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Director-Coastal Plain Regional Library System

Posted by: Coastal Plain Regional Library System

Posted date: 2018-May-05

Location: Coastal Plain Regional Library System

The Coastal Plain Regional Library Board of Trustees seeks a director to manage, plan, organize, evaluate, and administer all aspects of the Coastal Plain Regional Library System. Operating as an affiliated system, with headquarters based in Tifton, CPRL supports the operations of 6 buildings in a 5 county area, including Berrien, Cook, Irwin, Tift, and Turner Counties. Our mission is to assist each of our libraries as they strive to be a community hub that meets the ever-changing educational and recreational information needs of the community.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, directing operations, supervising professional staff, overseeing financial management, writing and implementing policies, evaluating services, seeking outside grant opportunities, working with library boards, Friends groups, and others to provide superlative library service throughout the regional system. The CPRL director provides input, guidance, and facilitates training to ensure that all branches provide the highest quality services in the most cost-effective way, using tax-payer dollars and generous donations from the communities served.

Reports to the Coastal Plain Regional Library Board of Trustees

The Official Code of Georgia 20-5-45 further outlines the basic duties and responsibilities of the Director.
Job Title Director-Coastal Plain Regional Library System
Start Date ASAP
Library/Institution Name Coastal Plain Regional Library System
Salary
Certification Required? Yes
City Tifton, Georgia serving Berrien, Cook, Irwin, Tift, and Turner Counties
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution with 10 years of public library experience with a minimum of 5 year as of supervisor/director experience.

Must have, or obtain, Georgia Public Library certification through the Secretary of States Office at the G-5 level or higher.

Other qualifications include: analytical thinking, communication skills, innovation, judgment, management experience, project management, strategic thinking, visionary leadership and professionalism.
Application Instructions Must be able to pass a criminal background check and fulfill I9 requirements.

Application packet should include: Cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references.

Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2018.

Please send application packet to:
Director Search
Board of Trustees
Coastal Plain Regional Library
2014 Chestnut Ave.
Tifton, GA 31794
directorsearch@cprl.org
Web Link http://
Special Notes Please send application packet to:
Director Search
Board of Trustees
Coastal Plain Regional Library
2014 Chestnut Ave.
Tifton, GA 31794
directorsearch@cprl.org

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