Downtown Services Manager

Akron-Summit County Public Library - Akron, OH3.7

Full-time$33 an hour
Date: October 14, 2019
Location: Main Library - (Public Services)
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours), including evening and weekend hours, not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 18, $32.56/hourly, (Exempt)

Performs a variety of administrative duties as related to the management of Main Library; participates in the selection process for all professional positions in Main Library divisions, the Electronic Service department and Events department; provides direction, motivation and supervision to and reviews the performance of the agency supervisors of the above locations and conducts regular group and individual meetings with the same; develops and conducts orientation and training for direct reports; supervises, reviews, and directs the work of the Administrative Assistant to Public Services; supervises the development of Main Library programs and services; develops general and detailed plans for administering the day-to-day operation of Main Library public service; assists in interviewing, selecting, and training of substitute employees; provides substitutes as needed to maintain appropriate staffing levels; participates in the budgeting process and oversees, allocates, and assigns the Main Library public services budget; and performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Demonstrated ability to direct and assess the work of others; demonstrated comprehensive and broad knowledge of the principles and practices of library science as they apply to the management of public libraries; demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective, collaborative working relationships with coworkers, customers, and professionals with community groups and organizations; demonstrated ability to assess community needs as related to public library programs and services. A Master of Library Science degree issued from an ALA accredited school of Library and Information Science; extensive professional experience at the manager level or above; extensive public librarianship experience required. Ohio Public Librarian Certification preferred.

Application Deadline
Open Until Filled

For consideration, applicants must either submit a resume or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street, Akron, OH