NATURE OF WORK
This is responsible professional work at the administrative level of the library system.
Work involves interpretation and implementation of all library policies, staffing, and supervision of major division offices and coordination of support services within the library system and with other agencies.
Work is subject to review for the attainment of desired management objectives and conformity with established policies and procedures.
Supervises and assists in maintaining controls for all library budgetary codes.
Serves as library staff officer for contacts and communication services within the county library system and the community at large.
Attends a variety of governmental and library meetings, conferences, and hearings to present recommendations, acquire information, and interpret library policies.
Assists subordinate librarians in planning, coordinating, and organizing specific functional, programmatic, and physical aspects of library services and facilities.
Conducts assigned library research, procedural and administrative studies; prepares reports relative to recommended solutions or courses of action; devises operating forms and procedures.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of professional library principles, practices, and techniques.
Thorough knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the field of library science and administration appropriate to the level of specialization.
Thorough knowledge of the principles of management, supervision, and organization and their application to the administration of library affairs.
Considerable knowledge of research techniques and the sources and availability of current information.
Knowledge of the planning and construction of library facilities.
Ability to analyze a variety of administrative problems, to make sound recommendations as to their solution, and to prepare working procedures.
Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of subordinates.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of BrowardCounty's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in library science, accounting, finance, public/business administration, or related field; six (6) years of experience in administrative aspects of the area of assignment to include four (4) years of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E01/91; R01/95; R10/05