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Head of Technical Services

Company: New Britain Public Library
Location: New Britain
Posted on: June 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Schedule: 37.5 hours/Monday-Friday Position Summary: The Department Head of Technical Services is responsible for the total management and operation of all aspects of the department and its integration into the overall operations of the library. Qualifications: MLS from ALA-accredited school of library/information science; excellent oral and written communications skills, five years progressively more responsible relevant experience, including at least two years of supervising staff. Comprehensive knowledge of technical services operations and national standards. Thorough understanding of and up-to-date experience with USMARC formats, OCLC, Dewey, LCSH, and a comprehensive, integrated automated library system such as SIRSI, DRA, Innovative Interfaces, etc. Proficiency in Microsoft applications a must. Must have the ability to make independent judgments, and to counsel and mentor others. Proficiency in Polish or Spanish desirable. Responsibilities: Supervises departmental staff and manages all aspects of acquisitions, cataloging and processing of materials. Develops, documents, and implements long and short-term goals for the department. Responsible for dept. collection development and maintenance. Prepares reports and statistical analyses, makes presentations to the Director, Board, and others as required. Serves on the Director's Management Team to plan and coordinate library wide projects and programs, share information, and participate in strategic planning. Represents the Library in New Britain and to the professional community.

Keywords: New Britain Public Library, New Britain , Head of Technical Services, IT / Software / Systems , New Britain, Connecticut

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