Berkeley Public Library-Deputy Director of Library Services

Berkeley Public Library
Berkeley, CA

Deputy Director of Library Services
Annual salary: $133,931 to $176,010

Final filing date: Monday, July 11, 2022.

This is a unique opportunity to join the leadership team of one of the most heavily used public libraries in California. Berkeley Public Library is considered a city treasure by a community that places a high value on information, knowledge, and quality of life.

The Deputy Director of Library Services is an executive level position reporting to the Director of Library Services with primary oversight for operations, including public services, collections, IT, and facilities. The Deputy Director works in partnership with the Director to administer all aspects of Library service, serving as a lead member of the management team.

The Berkeley Public Library (Library) has served the people of Berkeley since 1893 and is one of the most heavily used public libraries in California. The Library is supported by a $20 million budget and 144 staff members. The Library provides access to collections of physical and electronic books, music, articles, and films; offers cultural and learning experiences for community members; provides access to spaces for studying and meeting with others; and develops opportunities for community engagement and skill sharing. The Library offers five facilities: Central Library in downtown Berkeley and four neighborhood branches: Claremont, North, Tarea Hall Pittman South, and West branches. The Tarea Hall Pittman South facility includes the Tool Lending Library which provides access to a wide range of borrowable household tools. Although hours vary between the Central Library and the branches, Berkeley Public Library offers services seven days a week.

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association, six (6) FTE years of management or administrative experience which has included three (3) FTE years as a professional librarian managing programs and services, and at least three (3) FTE years of supervising and evaluating professional and technical staff.

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Pam Derby
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The Berkeley Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.