The branch manager is responsible for day-to-day operations at the branch housing the JRVLS bookmobile. The branch manager is responsible for employee supervision, scheduling of the bookmobile, requesting supplies and library materials, and for other issues at the branch that may not require attention for library administration. The branch manager is directly under the supervision of library administration (Director & Assistant Director) and is part of the administrative team.
Depending on experience.
Varies, Monday-Friday-some Saturdays.
Excellent customer service skills
Strong leadership ability
General computer and library knowledge
Ability to work independently
Must be comfortable working with children
Must be open to exchanging the occasional weekend or evening shift
Ability to multi-task
Must be detail oriented
Must be dependable
Willingness to learn
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Patron Services & Circulation Desk
Able to serve at any JRVLS circulation desk
Knowledge of all JRVLS policies and patron service procedures
Efficient in the use of ILS software
Able to accurately shelve materials using Dewey Decimal System call numbers
Provide friendly and effective patron service
Proficient at finding information requested by patrons
Conduct shelf reading, cleaning, and other tasks as needed
Assist patrons with computer use, including e-mail set-up, Internet searching, and Office programs
Assist patrons with e-reader devices and other technologies
Able to use microfilm reader and photocopy machine
May assist with cataloging duties as assigned
Encouraged to learn to drive the Bookmobile and participate regularly in Bookmobile runs
Obtain outside maintenance services as needed, including the scheduling of routine maintenance
Report Bookmobile maintenance issues to the Library Director
Create Bookmobile routes and schedules
Communicate effectively with school personnel regarding schedules, changes, etc.
Communicate effectively with Bookmobile patrons regarding overdues, etc.
Manage reserve requests
Mail materials as needed to Bookmobile patrons
Engage in collection development for Bookmobile
Rotate Bookmobile collection for maximum freshness and effectiveness