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Multi-County Regional Library Director

Posted by: Bartram Trail Regional Library System

Posted date: 2018-Feb-15

Location: Bartram Trail Regional Library System

Plans and directs the operations of the Bartram Trail Regional Library System in accordance with the constitution and bylaws, policies and budget adopted by the Bartram Trail Regional Board and local Libraries Board of Trustees.

Develops policies and procedures for the library system and has full responsibility for their administration.

Plans, organizes, staffs, directs, and administers the total library program in accordance with policies adopted by the regional library board and in accordance with the Official Code of Georgia Annotated.

Employs, supervises, and terminates library staff members as necessary, in compliance with the personnel policies of the regional library board and with applicable law.

Prepares budgets and funding requests for presentation to the regional library board based on the needs of the library system.

Assists the regional and county library boards in presenting the librarys fiscal needs to the supporting agencies.

Expends funds in accordance with budgets approved by the regional library board.

Deposits all monies received in a bank or banks approved by the regional library board.

Provides notification to any agency whose appropriations are not paid promptly and in full.

Pays all bills and signs all checks.

Submits recommendations on library policies, services, and fiscal activities to the regional library board and develops procedures to implement policy decisions.

Develops and coordinates programs for new and revised services and facilities to meet the changing needs of the library system. Leads library planning efforts and ensures broad community participation in planning.

Prepares building programs and works closely with architects, engineers, and contractors in order to insure compliance with the program.

Interprets the library needs of the community and implements services and programs and provides library materials to meet those needs.

Develops and implements programs that raise the librarys visibility in the community and facilitate fund raising efforts.

Attends all meetings of the regional library board and its committees, as well as the advisory library boards in McDuffie and Taliaferro County.

Attends all meetings called by the Georgia Public Library Service of the Georgia Board of Regents.

Actively supports the efforts of Friends of the Library groups.

Submits such reports as deemed necessary by local and state funding agencies.

Notifies the library board and the Georgia Public Library Services (GPLS) of any failure to comply with policies of the library board, criteria for state aid, state and federal rules and regulations, and all applicable local, state, or federal laws. Leads by example and motivates staff to achieve their full potential.

Insures free and open communication at all levels of the library organization. Maintains currency in all aspects of librarianship.

Actively participates in a variety of community organizations and activities and in state and national library associations.

Establishes and maintains contacts with local, state, and national elected and appointed officials on issues relating to the library and to the library profession.

Works with the Financial Manager to review monthly reports and keep abreast of the financial state of the library.

Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with the Wilkes, McDuffie and Taliaferro county government, area schools, and community organizations.

Performs other job-related assignments as necessary.
Job Title Multi-County Regional Library Director
Start Date August 2018
Library/Institution Name Bartram Trail Regional Library System
Salary State Pay Scale
Certification Required? Yes
City Washington
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications MLIS
Application Instructions Close date: July 24, 2018

Please send resume package to the headquarters: Mary Willis Library,
Attention: Library Director Search Committee,
204 East Liberty Street
Washington, GA 30673
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