Plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates comprehensive branch services and programs for customers of all ages in accordance with the Ocean County Library Mission, Goals, and Strategic Plan. This includes community outreach, working closely with the local Friends of the Library, participating in System-wide committees and initiatives, attending the monthly Branch Managers' meetings, supervising Principal librarians, a Supervising library assistant and other staff, interpreting and influencing policy, and acting as the general liaison between the Library Administration and local staff and Friends.
The Branch Manager is responsible for coaching and mentoring staff, writing performance reviews and other required reports, providing Reference and Reader's Advisory services, speaking to groups and community organizations, and championing the Diversity Initiative for inclusive service to the public.
The Branch Manager supervises budgeting, operations and personnel management of the Jackson Branch, ensures opportunities for continuing education and training, establishes individual performance goals and measurements and ensures compliance with the N.J. Department of Personnel regulations and the library's bargaining unit agreements.
The Branch Manager is the Supervising leader at the branch and ensures the facility is safe, welcoming, and a focal point of the community. In addition, the Branch Manager may participate in State or National library organizations. Solid communication and problem-solving skills, positive outlook, and leadership that produces goal based results are essential for success in this position.
See job specification for title code 03902.
New Jersey Librarian Certification
INTERESTED CANDIDATES IN STATE, COUNTY OR MUNICIPAL GOV'T SHOULD FORWARD A COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:
Jennifer Doderer, Training Coordinator
Ocean County Library
101 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08753