City of Wichita Falls Librarian III - Assistant Administrator/Information Services in Wichita Falls, Texas
The purpose of this position is to oversee one or more major areas or functions of the library. This includes supervising the daily operations of the Reference and Youth departments, monitoring and evaluating the development and implementation of library programs and the library’s webpages. This position supervises and evaluates subordinate staff, and oversees the library volunteer program. Sound working knowledge of department policies and procedures is required in order to regularly manage the library in the absence of the Administrator and to participates in the hiring process, as well in scheduling of staff and the disciplinary process. This position involves the training of all new hires in best practices at the Information desks. General reference and information services will be provided at the various service desks as required. Other duties include coordinating activities with other departments, developing goals, polices and procedures, and providing input to and monitoring library budgets. Some evening and weekend shifts are required. Experience in working with computers is highly desirable, as are excellent communication and organizational skills.
Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field. Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Masters degree-level of study, examples include a P.E., Law Degree, or CPA.
Over three years up to and including five years
Work requires supervising and monitoring performance for a regular group of employees or division including providing input on hiring/disciplinary actions and work objectives/effectiveness, performance evaluations, and realigning work as needed. A first line supervisor typically performs these functions.
Human Collaboration Skills
Work may require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies. Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement. Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas.
Freedom to Act
Receives General Direction: The employee normally performs the job by following established standard operating procedures and/or policies. There is a choice of the appropriate procedure or policy to apply to duties. Performance is reviewed periodically.
Skilled: Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization.
Prepares budget/fiscal documents; and does research to justify language used in documents for a unit or division of a department. May recommend budget/fiscal allocations.
Advanced – Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Intermediate – Ability to deal with system of real numbers; practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Intermediate – Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, expositions, and summaries with proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in high school up to college. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
Certification & Other Requirements
Master degree level of study in Library Science or Information Science preferred.
Position Number: A1412Z
Working Job Title: Librarian III - Assistant Administrator/Information Services
Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Beginning Annual: 39,476.32
Ending Annual: 60,064.16
Beginning Hourly: 18.979
Ending Hourly: 28.877
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Driver's License: Yes
Type of License: C
Posting Date: 02/23/2018
Essential Function: Manage the library in the absence of the Library Administrator. Effectively advocate for the library by explaining services, programs, policies and procedures to community at large. Negotiate and resolve disputes arising from fines and/or fees assessed on overdue accounts, respond promptly to complaints and/or compliments. Provide general reference and informational services at either Youth Desk or at Service Desk by assisting customers in locating materials, performing readers advisory, demonstrating knowledge of current literature and the library collection, assisting with computer use and providing basic instruction as required, operating and troubleshooting equipment.
Physical strength for this position: S
Standing: Communicating with co-workers, Observing work duties, Observing work site, Making presentations
Standing Frequency: F
Fine Dexterity: Telephone keypad, Computer keyboard, Calibrating equipment
Fine Dexterity Frequency: C
Walking: To other departments/offices/office equipment, Around work site
Walking Frequency: F
Lifting: Supplies, Equipment, Files
Lifting Frequency: F
Carrying: Supplies, Equipment, Files
Carrying Frequency: F
Sitting: Desk Work, Meetings, Driving
Sitting Frequency: F
Reaching: For supplies and files
Reaching Frequency: O
Handling Frequency: C
Kneeling: Filing in lower drawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground
Kneeling Frequency: O
Crawling Frequency: R
Pushing/Pulling: File drawers, Tables and chairs, Equipment
Pushing/Pulling Frequency: O
Climbing: Stairs, Ladder, Step stool, Onto Equipment
Climbing Frequency: R
Vision: Reading, Computer Screen, Observing worksite, Driving
Vision Frequency: C
Foot Controls: None
Foot Controls Frequency: N
Balancing: On Ladder, on step stool, on equpment
Balancing Frequency: R
Bending: Filing in lower drawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground, Making repairs
Bending Frequency: O
Crouching: Filing in lower drawers, Retrieving items from lower shelves/ground
Crouching Frequency: O
Hearing: Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public, listening to equipment
Hearing Frequency: C
Twisting: From computer to telephone,
Twisting Frequency: O
Talking: Communicating via telephone/radio, to co-workers/public
Talking Frequency: F
Other (specified if applicable): None
Other Frequency: N
Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software, and Hardware:Computers, printers and related software, copier, fax machine, check signing equipment.: Computers, printers and related software, copier, fax machine, audio visual equipment, cash register, microfilm equipment
Extreme Temperatures: N
Respiratory Hazards: N
Noise and Vibration: N
Physical Hazards: N
Mechanical Hazards: N
Chemical Hazards: N
Electrical Hazards: N
Fire Hazards: N
Communicable Diseases: R
Physical Danger or Abuse: N
Protective Equipment Required: N/A
Time Pressure: O
Frequent Change of Tasks: O
Performing Multiple Tasks Simultaneously: O
Tedious or Exacting Work: O
Noisy/Distracting Environment: R
Emergency Situation: R
Irregular Work Schedule/Overtime: R
Working Closely with Others as Part of a Team: F
Other (see below): N
Other Non-Physical Demand: none
Primary Work Location: Office Environment