Job: Library Director

General Information
Position:
Library Director

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$68,300 Annually/DOQ

Job Category:
Administration

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

Description:

    Full-Time + employer paid benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, STD,LTD, vacation leave, sick leave, retirement and paid holidays). 

A highly responsible administrative and professional position requiring technical library skills and a desire to offer great customer service. Work involves strategic leadership of library services, collections, and staff. The Library Director works independently, under the direction of the City Manager, according to prescribed procedures and plans for long-range library growth. Administers plans, organizes, and coordinates all activities of the City Library.

  •  Analyzes and authorizes acquisition of books, periodicals and other materials.

  • Prepares and implements, manages the library annual budget.

  • Oversees technical training and support for automated library systems.

  • Authorizes employee leave, verifies and approves department time records and evaluates staff performance. Supervises the work of library employees and volunteers engaged in professional and paraprofessional and clerical work, ensuring adherence to established regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Conducts public relations programs to increase public awareness and support of library programs and services.

  • Ensures proper sanctions, permits and approvals are obtained as required for activities and special city events.

  • Selects equipment and furnishings in order to maintain efficient usage of public and staff areas.

  • Compiles and prepares documentation to qualify and receive state and federal assistance,. Research and secure grants, other than State Aid; implements and manages federal, state and other sources of funding.

  • Serves on library cooperative director’s council.

  • Participates with Friends Guild in fund-raising and program enhancement.Keeps abreast of recent developments & trends in library profession by reading professional literature and participating in professional organizations; may attend state/regional library association meetings and conferences.

  • Serves as liaison and fosters communication and cooperation between all governing agencies, local advisory boards, public, and library staff.
  • Develops instructional programs for public computer training.

  • Develops and executes progressive development of the library; strategies and programs to develop and maintain positive image and relations between

  • representatives, partners, and residents.

  • Develops, implements, and reviews library policies and procedures; responsible for formulating, recommending and initiating library policy statements for discussion, revision and decision of the City Manager.
  • Prepares and manages long-range and annual plans of service, as well as system-wide policies in cooperation with representatives, partners, and residents.
  • Prepares and monitors weekly, monthly, and annual reports for the City Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

 


Education:

 

            Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited 

           program supplemented by three to five years of progressively responsible public library  

           work with extensive supervisory experience. Library cooperative experience preferred.

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
03-23-2018

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
www.cityofdestin.com

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Other

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Destin City Library

Job Location:
Northwest Florida

Address:
4200 Indian Bayou Trail

City:
Destin

Zip:
32541

County:
Okaloosa


Institution Information
Institution Name :
City of Destin

Address:
4200 Indian Bayou Trail

City:
Destin

State:
FL

Zip:
32541

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Karen Jankowski, Risk-HR Manager

Contact Email:
HR@cityofdestin.com

Contact Phone:
850-837-4200

Contact Fax:
850-269-9890

How to apply

Through the City of Destin Website:   www.cityofdestin.com


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