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Branch Manager, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne IN

Branch Manager (full-time)
Aboite Branch
Allen County Public Library

RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage the staff and collection of a beautiful, creatively-designed branch in a community of library users. This 12,500 square foot building houses a collection of 70,000+ items circulating over 500,000 items annually. Continue to introduce new ideas and approaches to delivering library services and materials. Enhance the full range of services which the branch now offers including public access computers and children’s programing. Lead, train, supervise and evaluate a staff of 8.5. Participate actively in system-wide concerns as well as branch activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited master of library science degree and three to five years of library experience, some of which is in supervision. Ability to respond to community needs and effectively design, implement and promote services and programs. Open and positive public service orientation. Ability to lead and motivate staff to provide positive, superior customer service. Cooperative spirit, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Schedule will include day, evening and weekend hours.

PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required.

COMPENSATION: Salary range minimum $48,503.94 and up, depending on experience. Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability plans. Cumulative sick leave. Library-paid retirement fund. Personal business leave. Four weeks vacation. Deferred compensation plan (457). Federal credit union. Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Variety of voluntary insurance plans. Flexible spending account. Free parking. Relocation allowance.

APPLICATION: To complete an application for this position, please visit our website: Please attach to your application a resume and include the names of three professional references in the resume.