Library Manager - Temp - Job Details

Job Details

Career Title: Library Manager - Temp
NAICS Code: Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation (71)
Job Term: Full-time
Modified Date: Jun 24, 2020
Recruiter: Redwater Public Library
Description: The Town of Redwater Library Board is currently seeking:

A Library Manager –Maternity leave replacement (32 hrs / week)
*This is a temporary position (8 months with the possibility of extension) *
Start date as early as September 2020

Do you love working with people and making a difference in your community? We are looking for an energetic, dedicated individual to join our team!

The Library appreciates the interest of all applicants; however only those applicants who are chosen for an interview will be contacted.
Compensation commensurate with experience.
Closing date: July 10, 2020 or until a suitable candidate has been found.
Please forward cover letter and resume to:
Qualifications: What we are looking for:
• Strong interpersonal skills with an enthusiasm for literacy, learning, community building.
• Management of library staff and volunteers
• An understanding of finances, budgeting, and strategic planning
• Maintenance of statistical data, financial reporting, and grant applications
• Creation of monthly and annual reports for the Library Board
• Ability to plan and facilitate classes and events for patrons of all ages
• Proficiency with current technologies and able to assist patrons with a wide range of information resources and devices (print and electronic).
• Experience in the use of Microsoft Office programs, web-based applications, and other services
necessary for circulation, collection development, online communication, electronic ordering, and accounting.
• Strong supervisory, organizational, communication, presentation, teaching, and collaboration
• Effective and creative problem solving and trouble-shooting skills.
• Accountability to Library Board for the efficient operation of the library
• A commitment to upholding the Canadian Federation of Library Associations position statements on Intellectual Freedom and on Diversity and Inclusion is essential.
• Formal training/experience in libraries or community programming preferred.

Successful candidates will be required to:
• Provide an RCMP Criminal Record check with a Vulnerable Persons check.
• Provide at least two work references and one personal reference.
Salary: Compensation commensurate with experience.
Education: High School Diploma or higher
Category: Libraries and Information
Job Expiry Date: Jul 10, 2020
Company: Redwater Public Library
City: Redwater, Alberta
Postal code: T0A 2W0
Country: Canada