Information Resource Manager
Branch: As Assigned
Reports to: Branch Manager / Deputy Director
Salary Track: I-J
FLSA Status: Exempt
Performs public service duties in special knowledge areas, such as Business/Public Management Services, Local History/Genealogy, Government Information/ Consumer Health Information, and Nonprofit Services. Also, works in the general reference area responding to initial inquiries in person and by telephone. Responsible for providing system-wide services and programs, for developing a special resource collection, for maintaining relevant information on the District's Web Page, and for developing and maintaining Community outreach and partnerships. Position performs professional duties requiring the exercise of professional skill, initiative and independent judgment. Assignments are given in broad terms of general objectives and performed with administrative direction only.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Within a Regional Branch, maintains a special resource collection in traditional and electronic formats including Web Page formation and maintenance, in areas such as Business/Public Management Services, Local History/ Genealogy, Government Information/Consumer Health Information, and Nonprofit Services.
Coordinates material selection and collection development in the specialty area within the District.
Coordinates system wide services and programs for the special resource area.
Responsible for marketing and promoting special collection library materials and services both in the branch and in the community through presentations, promotions and branch tours.
Develops partnerships within the County with organizations associated with the specialty area.
Participates in local, regional, and national organizations within the area of expertise to keep current with trends and to establish professional contacts.
Within the specialty area, serves as a liaison between the Library District and the surrounding community participating in organizations, programs and events, as needed.
Provides individual consultations on an appointment basis.
Participates in developing and monitoring the special collection budget.
Communicates effectively with all other Branches and Departments and attends Administrative and Board meetings, as needed.
Works at the Reference desk, as scheduling requires.
GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Chairs or serves on committees and task forces within the District.
Attends local, state or national professional organization conferences.
Telephone, personal computer, fax, copier, and library automation system.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: Must have knowledge of the functions of public libraries; have excellent communication and organizational skills; and have general computer literacy. Must have an accredited Masters in Library Science degree and at least 3 years experience in related areas and excellent customer service skills.
Incumbent may be promoted by approval of a professional development plan according to the Dual Track Promotion Plan, Policy E084.
(Revision Approved 2/12/07)