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Branch Manager
The Prince George's County Memorial Library System is currently seeking candidates to fill Branch Manager positions at multiple locations. Branch Managers are responsible for oversight of daily branch operations and supervising professional and paraprofessional staff. Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills that include writing, coaching, and presenting, creativity, and demonstrated values that support diversity and inclusion.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Oversee daily operations of the library branch (projects and initiatives, branch procedures, administrative tasks, Sunday Service, computer lab, special collections, etc.).
  • Supervise library branch staff; monitor and evaluate job performance; oversee staff training and development, as needed.
  • Collaborate with Talent and Culture on the issues of hiring, discharge, suspension, disciplinary action, performance evaluations, and the grievance process.
  • Provide reference, reader’s advisory, and computer assistance to library customers and provide instruction on the use of library catalog and databases.
  • Initiate and maintain community contacts and represent the Library in the community.
  • Maintain accurate statistics.
  • Act as Branch Friends liaison.
  • Oversee security guard procedures and practices.
  • Report and follow up on building maintenance issues.
  • Substitute in other branches. 
  • Monitor and follow professional and community developments affecting the library field and seek to continually improve performance. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.  
Position: Branch Manager
Organization: Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Location: Largo,  MD 
United States
Salary: Starting salary at $72k per year
Posting Start Date: 7/26/2022
Date Posted: 7/26/2022
Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
  • Three to five years of professional library experience including three years of supervisory experience.
  • Maryland Professional Public Librarian certificate upon hire or within six months of hire.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of public library services, customer service, technology, information services, adult services, youth services, as assigned.
  • Strong written and verbal communication as well as customer service skills.
  • Excellent organization, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Ability to work in a labor/management environment.
Additional Information:
  • Visit www.pgcmls.info and complete an online application.
  • https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=52027&clientkey=E1349AD3B2F6F06F5B19436266551521
  • Salary is competitive based on experience.
  • Candidates selected for hire will be required to work some evenings and weekends.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/24/2022
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Organization Information
Prince George's County Memorial Library System
9601 Capital Lane

Largo,  MD 20774
United States
(301) 699-3500
Juakeita Norman