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County Librarian

Posted by: Appalachian Regional Library

Posted date: 2018-Aug-29

Location: Appalachian Regional Library

The County Librarian provides professional guidance to a staff of twenty-one and is directly responsible for all public services, budget management, and internal operations (including facilities maintenance) necessary to the efficient management of a county library. This employee is the librarys ambassador and is responsible for promoting the library and its services in the community. The County Librarian also participates in planning and budgeting with the Director, works with the other County Librarians in regional activities, plans and facilitates the meetings of the local library board, and maintains a good working relationship with the local library board, local Friends groups, and local funding agencies. The County Librarian directly supervises five employees and reports to the ARL Director of Libraries.
Job Title County Librarian
Start Date immediately
Library/Institution Name Appalachian Regional Library
Salary $48,000-$55,000 to start
Certification Required? Yes
City North Wilkesboro
State NC
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications A masters degree in library science from an ALA or regionally accredited institution is required with a minimum of three years of public library administrative/management experience and eligibility for certification by the North Carolina Public Library Certification Board. Excellent oral and written communication skills and management skills are necessary. Experience with managing a budget is required. Must have the ability to plan and direct the work of staff engaged in carrying out generalized and specialized library functions.
Application Instructions Send cover letter, resume, and references to
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Special Notes Questions? Contact Jane Blackbkurn,

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