Assistant Director for Neighborhood Libraries (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh)

Job Summary: The Assistant Director for Neighborhood Libraries is an integral leader in the design, development, and implementation of public services related to the Strategic Plan and the highest principles of library services.  Within the seventeen Neighborhood Libraries, and in cooperation with the members of the Library Services Leadership Team (LSLT) this position establishes standards for service delivery, analyzes relevant trends and data, and establishes connections within the Library and community that will benefit the library and its users.  The Assistant Director, along with the Library Administrator for Neighborhood Libraries, selects, supervises, evaluates, and develops the Library Services Managers (LSMs) and the staff that the LSMs oversee. 

Reporting to the Director of Public Services, the Assistant Director represents the interests of Neighborhood Libraries to Senior Staff and the LSLT, while maintaining a systemwide perspective and collaborative mindset. They must evaluate, analyze, and balance the needs of the organization, management, staff, and the community to affect the best possible outcomes for all parties.

The Assistant Director coordinates with internal departments and outside agencies; represents Neighborhood Libraries to the community; helps position CLP as a vital and relevant institution within the neighborhoods and communities Pittsburgh; and develops and supports a strong and flexible Neighborhood Libraries management team.

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