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The Putnam County Public Library is hiring for the position of Adult Reference Manager to help shape and promote the library’s community services and technology support models. This full-time position will involve managing a team of library professionals while collaborating across departments with other managers to support the development of new library initiatives.
The Adult Reference Manager oversees community help desk activities and services including (but not limited to):
managing collections, services, and activities within the library’s Adult Services area
coordinating and facilitating on-site patron technology support services with the library’s Technology Manager and technology team
assisting in the development and promotion of adult literacy programming
collection development and selection duties for various print and non-print collections
managing interlibrary loan processes
providing general reference assistance (locating materials, satisfying inquiries, and guiding patrons toward the use of appropriate tools and the development of essential literacy skills)
The Adult Reference Manager is also a part of the library’s management team and, as such, collaborates with other department heads as well as the library director through:
department head meetings
monthly department reports
occasional board presentations on department developments
occasional outreach opportunities within the community
Qualified candidates will have:
a bachelor’s degree in a related field
a master’s degree in library and/or information science (or candidates pursuing such a degree) preferred
background in collection development and selection for a variety of library material types preferred
library work experience preferred
strong technology skills (as both a user and a support professional)
a focus on and clear understanding of the 21st-century library ethos
Full Time w/benefits package
Some nights and weekends will be required
Salary range $15.00-$18.00/hour commensurate with experience and/or credentials
To inquire or apply, please fill out the form on this page.