Job: Executive Assistant

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Executive Assistant

Number position available:

Salary: $60,000 annual based on 40 hour week. Will consider a 20 hour work week during first year with working up to 40 hours week. The Fort Myers Beach Library District offers a health plan, deferred compensation program, sick and vacation leave, and e

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Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


Responsible administrative work involving a broad range of public library functions.  Ability in oral and written communications.  Prepares releases, bulletins and other public relationship materials to promote library services.  Prepares statistical and narrative reports of some complexity for Director.  Reports achievement of goals to Director and fosters collaborative relationships within the Library.

Reports to the Library Director.  Receives oral or written direction from the Library Director.  Assists Library Director in the management, supervision, and administration of the library to provide maximum services to library patrons in accordance with library policy and works closely with the Director and will receive guidance regarding policies and procedures and vision from the Library Director.

Ability to administer the activities of a public library and to supervise the work of others.

Performs and supervises library functions; plans and supervises in-service training for staff; fills in at public service needs as required; supervises the use of the community rooms and other library facilities; keeps abreast of developments in the field of science; troubleshoots challenges to maintenance, policies and practices to keep the library current and responsive to community needs.

Aids the Library Director in providing vision and leadership to the strategic planning and implementation process; determines service priorities including facilities, staffing, technology and programs.

Enthusiastic, visionary and community-minded leader who places libraries as a high priority and stands ready to be the face of the library at all times.

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.

This job description is not, nor is it intended to be, a complete statement of all duties, functions and responsibilities that comprise this position.


Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution and three or more years of library administrative experience.


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Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Fort Myers Beach Public Library

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Fort Myers Beach Public Library

Address 2:
2755 Estero Blvd

Fort Myers Beach



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Fort Myers Beach Public Library

Fort Myers Beach Public Library

Address 2:
2755 Estero Blvd

Fort Myers Beach



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Dr. Leroy Hommerding

Contact Email:

Contact Phone:

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How to apply

Sending a media presentation of your background and skills/experience with photos is most welcome and encouraged.  In lieu of a media presentation if necessary, submit an electronic copy (print copy optional) of a resume and letter of interest including the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references to:  Dr. Leroy Hommerding, Fort Myers Beach Library, 2755 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931,

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