Librarian Supervisor I, Regional Information Center

Job Title: Librarian Supervisor I, Regional Information Center
Opening Date/Time:   Tue. 08/23/16 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Salary: $62,000.00/Year
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Regional Information Center at the Baltimore Metropolitan Council
Department: Regional Information Ctr

The Enoch Pratt Free Library/State Library Resource Center, a free public library system that serves the citizens of Baltimore and the State of Maryland is seeking a seasoned, professional Library Supervisor to work at an offsite location in the offices of The Baltimore Metropolitan Council. The Library Supervisor I will work under the direction and supervision of the State Library Resource Center Chief and the Executive Director of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council. 

The Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) is a quasi-governmental, non-profit planning entity in the Baltimore Region. The organization’s primary function is to support the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board (BRTB) and its regional transportation planning activities. The Library Supervisor will work as an information resource for the staff of BMC as well as the general public. A significant part of this position’s responsibilities is serving as BMC’s webmaster.

 Summary of Duties:
The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring department.

The Library Supervisor position requires the ability to efficiently communicate both written and verbal information, effectively identify and manage competing and shifting priorities, anticipate, understand, and respond to clients’ needs, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information to arrive at logical judgments and determinations.
The Library Supervisor I:

Serves as BMC’s webmaster to update content, troubleshoot problems, make recommendations for changes.

Trains staff and create training documentation, provide and interpret analytics information, interface with related companies, and create and edit graphics.

Answers reference questions relevant to the Regional Information Center’s collections, with an emphasis on demographic and economic statistical information and transportation planning using on-site collections, internal databases, and Internet resources.

Develops and maintains collections of print and non-print materials of the Regional Information Center, ordering and adding new materials as needed, cataloging and processing as needed.

Uses specialized GIS software to develop customized demographic profiles for BMC staff and local government agencies as well as external customers.

Manages public use of BMC’s online building permit data system, including user training, subscription management and various reporting functions.

Prepares reports and monitors statistics.

Performs related duties as required.

 Minimum Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required. A minimum of (3) three years of demonstrated successful public library experience including reference and administrative work, CMS experience required

Desired Qualifications

Experience using GIS software and special library experience desirable.   Joomla experience preferable. Marina/Relais, and using Google Analytics recommended.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Strong reference research and communication skills, knowledge of how to find specific Census survey data. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with web searching, MS Office products (including Access and Excel), and web site content management software.  Familiarity with Maryland’s interlibrary loan software. 

 Supplemental Information:
Drug & Alcohol Testing
Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to submit to drug and alcohol testing.

Position of Trust

Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of and successfully complete a criminal conviction check.

Enoch Pratt Free Central Library Renovation

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is excited to announce a major renovation of the Central library slated to begin in 2015. The Central library will remain open throughout the renovation and continue to provide full patron services.

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This position is Open Until Filled

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