Phoenix Public Library is seeking experienced, innovative, community-oriented, and technically proficient leaders to manage a branch library or a section at the Central Library. The system consists of 16 branches and the Burton Barr Central Library. Responsibilities include creating and implementing innovative service delivery programs in a customer focused environment, effectively working with community organizations, motivating and leading staff toward fulfilling the goals of the Phoenix Public Library's strategic plan, providing effective service delivery to diverse populations, and thinking and working independently. The candidate will have the technical aptitude to learn and use new technology and cloud hosted services/solutions, digitally fluent, tech savvy and passionate about promoting digital fluency and technology skills in others. 

General supervision is received from a Regional Manager, Deputy Director or the City Librarian through a review of plans, budgets, programs, and reports and conferences concerning difficult or unusual problems.  Currently there is one vacancy located at the Desert Broom Branch.  This recruitment may be used by the Library Department for any current or future vacancies over the life of the eligible list.


Recruitment closes June 3, 2019. All materials must be received by 11:59 p.m. on this date.


$54,392 - $81,245 annually. Candidates may be hired up to $81,245 depending upon qualifications. 

A comprehensive benefits package is offered which includes traditional pension with employer and employee contributions; choice of medical HMO, PPO, or HSA plan; dental; vision; life insurance; long-term disability; 401(a) and 457 plans; medical enrollment includes a monthly $150 City contribution to a Post-Employment Health Plan; bus/light rail pass; tuition reimbursement program; paid time off includes 11.5 paid holidays, 12 vacation days, and 15 sick days.  For more details, visit:  Unit 7 Benefits


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – The job requirements listed above, plus:


Apply online at by completing the required information and attaching, as one document, your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. Only the highest qualified may be posted to the eligible to hire list.

YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT.  Only online applications are accepted for this position.  The results of the resume screening process will be sent to your primary email address.


Job Code #30230, ID# 05/06/19

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