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Library Manager: Taneyhills Community Library , Branson, MO

30 Jul 2019 8:30 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

POSITION: Library Manager
LOCATION: Taneyhills Community Library, 200 S. 4th Street, Branson, MO 65616
SALARY: $30,000-$35,000 annually, based on experience

This is a full-time position, approximately 40 hours per week.  Position may occasionally require candidates to work evenings and Saturday hours.

About Us

Taneyhills Community Library was established in 1933. We depend on income from our retail shops, fees from library services, donations, and grants. The vision for the Taneyhills Community Library is to be a customer focused dynamic library that is an integral part of the greater Branson community.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

·       Manages the daily operations of the library’s public access areas and is responsible for circulation desk activity.

·       Responsible for the training, scheduling, and supervision of paid and volunteer staff which may include informing circulation desk workers of changes in library policies and procedures.

·       Assists as needed with library services and programming in compliance with library policies and/or guidance from the Library Director.

·       Oversees collection management to include material selection, cataloging in KOHA, and supervising collection maintenance.

·       Accountable for purchasing library materials, office supplies, and handling grant funds dedicated to collection expansion.

·       Assists with formulation of library goals, objectives, policies and procedures through participation in Operations Management Team.

·       This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; employee may be required to perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Library.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·       Demonstrate ability to organize work effectively, lead and direct personnel, and execute library policies.

·       Possesses superior communication skills, both oral and written.

·       A compelling commitment to customer service and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patrons, and the community.

·       Advanced skills for operating computer and office equipment to assist patrons and staff with technology and software issues.

·       Working knowledge of recent Microsoft and Google programs.

·       Strong basic math and cash handling skills.

·       Ability to multitask effectively in a high-traffic environment.

·       Aptitude to effectively respond to problems and complaints with library patrons and/or staff.


·       Bachelor’s degree in English, Information Science or Communications.  Preference for MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution with three years of professional, supervisory experience.

·       Collection development and cataloging proficiency.

·       Experience working with a diverse group of people.

·       Demonstrated expertise in public library customer service excellence.

Physical Demands

Performs bending, squatting, kneeling and reaching from floor level to a height of 6 feet.
Displays good coordination and mobility.
Routine lifting and handling of library materials weighing up to 30 lbs.
May require sitting for extended periods of time.
May require performing work at a computer terminal for extended periods.

Reporting Structure

Reports to the Library Director.

Contact Information

Email resume to Enter LIBRARY MANAGER APPLICATION in the Subject line of the email. Resume should contain applicant’s contact information, educational background, past work history, and examples of accomplishments and experience that match the elements listed in the job posting.

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