Employment Opportunities at the Library
Technical Services Manager
Johnson City Public Library is seeking a full-time Technical Services Manager. The Technical Services Manager performs supervisory work in managing and directing the Technical Services staff and professional work overseeing the acquisition, cataloging and processing of materials for the library’s collection. This position performs original cataloging as necessary and other duties as assigned.
Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of library science; experience with an Integrated Library System (ILS); the ability to plan, organize, and manage a public library acquisitions and cataloging department; the ability to maintain complex statistical records; a thorough knowledge of the library’s collection; the ability to work as part of the collection development team to develop a varied, balanced collection of books, periodicals, and other materials available to library patrons of all ages; considerable knowledge of library routine and procedures; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library personnel, local library consortium and patrons; and a working knowledge of the practical application of computer operations and procedures.
A master’s degree in library science and three years of professional library experience is required. Three to five years of management/supervisory experience is desired, SirsiDynix Symphony experience is preferred. This is a full- time position with benefits. Starting pay is $42,286 annually. This is an exempt position and the typical schedule will be 40 hours per week.
Email resume, cover letter describing your interest and qualifications and names of three references to Cathy Griffith, Interim Director, Johnson City Public Library, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put Technical Services Manager in the subject line. This position is open until filled.
Resumes are accepted throughout the year and remain on file for twelve months. When positions are available, applications may be obtained at the library’s administrative office and at all library public service desks. Anyone interested in an open position at the Johnson City Public Library is encouraged to apply. The Johnson City Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Title VI Disclosure
The Johnson City Public Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of Library services or employment opportunities and benefits.
The Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex or disability in its services, programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.
Inquiries and charges of violations concerning Title VI, Section 504, ADA, or Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of any other of the above referenced policies should be directed to the Johnson City Public Library Human Resources Department, 100 West Millard Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 434-4463.