Deputy Library Director

 Position is one of 9

appointed senior positions;  Serves as a member of the library’s Senior Administrative team;  Reports to Library Director;  Assumes responsibility for system upon direction;

 Direct reports  Administrative Supervisors  Executive Secretary II  CAL (Center for Adult Learning) manager  Youth Services Coordinator  Senior Librarian -Training Department

Responsibilities
 Chair Personnel Committee  Authorize and monitor budgets for travel and

local mileage  Approve staff travel and reimbursements for conferences, seminars, workshops, etc  Provide oversight of training activities  Provide input to budget preparation  Serve as a member of the Destination Leaders Team w/ Melonee Slocum, Laura Kline and Barrett King

Responsibilities
 Authorize and monitor expenditures from private

donors designated for staff development  Allocate and monitor part time budget  Authorize staff OT  Liaison with support organizations, city agencies
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Friends of JPL Supervisor of Elections (SOE) office City HR department for coordination of Summer Youth Program

Public Service
 Provide leadership for system’s public service

activities  

Circulation services Reference/Circulation Review Unit (CRU)/REVU Youth programming

 Oversee implementation of directives, policies and

procedures;  Provide input and recommendation of services, related changes and hours of operation;

Staff liaison to BOT Governance Committee
 Meets bi-monthly  Committee receives and reviews library

policies/changes; forwards recommendations to full board of trustees  Reviews and recommends acceptance of art donations following established policy  Reviews statistical data collected via Counting Opinions

Personnel Committee
 Review and render decisions re transfer requests; initiate        

transfers as appropriate Recommend new hires Review and implement disciplinary actions Monitor and implement HR directives that impact operations Review/recommend budgetary changes that impact staffing Support recruiting efforts at local, state and national venues Liaison w/ library schools in the state – USF and FSU Facilitate staffing audits as needed; recommending and implementing changes Provide JPL representation at union negotiations

Liaison activities
 Represent Mayor’s Office at Urban Core

Citizens Planning Advisory Committee monthly meetings  Member of WJCT Community Advisory Board  Liaison with Supervisor of Elections office  Serve as staff liaison to Friends of JPL
Attend monthly board meetings  Work with FJPL financial staff in the coordination of refreshment fund reimbursements

Training
 Develop and implement staff training modules  Coordinate and facilitate annual SDD (Staff

Development Day)  Assist staff in completion of required 24 hour training  Assist staff trainers in course development  Coordinate staff participation in d:Leadership and reinforcement of leadership practices

CAL (Center for Adult Learning)
 Program is for adults 16 yrs and older  Coordinate and conduct classes at several branches     

utilizing volunteer tutors Work with clients on basic literacy skills Administer LSTA grant – VASE (Volunteers as Special Educators) Conduct ESL classes Program partners include FCCJ, WJCT, Jacksonville Children’s Commission Participates as a member of the Florida Literacy Coalition

d:L Action Plan
‘Enable Others to Act’  encourage creativity/innovation  support activities for personal and professional growth  advocate training  acknowledge employment anniversaries  listen

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