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Job Posting Entwistle Library Manager

Published: March 27, 2020
Last Updated: March 27, 2020

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Library Manager (Permanent, Full-Time)

Parkland County Libraries invites applications for two Library Manager

positions with the Entwistle Public Library. The individuals will be managing the Entwistle Public Library, in their new space within the Entwistle Community Hub facility, delivering the best possible library service to the Entwistle community and surrounding areas. Please visit our website for more information about Parkland County Libraries

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide welcoming and professional customer service to patrons of all ages.
    • Perform circulation duties: checking materials in and out for library patrons, creating new library memberships, and processing hold requests using the integrated library system (ILS) software Polaris.
    • Provide readers’ advisory and research for patrons
    • Assists patrons with devices, equipment and technology
    • Assist in the development and implementation of programs for all ages
    • General maintenance of the library collection (selection & de-selection of materials, shelving)
    • Collaboration with school administration
    • Maintains order in the library, both in the physical set-up and behavioral expectations of the patrons.
    • Cover shifts at other libraries as needed (Duffield, Keephills and Tomahawk)
    • Other duties as required
    • Library and Information Technology diploma or related field from a recognized institution.
    • Library experience preferred
    • Proficiency with various library-related technologies, print and electronic resources, social media, and a variety of computer software programs
    • Physical ability to retrieve items from high and low shelves, ability to lift 35 pounds, and push loaded book carts.
    • Strong commitment to quality customer service
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively
    • Highly self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
    • Must have a valid licence and a vehicle to commute throughout Parkland County.
    • Position: Full-Time (35 hours/week). Evenings and weekend shifts required.
    • Wage range: $18.73-$23.02/hr.


Employment Terms:


Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references via email, to Kathy Gardiner, Library Director

Closing Date: May 4, 2020 at 4:30pm, or until a suitable candidate is found

Please Note: Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are the chosen candidate, a security clearance check will be required.