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Managing Librarian or Library Manager

Law Department & City Attorney of Austin - Austin, TX

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Library Manager

: Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business Management, Education, English, Literature, Social Work, or another related field, plus four (4) years of relevant experience, two (2) years of which were in a lead or supervisory capacity.

Minimum Qualifications:

Managing Librarian

: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an


accredited university, plus four (4) years as a professional librarian, two (2) years of which as a lead or supervisor.

Notes to Applicants

The Austin Public Library is looking for a forward-thinking and community-focused librarian or library manager to lead a customer-service oriented staff. The ideal candidate will work to shape and enhance the libraries’ role as a neighborhood focal point.

We are especially interested in candidates who have a experience working in urban environments, who are skilled in working with youths and adults experiencing social anxieties associated with homelessness, mental health, chemical dependency and life.





All new employees are required to attend City of Austin and Austin Public Library training as scheduled, and should arrange their outside schedules to accommodate such training. Although a work location is listed regarding this job posting, the location is subject to change and/or other locations may be added. If you are interested in this job, we encourage you to apply, regardless of the location, because other positions may be filled from this job posting/applicant pool as they become vacant.





A detailed and complete job application is


and helps us to better evaluate your qualifications. In completing your job application, please be sure to provide a


employment history regarding any and all relevant work experience that you would like for us to consider. This information will also be used to determine salary in the event that you are selected for this position. You will not be given the opportunity to provide additional work experience once you complete and submit your job application. Furthermore, if selected as the top candidate, you will not be permitted to present additional work experience for salary calculation purposes.


: A cover letter and/or resume will


be used to substitute for an incomplete job application; hence, any and all information that you would like for us to consider must be included on your job application.


Candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process may be required to successfully complete an assessment as part of their interview process.

Supplemental questions:

All questions require an answer. Question 1 is focused on those with an




degree while question 2 is targeted to non-




applicants. Regardless of your category please answer both questions.

Pay Range

$27.61 – $35.83



Regular – 40 hours.

Generally Days (9am – 6pm)

Evening and weekend shifts may be required

Job Close Date


Type of Posting






Grant Funded or Pooled Position

Not Applicable




St. John Branch, 7500 Blessing Ave., 78752

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with culturally diverse populations.

Experience working with customers who may be experiencing homelessness and/or social or mental anxieties.

Experience working as a manager or assistant manager of an urban public library facility.

Experience working with children and teens in an urban public library.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Managing Librarian Job Description

Library Manager Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Managing Librarian Job Description

Library Manager Job Description

Criminal Background Investigation

This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation.


City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or


(512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within

the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

28 days 21 hours ago

Law Department & City Attorney of Austin


Managing Librarian or Library Manager Law Department & City Attorney of Austin - Austin, TX, United States


Location: Austin, TX

Company Profile:
The mission of the Law Department is to provide quality legal services to the City of Austin so that it can govern lawfully with the highest level of integrity and serve the community effectively. As the chief legal advisor for the City, the Law Department provides legal advice and representation to the Mayor, City Council, City Officers, City Manager, city departments, boards, and commissions of the City.