Under general supervision, provides leadership and direction for staff in collection services which includes Cataloging, Interlibrary Loan and Receiving; plans, organizes and directs operations, including supervising staff; assists in the development of policy recommendations; assists in evaluating resources to increase effective customer access to library-owned materials and coordinates utilization of such resources.
This position will be housed primarily at the Library Service Center, 300 NE 50th Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.
This is a full-time position working 40 hours a week. Candidate must be available to work during library operating hours, which include evenings and weekends. This position will work one or more evenings per week and may include weekends.* This position is exempt from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The hiring rate for this position is $61,256.00 annually.
*Hours are subject to change according to the needs of the department.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited college or university in Library and Information Science; and
Two or more years of supervisory experience; and
One or more years of related experience with cataloging or receiving.
Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of:
Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting and program budget development and implementation.
Administration of staff and activities, either directly or through subordinate supervision.
Generally accepted cataloging practices and protocols.
Principles of library classification in public libraries.
Principles of subject analysis in public libraries.
Generally accepted cataloging rules/guidelines and data formatting protocols for library catalogs.
Library practices, policies, procedures and equipment.
Principles and practices of library science, technology, and management.
Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentation.
All computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job.
Planning, organizing, assigning, directing, reviewing, and evaluating the work of staff.
Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials.
Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment.
Analyzing and resolving office administrative situations.
Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
Using critical thinking-logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Communicating ideas and thoughts clearly and effectively to ensure understanding.
Using exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills that build and maintain strategic relationships with internal and external customers.
Hiring, motivating, developing and directing staff in a collaborative team environment.
Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials.
Maintaining professional objectivity when making decisions on materials dealing with controversial issues or when handling customer comments about library materials.