Senior Library Manager for Facilities and Security
Wake County Public Libraries
Member of the administrative team that directs the library system. Manage Library Capital Improvement Projects for Wake County Public Libraries including new building projects and renovation projects. Project manager for four library renovations in 2011 and 2012. Future project manager for seven Capital Improvement Projects and seven Renovation Projects. Facilities range in size from 5,000 square feet to 22,000 square feet. Collaboration with architects, contractors, Wake County General Services, Telecommunications, and Facilities, Design, and Construction staff. Responsible for ongoing maintenance of 21 facilities, including yearly assessments and prioritizing expenditures for the library system. Manage the ongoing security: monitoring the security database, budget, and interfacing with the security contractor. Direct supervision of six library managers.
·Project manager for the Richard B. Harrison Library: 10,000 square foot facility with a 1.4 million dollar budget; the Wendell Community Library: 5,000 square foot library with a $300,000 dollar budget; and the Green Road Community Library: 10,000 square foot library with a $400,000 dollar budget. Liaison with the Wake County Facilities, Design, and Construction Department and the project architect for each project. Participated in the design and development and construction phases. Selected the furniture for each library renovation.
·Responsible for library security budget of $160,000.
·Responsible for ongoing system furniture budget of $100,000.
·Responsible for library utility budget.
·Initiated communication with Borders Books and Music during the store closings in Wake County. Coordinated the purchase of display fixtures and shelving valued at over $100,000 at a cost of $10,000.
·Also initiated and coordinated donation of 14,000 new books to the library system.
·Chair of the Marketing Committee for the Public Library Section of the North Carolina Library Association.