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Multiple Positions, Sno-Isle Libraries, Multiple Locations, WA

Open Positions:

  • Library Manager II
  • Records Management Specialist
  • Librarian (Children's)
  • Public Services Assistant I

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Library Manager II
Location: Arlington
Pay Range: $6,805.07 - $9,458.80 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 18394

Closing Date: September 19, 2019

Sno-Isle Libraries seeks a self-motivated professional who is an innovative thinker and a strong communicator for the position of Arlington Library Manager. This position will provide leadership and support to the Arlington staff and volunteers to ensure that resources and services align with community needs and the Library's strategic priorities.

Job Summary
The Library Manager II position is responsible for ensuring effective operations and services in an assigned community library or Library on Wheels and Outreach Services.

Essential Functions
Manage the library or Library on Wheels to provide effective and efficient services to its customers. Included are such actions as: planning, developing, and directing programs that serve the needs of the library's service areas and promote the mission and objectives of the Library District; directing the operation of facilities and equipment, and arranging for maintenance and repairs as required; directing and performing effective information services and reader's advisory for the Library District.  

Provide effective direction to assigned library staff. This includes such actions as: interviewing, selecting, and training staff; scheduling and assigning staff to tasks and services; coaching staff and arranging for or giving continuing training; applying Library District personnel policies and procedures to such matters as granting and scheduling of leave, resolving grievances and discipline matters; and promoting or terminating staff members.

Assure the fiscal soundness of operations to include developing budgets for operations, staffing, training, equipment, and short and long range capital acquisitions; negotiating and obtaining budget approval from local government officials; monitoring expenditures compared to budget and taking necessary corrective action; directing daily accounting for library cash transactions; reviewing and approving purchases.

Perform effective community relations and library promotion activities to enhance the public stature and usefulness of the library to its communities. Included are presentations and business negotiations with local government officials as well as presentations to a wide variety of organizations in the public to promote the library and its programs.

Address disruptive customer issues to include all behaviors which disrupt other customers or staff and take appropriate action.

Perform effective library collection management to provide for a materials collection appropriate for the needs and interests of the library's customers. Included are such actions as: researching customer interests, materials availability, and collection content; implementing a collection maintenance plan.

Records Management Specialist
Location: Service Center (Marysville)
Pay Range: $35.05 - $48.54 Hourly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 18486

Closing Date: September 8, 2019

Job Summary
Manage the development, administration, and maintenance of the Library District's Records Management Program to ensure records management activities are performed in accordance with state record retention requirements and procedures. Plan, develop and implement records retention schedules and management procedures for storage, tracking, retrieval, destruction, filming, electronic imaging of all official records, and respond to public records requests for Sno-Isle Libraries.

Essential Functions
Oversee the Library's records management program of electronic and paper-based information  ensuring confidentiality and maintenance of records retention and destruction programs in compliance with established policies and procedures including Federal, State and local laws.

Work with all departments to develop and implement system-wide records management procedures, record retention schedules, and practices.

Administer the Library's records management policies, procedures, and electronic applications, ensuring system security and adherence to retention schedules.

Implement and manage an Enterprise Content Management System (ECM).

Identify appropriate records management resources; design and develop filing systems; establish retention and disposal instructions.

Advise on new records management policies, providing framework to guide staff in the management of records and use of the records system.

Provide and coordinate training to staff about records management to minimize staff time in determining disposal of records.

Respond to public records requests within guidelines established by the Washington State Public Records Act and the courts.

Advise on complex legal and regulatory issues involving judgments in areas such as Freedom of Information Act and other national or state legislation.

Librarian (Children's)
Location: Marysville
Pay Range: $5,425.33 - $7,486.27 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Job Requisition: 18240

Closing Date: September 3, 2019

This full-time Children's Librarian position will have a focus on providing programming for children's services and may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs. Candidates who are bi-lingual or multi-lingual are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary
Provides professional information services, instruction, reader's advisory, and programming services for library customers at various locations.

Essential Functions
Provides professional research assistance to customers, either in-person, over the phone, or electronically.

Assists with collection maintenance duties for materials and resources in various formats.

Develops and presents various library programs with a focus on children ( early literacy, educators. parents and caregivers.)  

Creates and curates online content to meet community needs and interests.

Assists in development and evaluation of library services in line with the strategic focus.

Represent the library to a wide variety of community groups.

Public Services Assistant I
Location: Mill Creek
Pay Range: $17.58 - $24.18
Hours per week: 15
Job Requisition: 18276

Closing Date: August 30, 2019

This position works a 15-hour per week schedule which may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

Job Summary
Perform basic public service and library support tasks at one or more community libraries or Library on Wheels to contribute to their effective operation.

Essential Functions
Provide assistance at the library circulation desk, answers phones, checks library materials in and out, registers customers for library cards, and orders various library materials.

Assist customers with self-checkout machines and answers questions in the hold areas.

Return library materials to proper locations and supports circulation duties.

Provide assistance to library customers with basic reference questions.

Respond to technical services calls and assists with problems with the fax machines, public copiers, pay-for-print stations, vending machines, and printers.

Submit and monitor technical reports for library technology service issues.

Perform other public service and general clerical support tasks as assigned.

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