BookOps is a shared library technical services organization that serves the Brooklyn Public Library and the New York Public Library. BookOps’ Selection Department coordinates, manages and develops the print, media and digital collections for the BookOps member libraries. Library materials are acquired in all formats for children, teen, adults, and world language users in accordance with the strategic goals and initiatives of the Brooklyn Public Library and the New York Public Library.
The Supervising Librarian plays a central role in developing juvenile and teen print, non-print, and digital collections and helps manage a portion of the $6 million in overall youth materials funding on behalf of 150 BookOps member libraries. The position works with staff throughout the BookOps member libraries to promote the collections to the libraries’ user communities.
Reporting to the Youth Collections Coordinator, the Supervising Librarian will: