Library Director – Sedro Woolley, WA

Today’s Date: 01/06/2014

Job Closing Date: 02/06/2014

Job Title: Library Director

Institution Central Skagit Regional Library District

Library Location: Sedro Woolley, Washington

Website (if applicable): http://www.centralskagitlibrary.org

Duties / Job description: The newly formed district is looking for a library director. The new director will provide leadership in the design and implementation of new library services for a previously unserved area. The Library Director reports to a five member volunteer Board of Trustees. The Director provides system-wide strategic, visionary, and inspirational leadership. Because the district is in its formative stages, the Library Director will be required to have a broad knowledge of library administration, budgeting, personnel management, relationship building, and community engagement.

Qualifications: State of Washington Librarian Certification or the ability to obtain one; a valid driver’s license; and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience and leadership. Essential knowledge, skills and abilities include: knowledge of the principles practices and procedures of library administrative management; knowledge of contemporary best practices for libraries; knowledge of budget preparation, maintenance and forecasting; knowledge of electronic resources and technology; excellent interpersonal and communication/listening skills; collaboration and consensus building skills; as well a knowledge of Washington State law as it relates to Library Districts. Proven success working effectively as director with a governing board is a valuable skill. Visit the district website http://www.centralskagitlibrary.org and check under recent news for a complete job description.

Will out of state candidates be considered? Yes

Salary Range: A starting salary is negotiable and dependent on experience and qualifications

How to apply? Send a cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Joy Neal at: jneal@lclib.lib.wa.us Position closes January 31, 2014.

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