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Access and Content Services Manager, Monroe County Public Library, Bloomington, IN

MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY — In Beautiful BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA

 
ACCESS AND CONTENT SERVICES MANAGER
 
Inspire, lead, innovate…  The Access and Content Services Manager at Monroe County Public Library embraces and promotes these ideas as they lead all aspects of management of the physical collection in all Library locations, including selection, acquisition, cataloging, preparation of materials for circulation, shelving, repair and replacement, and weeding.
 
The ideal candidate must be knowledgeable about emerging trends in libraries and passionate about providing responsive collection services for internal and external customers alike. The Access and Content Services Manager takes the lead in selecting, licensing, and creating equitable, customer-centered access to digital content. S/he supports the Library’s digitization initiatives, helping set priorities, creating metadata architecture to ensure equitable access, carrying out digitization processes, and maintaining database quality. This position is integrally involved in providing strategic direction, leadership, supervision, scheduling, and guidance for employees in the Access & Content Services Unit. The manager is responsible for employee selection and retention, and is responsible for hiring, training, mentoring, and evaluating performance. S/he sets expectations and allocates assignments, and is responsible for and encourages professional development.
 
S/he must be a thought leader who excels in interpersonal communication and collaborative leadership as well as day-to-day operational and organizational skills. 
 
This position serves as a member of the Library’s Leadership Team and participates contributes to the  formulation of short and long-range planning, development, and evaluation in relation to the Access and Content unit’s mission.
 
Monroe County Public Library is located in Bloomington, Indiana and serves the vibrant community of Monroe County’s 142,000 citizens, with an operating budget of $8.45 million. The library enjoys strong support in a community that values education, arts, culture, diversity, and civic engagement.  Learn more here: http://www.visitbloomington.com/
 
This position requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university; a minimum of three years progressive supervision/management experience in a library, including supervision of professional staff. 
 
Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. The minimum salary for this pay range is $1910.34/Bi-Weekly.  We offer an attractive benefits package. A summary is available on our web site.
 
For further information about this job – and to learn how to submit your application and resume – visit:  http://mcpl.info/
Applications must be submitted online