Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Cleveland Public Library
A Five Star Library! The Cleveland Public Library is seeking a dynamic, strategic-minded and service focused professional to meet the Library's mission and exemplify its core values. This Full time management position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of a neighborhood branch library, supervising staff, performing community outreach and engagement efforts to increase the use of library services and programs and collaborating with other departments and staff.
Our Vision: Cleveland Public Library strives to be the driving force behind a powerful culture of learning that will inspire Clevelanders from all walks of life to continually learn, share, and seek out new knowledge in ways that are beneficial to themselves, their community, and the world.
Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in urban studies, nonprofit management, education, business, organizational leadership, or a related field is required; a master's degree is preferred. Ideal candidates will have a master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university.
Four years' supervisory experience, preferably in a union environment, is required. Two years' experience can be substituted for equivalent leadership experience in a community-based organization, professional association, or in a Cleveland Public Library lead worker capacity or equivalent. Two years' experience working for an organization that provides community-based services, preferably in an urban setting, is required.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Intermediate level Microsoft Office, excellent project management and presentation skills, the ability to operate job-related equipment and the ability to use mathematics to solve basic problems is required. The knowledge of library theory, standards, best practices, SIRSI workflows, collective bargaining agreements and familiarity with library branch collections is preferred.
United Church of Christ, National Setting
Cleveland Clinic Health System