and will be assigned as manager in charge of a cluster of libraries in the absence of the Library Regional Manager.  

COMMUNITY LIBRARY MANAGER FULL TIME
Salary Range - $ 70,555.89 - $112,607.04 Annually (dependent upon classification and qualifications)
The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidate for Community Library Manager, within the Libraries Division. Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment within the library system. This position may be assigned to any library location/section within the Libraries Division based on operational needs.
 
The purpose of this position is to manage, plan, supervise and coordinate the activities for one or more library locations. The functions of this position include but are not limited to: supervising staff, managing public services, operations, projects, programs, facilitating partnerships, coordinating and cultivating outreach efforts, supporting division-wide initiatives, managing collection development, circulation, youth and adult reference services and readers advisory. 
 
This position is also responsible for serving as a liaison to the local community and Friends of the Library.
 
LIBRARIAN, SUPERVISOR FULL TIME
Salary Range - $ 65,633.98 - $104,750.88 Annually (dependent upon classification and qualifications)
 
Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Librarian, Supervisor within the Libraries Division. Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment within the library system. This position may be assigned to any library location/section within the Libraries Division based on operational needs.
 
The purpose of this position is to organize, direct, coordinate and prioritize the workflow of a
service section of a regional or flagship library; participate on the supervisory team of the
assigned location; ensure that Broward County policies and procedures are followed; resolve
day-to-day operational issues; develop and implement programs and services, including division- wide initiatives; cultivate outreach efforts; and serve as a Supervisor-in-Charge of the building on a regular basis. This position is also responsible for collection development, youth and adult reference services, programs and readers advisory.

In addition, this supervisor serves as a resource to multiple libraries in the assigned cluster;
provides training to staff throughout the system; may assign staff to other locations as needed; and on occasion assists at other libraries. This supervisor participates on system-wide committees and is responsible for collaborating with colleagues to ensure reference procedures are current and meet the needs of the Division and customers.
 
This position requires the individual to model the highest level of excellent customer service and professionalism to internal and external customers of the Division.

LIBRARIAN, SENIOR – MAIN LIBRARY CREATION STATION BUSINESS
Salary Range - $ 56,794.19 - $90,644.94 Annually (dependent upon classification and qualifications)

Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Librarian, Senior Creation Station Business Section (CSB). Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment. This position may be assigned to any library location/section based on operational needs.
 
The purpose of this position is to plan, supervise and coordinate the activities of a business entrepreneurship section--Creation Station Business (CSB). The primary responsibility of this position is operating the CSB, an innovative co-working space that nurtures local entrepreneurship. This includes supervising staff, project or program coordination, cultivating outreach efforts, and supporting division-wide initiatives. This position is also responsible for collection development, reference services, programs and readers advisory. This position requires a candidate who has the ability to make connections with the startup business community.

LIBRARIAN FULL TIME & PART TIME - 19
Salary Range - $49,1466.66 - $ 78, 437.84 Annually (dependent upon classification and qualifications)
 
Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a qualified candidates for the positions of Librarian Full Time and Part Time - 19 at various library locations. Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment. This position is expected to serve in the capacity of Youth Services and Adult Services Librarian and may be assigned to any library location/section based on operational needs.
 
The purpose of this position is to plan, supervise and coordinate the activities of a service section. This includes supervising staff, project and program coordination, cultivating outreach efforts, and supporting division-wide initiatives. This position is also responsible for collection development, youth and adult reference services, programs and readers advisory.
 
The ideal candidate will provide reference support to customers of all ages; work with their team to develop and provide high-quality programs and events to the public; assist the Library Manager in the selection, de-selection, and assessment of the library collection; provide Supervisor in Charge support on an as-needed basis; maintain effective relationships with community groups and local stakeholders; and participate on division-wide committees and teams to improve service to the public. Other responsibilities include maintaining awareness of current and changing needs in the community, and promoting an understanding of such issues among library staff.

These announcements will remain active until a sufficient number of applications has been received and may close at any time.

How to Apply: www.broward.org/careers

Be advised that during emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers.  County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES  
 



 
Position: Broward County Libraries - Multiple Positions
Organization: Broward County Board of Commissioners
Location: Fort Lauderdale,  FL 
United States
Salary: (dependent upon classification and qualifications)
Posting Start Date: 6/20/2022
Date Posted: 6/24/2022
Requirements LIBRARY REGIONAL MANAGER – AFRICAN - AMERICAN RESEARCH LIBRARY & CULTURAL CENTER
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Master's degree from a college or university in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or field relevant to area of assignment. (Master's degree must be from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association depending upon area of assignment).

