Library Services Manager Recruitment Now OPEN through March 10th!
Situated between rolling hills and the San Francisco Bay, the Berkeley Public Library, established in 1893, has a Central Library and four branches, Tool Lending Library & Adult Literacy program. For its population size, Berkeley Public Library is one of the most heavily used public libraries in California. The Berkeley Public Library supports the individual’s right to know by providing free access to information and developing collections and services that meet the needs of our diverse community. This is an especially exciting time for BPL as we have recently completed a $26 million branch project to renovate our four branch libraries and are now looking to makeover our Central Library which was constructed in 2002. Additionally, the Library is embarking on a new strategic planning process which will help determine the Library’s direction for the next 3 years.
The Berkeley Public Library is currently looking for a qualified and energetic candidate to lead Adult and Teen Services and Collection Development.
The Library Services Manager is considered a division head accountable for major system wide programs, services and operations. Responsibilities include; the oversight and supervision of all planning, budgeting, operations and personnel management activities in our Reference and Art & Music divisions as well as Teen Services and Collection Development. Additionally, this position establishes, directs, and maintains standards of service to adults and teens system-wide, including oversight of system-wide collection development/management, public events and programs, customer service standards, electronic resources, and outreach to adults and teens. If you are the type of leader that prefers to tackle challenges with innovative and creative ideas, this is the ideal opportunity for you.
Base Salary Range: $92,244-$111,168
Benefits: 100% Health Insurance; Delta Dental covers 90% of services with $2000 annual cap; Life Insurance with option to purchase supplemental coverage; two weeks vacation + 3 floating holidays and 1 week of administrative leave; drastically discounted health club membership and transit subsidies.
Library employees are included in CalPERS. Retirement formulas are dependent on individuals’ eligibility.
Join us in leading an experienced staff which possesses a diverse range of talents and specialties with a constant emphasis on the highest quality customer service to Library users, in a community that is passionately supportive of its public library.
Additional information including job and application requirements and salary and benefits info can be found at the City of Berkeley’s employment page at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/berkeley/default.cfm