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Job Opening at the Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library

Job Opening at the Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library

The following employment opportunity is currently available at the Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library. Please feel free to forward this posting to anyone you feel might be interested.

For more information please contact

Judith Cremer, Director
Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library
306 N. 5th Street
St. Marys, KS 66536

PH / FAX: 785-437-2778
E-Mail: pwrldr@gmail.com

Job Opening: Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library – Collection Manager

Status: Open

Job Description: Job Descriptions for open positions available on request.

Salary: $30,600 - $30,900 annually

Benefits: Paid Vacation / Sick Leave / Holidays / KPERS

Seeking to Fill Collection Management Position at the Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library. This position plays an important role in sustaining library and information services in Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee Counties. The Collection Development Manager is scheduled to work forty hours a week and may have occasional evening and weekend duties. MLS, comparable relevant education, or extensive practical library experience needed; requires excellent communication / interpersonal skills; attention to detail a must.

Responsibilities include coordinating the collection development activities of the Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library in all material formats; directing material selection and conducting ongoing collection survey and evaluation; working as part of a team effort to rotate materials through all of PWRL's eight locations in the two counties; managing ongoing materials review and de-selection according to an established schedule. Position requires physical dexterity and strength to move books and other materials across the system. Travel in Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee Counties is required.

The Collection Management position is eligible for vacation and sick leave, and the successful applicant will be enrolled in the KPERS retirement program. Interviews will be scheduled to fill the positions as quickly as possible. Applications and a complete job description are available upon request at the St. Marys Headquarters Library. Applications will be taken until the position is filled.

Pottawatomie Wabaunsee Regional Library is the only two-county public library in Kansas. The Library serves a legal service population of 25,674 residents in Pottawatomie and Wabaunsee Counties and maintains libraries in Alma, Alta Vista, Eskridge, Harveyville, Olsburg, Onaga, St. Marys, and Westmoreland. The collection managed by the Library currently totals around 95,000 volumes, shared among PWRL's eight locations and the legal service area encompasses a territory of 1612 square miles.