Manager, Branches
Saskatoon Public Library
Saskatoon, SK
Posting ID: 19-131-T
Posting Date: October 3, 2019

Position Overview
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Neighbourhood Services, the

Manager,Branches is an integral member of the management
team who is responsible for all aspects of the branch. The

Manager, Branches ensures services, policies and practices are
appropriate for their branch as well as to support the needs of
our community in alignment with SPL’s Community-Led

service model and Strategic Plan.

The Manager, Branches ensures strategic alignment in the

hiring, training and evaluation of employees, the design and
delivery of services provided at the Branch and in the
community, the appearance and impression of the physical

space, the marketing of services, and all aspects of patron-
employee experiences within their branch. The Manager,
Branches is responsible for diffusing sensitive patron matters

and when required, applying creative solutions, with the
guidance of the Senior Manager, Neighbourhood Services.
The Manager, Branches works collaboratively with the
Executive Team, Management Team, employees, stakeholders,
and the public in the pursuit of success.

Library services are undergoing changes; the Manager,
Branches acts as a change agent, is perceptive of these

changes and understands the effect on their Branch. The
Manager, Branches responds to these changes and provides
service enhancements to their Branch that are in alignment

with SPL.

The Manager, Branches acts as an advisor to the Senior

Manager, Neighbourhood Services and may be required to
assume temporary operational responsibility for all Branches in
the absence of the Senior Manager.

  • Masters of Library Science or Masters of Library and
Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Minimum of three years’ progressive professional
experience in public library services, including a

minimum of two years’ leadership, supervisory and
management experience.

  • Demonstrated expertise in the stated accountabilities
and competencies.Ability to travel independently to and
between SPL activities and locations as needed.

  • A current, acceptable Criminal Record Check is required.
  • A current, acceptable Vulnerable Sector Search is

Position Details
Full–time, Temporary
Number of Positions Available
Hours of Work
36.25 hours per week, variable hours may be required

Pay Grade 8: $87,035.04 - $102,265.92 per annum (2016


Position Currently Located At

Alice Turner Branch

Job Description

Job Description available here.


This position will remain open until filled.

Apply Online