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Public Services Coordinator

Posted by: Lace Keaton

Posted date: 2018-May-21

Location: Newton County Library System

Newton County Library System is a public library system located in east suburban Atlanta with 3 service locations: a main branch, one 35 hour a week branch and one 10 hour a week service outlet. The system employs 20 full and part time employees and has an annual operating budget of $1.3 million.
As a key member of the NCLS administrative team, the Public Services Coordinator reports to the Library Director and assists in the planning, supervising, implementing and oversight of the activities and operations of all the public service areas of the library system .The Public Services Coordinator manages all aspects of Circulation, Youth Services, and Information services with direct supervision over paraprofessional, management and professional public service staff.
The ideal candidate must have experience with adult and youth programming, advanced computer/technology skills, proven leaderships skills with the ability to motivate and develop staff. The Public Services Coordinator must also have excellent communication, strong multi-tasking skills, good judgement and the ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively in order to determine proper course of action.
Job Title Public Services Coordinator
Start Date July 1, 2018
Library/Institution Name Newton County Library System
Salary $60,000-$61,000
Certification Required? Yes
City Covington
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications The position requires a Master's degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited university; mandatory Librarian's Professional Graduate Certificate from the Georgia Certification Board with a minimum 3-5 years of professional experience in library services, including two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility at the managerial level preferred. Management experience of multiple public library facilities preferred.
Application Instructions A full job description with necessary qualifications is available on our web site at

Resumes will be accepted as a supplement to an application- however a complete application is required for consideration.
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Special Notes NCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free, Smoke-Free work place.
All successful applicants must pass a drug test and a criminal background check.

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