Job Posting: Supervising Librarian (Art and Music) Berkeley Public Library

via ALA JobList:
Supervising Librarian

Berkeley Public Library,
Berkeley, California

Salary: $80,052 to $96,420
Status: Full-time
Posted: 10/12/10
Deadline: 11/01/10

Supervising Librarian


Situated between rolling hills and the San Francisco Bay, the Berkeley Public Library, established in 1893, has a Central Library and four branches, Tool Lending Library & Adult Literacy program. For its population size, Berkeley Public Library is one of the most heavily used public libraries in California.

This is an especially exciting time for BPL as we near the date to break ground on a $26 million branch renovation project approved by our voters in 2008. Our Central Library constructed in 2002 is also in the midst of its own makeover which focuses on streamlining the physical layout and service model.

The Berkeley Public Library is looking for a qualified and energetic candidates to lead our Central Library’s Art and Music division.This eligible list will be used to fill additional future Supervising Librarian vacancies at the Central Library and Branches.

The Supervising Librarian is the full supervisory class in the professional librarian series. Qualified candidates should possess an interest in and the ability to: supervise professional, technical and support staff; design and implement services and programs; conduct outreach, reference services, collection development and budget planning. If you are the type of leader that meets challenges with innovative and creative ideas, this is the ideal opportunity for you.

Base Salary Range: $80,052-$96,420

Benefits:100% Health Insurance; Delta Dental covers 90% of services with $2000 annual cap; $25k in Life Insurance with option to purchase supplemental coverage; three weeks vacation + 3 floating holidays; drastically discounted membership to nearby YMCA and transit subsidies.

Join us in leading a friendly & capable staff in their service of a diverse & supportive community!

Additional information including job and application requirements can be found at the City of Berkeley’s employment page

If you have any questions please contact Jenifer Shurson @ mailto:

Application Deadline : 11/01/10

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