Supervising Librarian – Adult Services

$102,443 - $120,521 yearly
  • City of Sunnyvale
  • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
  • Sep 05, 2018
Full time Customer Service General Business Management Other Professional Services

Job Description

The City of Sunnyvale seeks a Supervising Librarian for Adult Services and Collection Development at the Sunnyvale Public Library. Under general direction of the Administrative Librarian, the Supervising Librarian develops, implements and evaluates adult services for the public with a focus on outreach and innovation. He or she provides strong leadership for adult services, working collaboratively with the Digital Initiatives Manager to deliver cutting edge services, programs and resources to the community. In addition, the Supervising Librarian oversees collection development, including evaluation of collection needs and selection of all library materials and resources. The Supervising Librarian is a coach, mentor and guide with proven skills in leading people and managing programs and budgets. He or she will want to be part of a dynamic leadership team, is willing to take risks, be energized to change, and focused on delivering high quality collections, programs and services in response to community needs. Previous experience demonstrating successful collaborations with community partners is highly desirable. The Supervising Librarian position is in the Library division of the Department of Library and Community Services (LCS). LCS encourages the growth and development of a strong community by providing life-long learning opportunities, safe and welcoming spaces for community engagement and life skills support for persons of all ages and abilities. This position works at least one night per week and a weekend rotation. The City of Sunnyvale provides an excellent benefits package. A complete application consists of a City application and supplemental questionnaire. The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way: A Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Library and Information Science or related field; AND Four years of professional public library experience which includes some lead or supervisory responsibilities. The position opens August 31, 2018 and final filing date is September 24, 2018 at 5:00 pm. For complete information regarding this current opportunity, please visit: and click on City Jobs.

Salary: $102,443.00 - $120,521.00 Annually

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Deadline to Apply

September 24, 2018