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Library Manager II, Sno-Isle Libraries Granite Falls, WA


The Library Manager II position is responsible for ensuring effective operations and services in an assigned community library or Library on Wheels and Outreach Services. This position will work with people from diverse backgrounds, build and maintain relationships with community leaders, and identify ways to best meet diverse customer needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage the library or Library on Wheels to provide effective and efficient services that reflect the diversity of our communities and provide equity of access to its customers. Included are such actions as: planning, developing, and directing programs that serve the needs of the library’s service areas and promote the mission and objectives of the Library District; directing the operation of facilities and equipment, and arranging for maintenance and repairs as required; directing and performing effective information services and reader’s advisory for the Library District.  
  • Provide effective direction to assigned library staff. This includes such actions as: interviewing, selecting, and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to tasks and services; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training; applying Library District personnel policies and procedures to such matters as granting and scheduling of leave, resolving grievances and discipline matters; and promoting or terminating staff members.
  • Assure the fiscal soundness of operations to include developing budgets for operations, staffing, training, equipment, and short and long range capital acquisitions; negotiating and obtaining budget approval from local government officials; monitoring expenditures compared to budget and taking necessary corrective action; directing daily accounting for library cash transactions; reviewing and approving purchases.
  • Perform effective community relations and library promotion activities to enhance the public stature and usefulness of the library to its communities. Included are presentations and business negotiations with local government officials as well as presentations to a wide variety of organizations in the public to promote the library and its programs.
  • Address disruptive customer issues to include all behaviors which disrupt other customers or staff and take appropriate action.
  • Perform effective library collection management to provide for a materials collection appropriate for the needs and interests of the library’s customers. Included are such actions as: researching customer interests, materials availability, and collection content; implementing a collection maintenance plan.
  • Library on Wheels: drive large vehicles such as the Bookmobile and delivery vans to various outreach sites such as home visits, senior centers, and childcare facilities.

How to Apply:

The original job posting with full description can be found here. Apply using the job portal found there.