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  Library: William B. Harlan Memorial Library
  Type of Position: Full-time
  Salary: $30,000 minimum experience and education will be considered
  Benefits: paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave, health insurance, and participation in 401k

  Overview: Supports the library's mission by:

    -Serving as the chief operating officer of the library
    -Insuring that customers receive excellent public service
    -Working to promote the Library by developing community partnerships
    -Advocating for the library in the local community and at the state level

  Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    -Works collaboratively with the Library Board and staff, community organizations, and institutions, other      
     libraries, government agencies, and the public to provide high quality library service
    -Proposes, implements, interprets, and communicates the library's mission, policies, and procedures
    -Manages the library's personnel including determining need, hiring, training, scheduling, monitoring,          
     motivating, leading, and evaluating staff directly, as well as resolving staff conflict
    -Leads the annual budget process, monitors the budget, prepares financial forecasts, pursues grant                     opportunities
    -Supervises the payroll and accounting process; ensures the financial integrity of the library
    -Initiates and coordinates strategic and short-term planning; evaluates library services and programs
    -Oversees collection development, programming planning and implementation, public relations efforts,                 website development, facilities/grounds maintenance and repair
    -Represents the library in the community, develops and maintains community partnerships that support the           library's mission
    -Completes all documents and reports required by KDLA as well as state and local government agencies
    -Prepares board agendas and materials for monthly and special board meetings
    -Develops and maintains an awareness of current library issues and trends
    -Performs related work as required and assigned for the efficient and effective operation of the library


    -Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree
    -Qualified candidates will have public library experience and leadership abilities

  Required Skills and Knowledge:

    -Broad knowledge of library materials, services, and operations
    -Commitment to excellent customer service
    -Ability to determine and interpret community interests/needs and translate them into library services
    -Ability to analyze issues and to exercise good judgment to solve problems
    -Ability to professionally represent the library in the community

  How to Apply:

    Application Procedure:
    Director candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume in an e-mail to attachment with     subject: William B Harlan Memorial Library Director position

    Application Deadline: October 31, 2018

    Email to:
    bgspear1234@gmail.com,  cc to: high58@scrtc.com