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Library Branch Manager

Req ID: 17797
Vacancy Type: Permanent 
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 08/04/2021

Job Summary

Responsible for the overall management of specified library locations including all operations, resources and staff within the business units.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working in a diverse and inclusive workplace, develops and supports culture and people as a people leader in a unionized environment; responsible for hiring, evaluating, and coaching staff teams; demonstrates alignment with City values and genuinely fosters the long-term learning and development of others
  • Accountable for the results of library teams; takes ownership and responsibility for timely implementation and evaluation of people, programs and policies including collections, customer service, reference, readers' advisory, programming and outreach.
  • Ensures safe, secure well maintained facilities.
  • Contributes to the department/branch and the system's continued success through participation in special projects and system initiatives.
  • Communicates and builds relationships with professional networks, colleagues, community partners and stakeholders.
  • Applies financial and business planning principles; forecasts and ensures adherence to identified budgets.
  • Develops an environment which embraces change and encourages engagement; guides others to proactively, effectively and efficiently move through transition.
  • Maintains an awareness of internal and external trends (political, inter-governmental and community of interest) and applies this knowledge to support the long-term vision and success to the Library and the City.
  • Performs Duty Manager responsibilities for the Central Library and the System as required.
  • Functions as a member of the community centre and/or secondary school teams in designated joint use facilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate University degree and a recognized Library Science or Information Studies degree, with several years of public library experience at a supervisory/administrative level. 
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, leadership and team building skills
  • Strong customer service orientation. 
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Supervisory experience in a unionized environment.
  • Strong professional activity and awareness, and innovative marketing and merchandizing abilities will be required. 
  • Good knowledge of SAP, MS Office and library enterprise systems.
  • Requires lifting of supplies/materials. Exposure to computer keyboards and screens.
  • Primarily office environment.


Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 89,250.00 - $ 119,002.00 
Hours of Work: 35 
Work Location: Lorne Park Library 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Mississauga Library , Library Facilities & Operations 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     




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