Librarian IV - Public Services Administrator
Company: City of New Haven
Location: New Haven
Posted on: September 18, 2023
Are you ready to be part of a visionary team that is
transforming lives and building a strong, informed community for
tomorrow? The New Haven Free Public Library is seeking a passionate
and innovative Librarian IV to lead and manage our library system's
critical components. As the incumbent, you will have a unique
opportunity to oversee neighborhood branch libraries, the Young
Minds and Family Learning department, and coordinate mobile library
services like the Bookmobile and Book Bike to engage community
members across the City of New Haven.
In this assignment, incumbent:
Collaborates with the City Librarian and the other public services
administrators to provide consistent and effective oversight and
management of the Library.
Oversees the development of services and programming for adults
system-wide. Provides direct supervision to the managers of the
Adult Services at Ives Main and Ives Squared departments; coaches,
develops, and ensures effective performance of these
Coordinates the Library's customer experience program. Engages
staff throughout the library system in the development and
implementation of initiatives and programs to improve the set of
experiences for library patrons.
Has lead responsibility for the Library's Communications and
Marketing Program. Oversees the budget for this program.
Develops and issues promotional materials for the Library's
programs. Prepares standard outreach packets. Works in
collaboration with the Library Foundation on the development of
Uses the ongoing analysis of library statistics to reach new
patrons and identify new opportunities for community
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS include:
Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library
Association accredited library school (or its foreign equivalent);
and a minimum of 6-10 years of experience in professional library
work; including three years of experience in an administrative or
supervisory capacity; or the necessary knowledge, abilities and
skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited
Extensive knowledge of the principles and techniques of library
organization and management;
Considerable knowledge of library personnel administration;
Considerable knowledge of library and city fiscal and budgetary
Ability to communicate effectively in representing the library's
vision, mission, and values to the public;
Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of library
Extensive, demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices
of effective library service, library organization and management,
and human resource management.
Knowledge and experience in communications, marketing, and public
Experience in grant writing and grant management.
Experience with graphic design, website management, and the
development of promotional materials using a variety of software
Experience in social media and with digital technology, including
emerging technologies such as makerspaces and data analysis
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:
In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the
posting period via the online application portal.
1) Go to https://www.jobapscloud.com/oec/NewHaven/
2) First-time users will click "New User Registration" and create
your Applicant Profile
3) Click on available job postings and Apply Online. You will need
a valid, working email address to apply.
Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by
email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid
email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or
junk, for correspondence from our department.
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application
process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email
Accepting applications through 09/24/23; may be extended.
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