Library Site Manager: 21st Century Information & Skills - Ref: EE03617

Civic Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall
£28,203 - £32,164 per annum
07 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
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Library Site Manager: 21st Century Information & Skills - Ref: EE03617
£28,203 - £32,164 per annum
3 full-time posts

Based in Walsall, the heart of the Black Country, this role is the professional and functional site lead for a new innovative and inspiring 21st Century Library Service. It requires an experienced and capable leader, with the ability to bed in the Council’s newly re-designed service at a local level.  You will be able to demonstrate strong business management and leadership skills.

You will be one of six Site Managers and will be responsible for the day to day delivery of your allocated site to ensure the service engages with the local community offering the highest possible standard of customer care and experience.  We want to encourage better education, training, jobs and skills and you will be expected to maintain and improve the performance of this front-line service and enhance the customer experience using the latest technologies and digital interfaces. 

Walsall is investing c.£4m in the town centre Library site and this will incorporate the Local History Centre & Archive. It is also planned to install an access control system at the five District Libraries and one Community Library later this year. This will offer our residents greater access to our services and you will play an active role in delivering this enhanced service.

We are looking for three further Managers who are resilient, flexible and adaptable. You will demonstrate both a proven track record of being an excellent communicator, and be able to advocate at all levels and work successfully with internal and external partners in order to deliver the best possible outcomes whilst maximising the use of resources.

Reporting to the District Manager you will have the support and opportunity to take the council’s Information & Library Service to the next level.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. 

Closing date: Monday 21st August 2017
Interviews:     Thursday 31st August 2017

Information for applicants

  • Applications are invited using our online application form only.  If you have a disability and require information on submitting an application in another format then please contact us via email:
  • All correspondence with candidates will be via email, therefore candidates should check their email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting an application.
  • This vacancy may be closed earlier than the published closing date should we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, it is strongly advised that candidates submit applications at the earliest opportunity.
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