Information Services Supervisor
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Under immediate supervision of Director of Central Library Operations, this position is responsible for the provision of Information Services by leading the Information Services staff at the Central Library and is responsible for the daily operations of the Central Library In the absence of Director of Central Library Operations. Key functions include responsibility for adequate staffing and assures provision of services; the supervision, hiring, training, scheduling, and the evaluation of information services staff; teaches and facilitates use of library resources; provides high quality information and readers’ advisory service; and Maintains the physical and electronic Reference Collections. Requirements include the ability to deal in an effective and courteous manner with adults, youth and children on a daily basis; the ability to establish and maintain effective cooperative and positive working relationships with library staff, professionals in other organizations, community groups and community members; the ability to plan, analyze, carry out projects, consult and offer advice; effective communication skills; considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work, particularly information services; and the ability to exhibit patience, cultural sensitivity, and establish boundaries and mutual respect with patrons. Minimum qualifications include an M.L.S. degree and professional library experience with emphasis on information services and supervision, or the equivalent combination of advanced degree and work experience. Salary $46,267 DOQ plus excellent benefits. This position is open until filled. Kansas City Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.