ASSISTANT LIBRARY DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

General Statement of Duties: Responsible for planning and coordinating outreach services and assisting the Library Director with the daily operations of the library and serving in the capacity of Director in his/her absence

Supervision received: Under general supervision of the Library Director

Supervision Exercised: Directly manages and supervises the Outreach Driver Librarian and Outreach Services Assistant. Assists in leadership and supervision of all library personnel, contractual employees, and volunteers

Reports to: Library Director Department: Library

EXAMPLES OF WORK

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Requires a four year college degree, ALA-accredited Master’s degree preferred and a minimum of 3 years of library experience with 2 years of management/supervisory experience. Proficiency in public contact work and computer skills.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Knowledge

Skills and Abilities

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

ENVIRONMENTAL WORK CONDITIONS

Work is primarily performed in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is typically quiet and typically will not require shouting to be heard above the ambient noise level. Duties require extended periods of standing, walking, sitting, and talking or hearing. Duties require occasional periods of climbing or balancing, pulling/pushing items, lifting/carrying

items, keyboarding, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling. Weights up to 50 pounds are encountered. Vision requirements include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Work, such as emptying the outside book drop, or loading and unloading personal vehicles or the bookmobile, may be performed throughout the year and is subject to conditions such as high or low temperatures, rain/snow, or slick walking surfaces. Reading materials and verbal instructions require complex interpretation. Hazards are considered minor and controllable, but may include exposure to human error and angry/hostile humans. Must be able to transport oneself to work-related meetings, workshops, conferences, etc.

Required to work in close quarters – 8’ x 20’; possibly without heat or air conditioning. No immediate access to restrooms when on the bookmobile.

CLARIFICATION CLAUSE

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

This job description is not intended, and should not be constructed to be, a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reasonable outline of those principle job elements essential in making a hiring decision, a compensation decision, and for job performance.

This job description, nor any other communication by management representative, is not intended to, in any way, create nor constitute a Contract of Employment. Furthermore, it does not change the status as an “at will” employee. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Approved By MMPL Board of Trustees: February 25, 2019; June 24, 2019; August 26, 2019; October 28, 2019

Date Reviewed/Revised: February 18, 2019; June 21, 2019; August 22, 2019, October 23, 2019