[Michlib-l] Closes Sunday-Sept. 27! Assistant Director for Public Services-Live Oak Public Libraries, Savannah, GA

Jobeth Bradbury jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com
Wed Sep 23 07:11:30 EDT 2015

Assistant Director for Public Services-Live Oak Public Libraries-Savannah,


Create tomorrow's library today.join the Live Oak (GA) Public Libraries
<http://www.liveoakpl.org/>  as its next Assistant Director for Public
Services. The successful candidate will be a forward-thinking and dynamic
peak performer. As part of the Executive Leadership team, this position
plans, directs and organizes all library public services, coordinates
service activities, and manages six key positions within the organization.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to demonstrate team-building
skills and create an environment conducive to change with patience,
determination and a sense of humor.  The Live Oak Public Libraries' staff of
180 (120 FTEs) annually circulates approximately 1.9 million items to the
400,000 residents within the three county service area.  The Library has an
annual budget of $9.4 million, 19 locations and one bookmobile.   An active
Foundation and Friends of the Library group provide additional funding and
volunteer resources with an expanding focus on programming and community


Known as the "Hostess City," Savannah <http://www.savannahga.gov/> -and the
surrounding area-are rich in beauty, heritage and charm.  The downtown area
of Savannah is the largest National Historic Landmark district in the United
States and is steeped in history and preserved architecture.  This City is
also home to a large performing arts and cultural scene.  In addition to
many educational opportunities and visitor attractions, there is a strong
manufacturing base and workforce development program in place and the Port
of Savannah is one of the busiest in the nation.  Public transit is easily
accessed and many appreciate the 'walkability' of downtown Savannah.  For
more information about the greater Savannah area and the Library, please
visit Live Oak Links <http://www.gossagesager.com/liveoaklinks.htm> .  


Responsibilities. The Assistant Director for Public Services oversees all
branch operations, including: monitoring and evaluating public services and
preparing goals for changes in service, resources, and programs based on
statistical data; analyzing personnel requirements and overseeing employees
through six direct reports; monitoring financial expenditures, including
making adjustments as needed to remain within budgetary guidelines and
developing annual budget requests; providing instruction to customers in the
use of all technology resources and library policies and procedures; serving
as a liaison for public services staff to other library departments and to
the community-all under the direction of the Library Director.  For the full
job description, please visit Live Oak ADPS
<http://www.gossagesager.com/liveoakjobdesc.pdf> .


Qualifications. This position requires a Master's Degree in Library Science
from an ALA accredited university; a minimum of five years progressive
supervision/management experience in a library setting, including
supervision of professional and non-professional staff; eligibility for
certification from the State of Georgia Board of Certification of
Librarians; the ability to obtain a valid GA Driver's License; advanced
knowledge of computer use, including ILS, Internet and electronic databases.
Experience supervising a system-wide department or multiple library
locations is preferred.  


This position offers a hiring salary range of $60,050 - $72,915 (dependent
on experience and qualifications) and an attractive benefits package.  


For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager
Associates <http://www.gossagesager.com>  via email or phone.  To start the
application process, send a cover letter that supports your candidacy for
the position and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury.
<mailto:jobethbradbury at gossagesager.com>   The position closes September 27,



Jobeth Bradbury

Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates <http://www.gossagesager.com/> 

4545 Wornall Rd, Ste. 805

Kansas City, MO 64111

816-803-7087 (cell); 816-531-2468 (office)

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