DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves responsibility for assigned phases of library administration and services. Work is performed in accordance with prescribed policy with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative. As with the Library Director II this position involves professional librarian activities as well as administration, and power to act for the Library Director when delegated to do so. Work is performed under general direction of a Library Director II. Supervision is exercised over the work of subordinate library personnel. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of modern principles and practices of library science; thorough knowledge of the applications of computer technology to library operations; thorough knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies, aims and services; good knowledge of library administration practices; good oral communication skills with both individuals and groups; ability to carry out library policies; ability to train and supervise library staff; ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of others; ability to express ideas clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to read, comprehend and conduct research studies; ability to comprehend users' needs quickly and accurately; ability to exercise leadership and motivate others; ability to establish effective working relationships with community organizations; tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and public.
NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
12/99; 11/05; 1/09; 3/10