Manager of Special Collections and Museum Services

Department: Directors Office

Location: Pueblo, CO

Do you enjoy being a part of a top-tier organization with a meaningful mission that offers an outstanding workplace? Pueblo City-County Library District has had the honor of receiving three distinguished awards in 2018 – the ELGL Leslie B. Knope Best Public Library in America award, the IMLS National Medal, and the 2018 Colorado Library of the Year!  PCCLD has an exciting opening for a Manager of Special Collections and Museum Services!

The Manager of Special Collections and Museum Services takes the lead in maintaining and expanding accessibility of the local history and archival collections of the library, a small museum and theatre. The overall focus of this position is on positively impacting library visits, use of library collections, digital use and program attendance.

The Manager of Special Collections and Museum Services works directly with the Chief Operating Officer and reports to the Executive Director. The position manages a team of exempt and non-exempt staff and volunteers toward achieving desired results, works in collaboration with other library district managers, and builds good working relationships with outside agencies, schools, museums and funding sources. The position networks with outside professionals to stay current on relevant industry trends, provides assistance to library customers, and represents the library district’s ethics and values. The position provides excellent customer service demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with people regardless of age, race, sexual orientation, ability level or background.

 

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QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: The ideal candidate will possess a Master of Library Science, Museum Studies or Public History plus three years of related experience with demonstrated knowledge in identifying, collecting, organizing, and preserving archival materials or similar special collections, creating and maintaining museum exhibits, and producing related cultural and educational programs and events. Supervisory experience is preferred.

Skills and Abilities:  The ideal candidate will

The job also requires the temperament to work with people who can be upset or misbehaving in the library setting, and other diverse groups of people.

Other Requirements: Must pass a criminal background investigation. Must have good driving record, current Colorado Driver’s License and automobile insurance.

Salary Range is $47,112.00 - $70,720.00.