TITLE: Library Services Manager
LIBRARY: Rowan Public Library
CITY: China Grove, NC
NOTE: Established in 1911, Rowan Public Library is a progressive three branch system consisting of the Library Headquarters in Salisbury, Frank T. Tadlock South Rowan Regional Library in China Grove, and East Branch in Rockwell. RPL has a very active Friends of Rowan Public Library and strong Rowan Public Library Foundation. Located in the heart of North Carolina’s Piedmont, Rowan County is attractively and conveniently nestled between Charlotte and Raleigh. It is home to Dan Nicholas Park, NC Transportation Museum, Lazy 5 Ranch and Waterworks Visual Arts Center. China Grove is located in southern Rowan County and has a population of just over 4,000. It is 11 miles from Salisbury, the County seat and 11 miles from Rockwell. Rockwell has a population over just over 2,000 and is 9 nine miles from Salisbury.
SALARY: Starting Salary $46,200 – 50,900 (commensurate with experience).
QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school, two years experience in a public library, one of which has been in a supervisory capacity, a valid driver’s license and excellent customer service and managerial skills. All degrees must be from an accredited college or university.
Requires a thorough knowledge of principles and practices of library science, library techniques, systems, and procedures; ability to use specialized library methods and principles in bibliography, cataloging, classification, circulation, and reference services; ability to plan and direct the work of lower level library personnel; and the ability to plan, program, supervise, and participate in a variety of relevant library programs and activities.
DUTIES: Manages the South Rowan Regional Library and East Branch Library; coordinates training and evaluation of system-wide customer service; plans, organizes, and directs provision of services and operations for branch libraries; responsible for the overall direction and development of the Library’s customer and marketing services; participates on the Library Management Team; supervises, trains, and evaluates Librarians and support staff; develops administrative policies and procedures; and provides personal assistance to users in pursuit of information; evening and weekend work required.
AVAILABLE: Position available immediately.
APPLY BY: Position open until filled.
HOW TO APPLY: Submit application to Rowan County Human Resources, 130 W. Innes St., Salisbury, NC 28144. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed Rowan County application.
Applications are available at www.rowancountync.gov/hr
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Rowan County Human Resources, 704-216-8101
Rowan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Rowan County administers pre-employment Drug Tests, Conducts Criminal Background Investigations, and Driving History