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Branch Library Manager - Mount Airy Public Library, Northwestern Regional Library

Description:

Oversees building maintenance, manages employees, completes monthly and annual reports, attends workshops, oversees marketing/advertising, oversees and executes public programs, builds and maintains collections, collaborates with friends of the library, works with and regularly attends meetings of local advisory board, communicates effectively with elected officials, and reports to the Director of Libraries. Meets regularly with Region Administration and attends Regional Branch Manager meetings. The ideal candidate will have a cooperative spirit within the Mount Airy community, Surry County, and the Northwestern Regional Library system. Must be able to promote teamwork, must have excellent communication skills, customer service skills, and a good understanding of a wide range of computer applications and internet use. Promotes library services throughout the region. Performs library tasks including book circulation, readers’ advisory, shelving, and reference. Must have a flexible schedule. Additional duties may be assigned. Work is performed under the direction of the Northwestern Regional Library Director.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with three to five years of experience in a public library and management; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. Must be aware of and ready to implement library innovations in the constantly changing field of librarianship.