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Library Director

Posted by: First Regional Library

Posted date: 2017-May-04

Location: First Regional Library

The Board of Trustees of First Regional Library is seeking a creative and innovative Library Director who can continue to grow a vibrant public library system located in North Mississippi. The successful applicant must be enthusiastic, visionary, and public service oriented with excellent management skills, traditional library skills, and the ability to effectively implement emerging technologies.

Directors duties & responsibilities include:
Serves as Chief Administrative Officer for the system
Responsible for the librarys strategic plan
Implements and manages a $5 million-plus budget, funded by five counties and thirteen municipalities
Oversees a staff of 120 employees in 14 branches
Builds positive relationships with local officials
Implements technological innovations
Encourages development and delivery of library programming
Job Title Library Director
Start Date
Library/Institution Name First Regional Library
Salary
Certification Required? No
City Hernando
State MS
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Masters degree in Library Science (MLS) from American Library Association (ALA) accredited library school
Minimum of 5 years experience as a public librarian with supervisory & administrative experience
Experience as a Library Director preferred
Budget management experience required
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
Excellent public speaking skills
Must live in or relocate to community within library service area
Application Instructions Preliminary interviews may be scheduled off-site during ALA Annual Conference.
For further information click the following link: rebrand.ly/directorsearch
Web Link http://rebrand.ly/directorsearch
Special Notes Benefits & Salary
Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
Participation in Mississippi Retirement System
Salary range $85,000 to $100,000

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