Requires five (5) years of professional library experience or experience relevant to area of assignment; including four (4) years of relevant supervisory experience.
Preferences:
  • Master's degree or higher in Education or related field that is separate but relevant from the Minimum Qualifications. (I.e. Public Administration, Social Work, Business Administration).
  • ALA Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Post Master Certificates in related fields
  • Certificate in Library Leadership and Management
  • Two (2) or more years' of Grant Writing Implementation
  • Two (2) or more years' experience in Partnerships
  • Four (4) or more years' experience in Project Management
  • Knowledge of African and African American history, culture and literature including the Caribbean and African Diaspora
  • Four (4) or more years' experience managing and/or developing a system-wide plan of service for programs and services
  • Two or more years experience in establishing effective relationships with vendors, donors, organizations, educational institutions to further organizational goals
  • Two or more years experience in archival and museum standards, trends, and best practices
COMMUNITY LIBRARY MANAGER , SENIOR FULL TIME
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
 
Requires a Master's degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or closely related field.
 
Requires four (4) years professional library experience, including two (2) years managing a section/branch and two (2) years supervisory experience.
 
Preferences:
  • Master's degree or higher in Education or related field that is separate but relevant from the Minimum Qualifications.
  • ALA Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Post Master Certificates in Librarianship
  • Post Master's Certificate in Leadership
  • Certificate in Library Leadership and Management
  • 3 years' Project Planning Experience
  • 1 year Grants Writing Experience
COMMUNITY LIBRARY MANAGER FULL TIME
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Requires a Master's degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or closely related field.

Requires three (3) years of professional library experience including administrative aspects such as: management of facilities, documentation of incidents, preparation of statistical and narrative reports, and building community partnerships and outreach programs including two (2) years lead work/supervisory experience.

Preferences:
 
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, nights, and
  • weekends
  • Master's degree or higher in Education or related field that is separate but relevant from
  • the Minimum Qualifications. (i.e. Public Administration, Social Work, Business Administration)
  • ALA Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Post Master Certificates in Librarianship
  • Certificate in Library Leadership and Management
  • 3 years Project Management Experience
  • 1 year Grant Writing Experience
LIBRARIAN, SUPERVISOR FULL TIME
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

 
Requires a Master's degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or closely related field.

Requires two (2) years of professional library experience providing services to all ages including one (1) year of lead work/supervisory experience.

Preferences:
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, nights, and weekends
  • Master's degree or higher in Education or related field that is separate but relevant from the Minimum Qualifications
  • ALA Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Post Master Certification in Librarianship
  • Certificate in Library Leadership and Management
  • 2 years Project Planning Experience
  • 2 years Grants Writing Experience
  • 2 years or more experience planning and implementing public programs and outreach 
  • 2 years or more experience forming and maintaining partnerships with community groups and other County agencies  
LIBRARIAN, SENIOR – MAIN LIBRARY CREATION STATION BUSINESS
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
 
Requires a Master's degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or closely related field.

Requires one (1) year of library experience providing services to all ages.

Preferences:
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, nights, and weekends
  • Master's degree or higher in Business or related field that is separate but relevant from the Minimum Qualifications
  • ALA Leadership Certificate
  • Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute Certificate 
  • Post Master's Certification in Librarianship
  • Post Master's Certificate in Leadership
  • Certificate in Library Leadership and Management
  • One (1) year experience with software CAD, Adobe Creative Cloud, QuickBooks 
  • One (1) year Project Planning experience
  • One (1) year Grants Writing Experience
  • One (1) year experience providing service, resources, and programs to entrepreneurs and small business
LIBRARIAN FULL TIME & PART TIME - 19
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Master's degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or closely related field.

Preferences:
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, nights, and weekends
  • Master's degree or higher in Education or related field that is separate but relevant from the Minimum Qualifications
  • ALA Leadership Certificate
  • Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute Certificate
  • Post Master Certificate in Librarianship
  • Six (6) months or more experience in Grants Writing Experience
  • Six (6) months or more experience in Project Planning Experience
These announcements will remain active until a sufficient number of applications has been received and may close at any time.

How to Apply: www.broward.org/careers

Be advised that during emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers.  County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

BROWARD COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND PROVIDER OF SERVICES  
 

 
Status: This listing expires on: 9/22/2022
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Organization Information
Name:
Broward County Board of Commissioners
Address:
100 S. Andrews Avenue

Fort Lauderdale,  FL 33301
United States
Email:
libraries-HumanRes@broward.org
Phone:
(954) 357-7047
Fax:
(954) 357-9705
Contact:
Libraries Human Resources