Library Supervisor

Otis Orchards and Fairfield Libraries - Full-time, 40 HPW



This professional position supervises day-to-day operations of Otis Orchards (OT) and Fairfield (FF) libraries. Supervise Public Services Associates, Library Assistants, and Library Pages. Conduct library programs and provide direct service to library members. Promote the mission and objectives of the District through effective community relations. Maintain involvement in the community by participating in community events and civic and community organizations in a manner that enhances the role of the library within the community. Assist librarians in developing effective community relations that leverage District programs and services to meet community goals.

Refer to the job description for complete details regarding qualifications and illustrative examples of essential duties and responsibilities of the position.


The current work schedule is at three library locations

Tuesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm @ FF
Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm @ OT
Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm @ FF/OT (alternate weeks)
Friday:  11:00am – 6:00pm @ Spokane Valley
Saturday:  9:00am – 6:00pm @ OT

The ideal candidate will have flexibility to work other hours or at other locations as needed.

Salary / Wage

$18.58 - $23.22 per hour in six steps, plus benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance; Employee Assistance Program, 11 paid holidays, paid sick and annual leave, participation in the Public Employees Retirement Program.


Bachelor’s degree required. Three years recent direct customer service experience required, including two years recent direct customer service experience in a library setting. Two years recent supervisory experience required. (Three years recent work experience as a Public
Services Associate or Public Services Specialist with Spokane County Library District may substitute for the above requirements.)  Working knowledge of personal computers, office software, database software and Internet; ILS experience preferred. Must be able to read and use English and understand numbers, or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience that assures satisfactory performance of essential job

Application deadline

April 25, 2014 at 12:00 noon PDT

Application Instructions

Submit SCLD employment application, resume and signed cover letter addressing your work experience related to the skills and abilities required for the position to Human Resources, Spokane County Library District, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Spokane, WA 99212.

Completed application materials may be submitted online or through the mail or dropped off at the Administrative Offices. Applications sent by fax or email are not accepted.

The employment application, complete job description and Tips for Applicants are available for downloading as Adobe Acrobat PDFs, via email or you may pick them up in person. If requesting application and accompanying documents via email, please include your name and postal mailing address. Applications and documents are available at the Administrative Offices located at 4322 N Argonne Rd, Spokane, WA 99212, between the hours of 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday. For further assistance, please call 509.893.8200.

If you experience any difficulty in accessing the application, contact Human Resources.

Please inform us if you need any accommodation to apply or interview for this position.

Spokane County Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.