Head Of Children's Services
- Full Time
HEAD OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES Recruitment #18-S3-1167 Date Opened: 5/5/2018 8:00:00 AM Closing Date: 5/20/:59:00 PM Hiring Range: $47,230-$68,696 Department: LIBRARY SERVICES Job Type: Open and Competitive Full/Part-Time: Full-Time Eligible For: Full Benefits Reg/Temp: Regular INTRODUCTION Just 45 minutes west of Washington, DC, Loudoun County Public Library is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization that enjoys great community support and has an excellent reputation. Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) is offering collaborative, energetic, community-oriented leaders the opportunity to become the Head of Children's Services at the new Brambleton Library. Located in a diverse and growing community, the Brambleton Library is scheduled to open in October 2018. It will be a 40,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility, featuring a makerspace, recording studio and dedicated spaces for children, teens and adults. As the second LCPL branch to be open Friday and Saturday nights, and with its location in the heart of Brambleton Town Center, Brambleton Library promises to be a natural civic gathering place. Location is subject to change based on operational needs. This job recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies. JOB DESCRIPTION The Head of Children's Services will oversee the Children's Services department, supervise and evaluate staff, plan and conduct programs, serve as a member of the branch management team and ensure the daily delivery of high quality services. LCPL staff provide exceptional service that guides children, parents and caregivers in discovering information, ideas, knowledge and skills. They lead customers in understanding and making effective use of library resources and technology for learning, communication and entertainment. Successful candidates will develop and preserve effective relationships with staff, customers and the community as well as: Foster a positive team whose performance and dedication are essential to the Library's mission Be passionate, creative team players with excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills Be aware of emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in public library services Possess strong multi-tasking, organizational and technology skills LCPL provides services seven (7) days a week including Friday and Saturday nights Work schedules vary and include weekends, evenings and holidays. JOB REQUIREMENTS Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree Minimum 3 years' of related experience is required Supervisory experience is strongly preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school is preferred Ability to push or pull wheeled carts weighing up to 200 pounds Some bending, reaching, walking and standing required Ability to lift up to 40 pounds required Ability to communicate ideas clearly, concisely and effectively, orally and in writing is required Spanish/English bilingual skills preferred. POST CONDITIONAL OFFER CONTINGENCIES Successful candidate will undergo a credit and criminal background check. CONCLUSION Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package! Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Annual leave Sick leave Annual Paid Holidays Group Health Plan Group Life Insurance Exceptional Performance Recognition Credit Union Membership Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Education and Career Development Click on a link below to apply for this position: Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet.