Assistant Director

Quincy Public Library

Responsible for hiring, training, supervising, coaching, and evaluating the library staff. Oversees Circulation, Technical Services, Reference, Children’s, Marketing, and IT departments. Coaches and counsels to resolve conflicts. Attends board meetings and participates in board committees as assigned. Assists the Director in the development of major policies, goals, objectives, and general planning activities of the library. Participates in the development of the library budget. Recommends levels of service to be offered. Advises the Director on matters related to library operations. Plans and coordinates the collection of data to meet state and national public library standards. Responsible for the distribution of effective information concerning policy, procedures, and activities of the Quincy Public Library.

Serves as resource person for policy and procedure questions; responds to patron complaints. Represents the library to the community by giving talks and tours, and joins community organizations. Assists with confidential staff issues. Serves as liaison for community service and other volunteers. Plans and directs special projects and reports. Keeps informed of current trends and developments by reading professional literature, attending professional meetings, workshops and conferences. Responsible for the development and implementation of initiatives and activities supporting library services. Responsible for the overall development and maintenance of the library collection. Writes, researches, and/or facilitates library grants.