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Branch Supervisor - full-time, Springfield City Library (Springfield)

As the Branch Supervisor, you’ll be based at the East Springfield Branch Library. The Branch is busy with readers, afterschool visitors, and program attendees. We are applying for a state grant to expand the branch and as the Supervisor you can help set the vision for the branch and play an important role in carrying it out. Learn more here, and apply by Monday, February 5, at 11:59 pm Eastern time. The annual salary is $60,991.

The Supervisor is responsible for assisting the Branch Manager in the everyday work of the library. They engage with the community, provide direct public service, create schedules, plan and deliver public programs, staff the branch on a day to day basis, and report any facility problems. In collaboration with the Branch Manager, supervision is exercised over a team of six people.  See inside this cozy branch here.

Qualifications

We're looking for candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and the completion of an American Library Association-accredited Masters of Library Science. You'll need an excellent customer service orientation; and a "turned outward" approach to community engagement is ideal. Bilingual abilities desirable (English and Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Somali, Dari, or other community language). You should have experience with staff supervision and training.

The City of Springfield has a residency requirement and allows new hires up to a year to establish residency. Learn more about working with us, including links to videos showing some of the highlights of our beautiful city by exploring this page: Work at the Library. We are home to an American Hockey League team, a symphony orchestra, four Smithsonian-affiliated museums plus numerous independent and college galleries, and many other activities to get involved in.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$60,991.00  / year

Salary Notes

A generous benefits package is available after a 6 month probationary period. Thirteen paid holidays include Juneteenth.

Closing Date

Monday, February 5, 2024

How to Apply

Please upload a cover letter so we can get to know you better.  Apply here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/springfieldma/jobs/4263221

Posted

2024-01-30 |  Quick link to this job