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Job Description:

  • 1) Plans and administers program of library services: Submits recommendations on library policies and services to governing body, such as board of directors or board of trustees, and implements policy decisions.

  • 2) Analyzes, selects, and executes recommendations of personnel, such as department chiefs or branch supervisors.

  • 3) Coordinates activities of branch or departmental libraries.

  • 4) Analyzes and coordinates departmental budget estimates and controls expenditures to administer approved budget.

  • 5) Reviews and evaluates orders for books and audiovisual materials.

  • 6) Examines trade publications and materials, interviews publishers' representatives, and consults with others to select materials.

  • 7) Administers personnel regulations, interviews and appoints job applicants, rates staff performance, and promotes and discharges employees.

  • 8) Plans and conducts staff meetings and participates in community and professional meetings to discuss and act on library problems.

  • 9) Delivers book reviews and lectures to publicize library activities and services.

  • 10) Provides library public relations services.

  • 11) May examine and select materials to be discarded, repaired, or replaced.

  • 12) May be designated according to governmental subdivision served as City-Library Director; County-Library Director.




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DOT:   100.117-010

Job Number: 5887