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Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Glendale, CA, United States
30+ days ago
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Glendale, California, United States
30+ days ago


The Position

This mid-management classification has full administrative responsibility for the planning, organization and direction of one or more specialized programs.

About Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
Glendale Library, Arts & Culture provides the community with the opportunity to seek and share ideas and information that will enrich lives, foster literacy, inspire intellectual curiosity and stimulate the imagination.  GLAC is focused on providing exceptional customer services to our community while promoting inclusion, diversity, equity and anti-racism.

GLAC is comprised of the Central Library, Brand Library & Art Center and six unique neighborhood branches.  Known as the "Jewel City," Glendale is the fourth largest city in Los Angeles County.  With a population of more than 200,000, Glendale is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is rich in history, culturally diverse, and home to a vibrant network of businesses and community organizations.

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following: 
Ensures Department services are provided with the highest customer service and ethical standards.
Stimulates interest, coordinates resources and conducts a variety of special programs and events. Serves as a liaison to community organizations.

Increases public participation, individual engagement, and community involvement in the programs and services of the Library Arts and Culture Department.

Maintains records and submits reports and evaluations associated with the programs offered.
Promotes public interest in programs through use of social media, flyers, newspaper releases, public service announcements and personal contact.
Provides direction to subordinate staff and volunteers assisting in the various programs.
Plans and controls the expenditures of the program's operational budget.
Maintains active engagement in current issues related to public support for the cultural and literary arts. 
Maintains records and prepares statistical reports on the program activities and financial expenditures.
Manages the Library, Arts and Culture website and web presence.  
Monitors program's effectiveness in reaching its goals and objectives, including driving measurable usage of the library.
Plans, coordinates, and implements the marketing and promotion of programs and activities in the Library, Arts and Culture Department.  

Prepares creative written materials for a variety of promotional efforts, including but not limited to, social media, newsletters, and press releases. 

Responsible for the coordination of the program with its supporting agencies and intergovernmental funding sources.
Supervises employees; reviews and evaluates employees job performance.
Drives on City business.
Assumes responsibility for ensuring the duties of the position are performed in a safe, efficient manner.

Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation requires.


Minimum Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of:
Budget preparation and administration.
Community outreach and marketing strategies.
Grant administration requirements and practices.
Principles and practices of research, data collection and analysis, and report writing.
Principles of program management.
Resources needed to keep programs running smoothly.
Skill in:
Community outreach.
Effective verbal and written communications both on a one-to-one and a group basis.
Interviewing techniques.
Ability to:
Communicate effectively in English.
Develop and implement policies and procedures.
Effectively supervise subordinates and recommend personnel actions.
Effectively supervises subordinates.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and the public.
Foster a teamwork environment.
Handle confidential information with discretion.
Lead, coach, instruct and motivate employees.
Model and practice the highest standards of ethical conduct.
Organize and prioritize assignments.
Organize, assign, schedule, and evaluate workload among employees.
Plan and coordinate programs for large groups.
Prepare and deliver effective oral presentations.
Produce work within sensitive deadlines.
Read, write and comprehend directions in English.
Recommend and implement enhancements to Departmental policies and procedures.
Review and evaluate employees' job performance.
Review employee and/or volunteer job performance.
Work independently under minimal supervision.
Write case records and document program statistics.
Other Characteristics
Willingness to:
Work overtime as requested.
Assume responsibility for maintaining a safe working environment.
Initiate, recommend and carry out personnel actions.
Follow through on citizen concerns and work assignments.

Work weekends and evening as needed.

Bilingual ability in Armenian, Spanish, Korean, or other languages commonly spoken in the community is highly desirable.
Five years of experience in the administration of community outreach, marketing, social services, recreational services, library, or arts programs.

Previous professional experience in public information, public relations or website management/design is highly desirable.  

Bachelor's Degree in a closely related discipline.
Valid Class C California driver's license.

An equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training may substitute for the listed minimum requirements.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59210058
  • Location:
    Glendale, California, United States
  • Position Title: Program Supervisor - Library, Arts and Culture (Marketing)
  • Company Name: Glendale Library, Arts & Culture
  • Job Function: Communications/PR/Marketing
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $58,537.08 - $85,139.28 (Yearly Salary)

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