Skip to Content

City of Lincoln (NE) Library: Assistant Library Director


Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employers
Announcement of Job Vacancy

APPLY ON-LINE Employment Office 555 So. 10th St., RM. 107 Lincoln, NE 68508 Voice Mail Box: 402-441-7596 Phone: 402-441-7597 (TDD: 402-441-7597) Job Hot-Line: 402-441-7736

The process involves an on-line application and supplemental questions for all posted positions. If you are still filling out the supplemental questions at 4:30pm on the closing date of the position, the file will disappear - NOT SUBMITTED. Plan to give yourself plenty of time and start well in advance of the posted deadline Where and When To Apply: Employment Office

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. INTERNET access anytime: Key word: jobs

The City of Lincoln and Lancaster County are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and therefore, do not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, age, marital status, or political opinions or affiliations, except that no person shall be employed who advocates the violent overthrow of our government. All individuals hired will be required to provide documentation to establish identity and employment authorization as a condition of employment in accordance with the Immigration Reform Act. In accordance with the Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations for the application and testing process will be made upon request. Unless otherwise specified, all positions provide for paid vacations, sick leave, holidays, 5-day/40-hour weeks, health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, retirement plan, Post Employment Health Plan, the Section 125 Plan (Pay Flex), and lead to full membership in the classified service of the City of Lincoln or Lancaster County. Benefits for part-time, classified employees are available depending upon the number of hours worked per week and prorated accordingly.

Temporary and unclassified positions are paid for hours worked and offer NO BENEFITS. Certain non-career service grant-funded positions may specify terms and conditions of employment. If you are racial/ethnic minority, female, age 40 or over, or disabled, you are invited to participate in our Talent Affirmative Action Bank (TAAB) by using “Enotification” on the web site.

NOTE: The statement of duties, responsibilities and qualifications listed on this announcement is not necessarily, and should not be, construed as complete nor all inclusive, nor does it supersede the official classification specifications and position description. Applicants must meet minimum requirements as stated or have equivalent combinations or experience or training which demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job. When licensure is a necessary special requirement, substitutions or equivalency are not accepted.

On-line applications and the inclusive supplemental questions for posted positions are available on the City/County web site.

  1. Type in: key word: jobs. Current job vacancies will be listed. Click on “Apply Now” for the position of your choice. Click on MyInterlinc.
  2. Applicants will assign themselves a User I.D. and Password for ONE TIME ONLY. DO NOT ASSIGN YOURSELF MORE THAN ONE I.D. AND PASSWORD..
  3. Keep a record of the I.D. and Password you assign yourself as you will need to remember them for future access to your electronic application.
  4. Complete on-line application, and supplemental questions, “Submit Application Now” and “I Agree” to complete the process.
  5. Computers are available in the Employment Office during office hours.

ASSISTANT LIBRARY DIRECTOR (Req#05-0066-CI-1) (1 - opening)
Library - City - 10-01 (4130:1) Salary range: $58,999 to $115,048. This position will assist the Library Director in overall management, coordination and direction of the library system. Seeking dynamic individual with demonstrated leadership skills and proven record of effectively working in a changing environment. Responsible for personnel function within framework of City policies and procedures. Supervise upper level management of the library. Lincoln City Libraries consists of main library, seven branches and bookmobile and serves all residents of Lancaster County with population of 250,000. Annual operating budget of $7.4 million, 124 FTEs, annual circulation of 3.2 million with a collection of 1,024,000. Recent customer survey indicated that 85.6% were either “very" or "extremely satisfied" with Lincoln City Libraries service.

Qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA accredited library science program plus 4 to 6 years of professional library experience, considerable supervisory, managerial experience, and some experience in personnel and planning, and some experience with computers or equivalent. Applications must be completed and submitted by 4:00pm, FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2005. Resumes cannot be used as a substitute for the application but may be forwarded to: .

page | by Dr. Radut