The Assistant Director works in partnership with the Director to administer and manage all aspects of library service. UCPL is a full service library located in Buckhannon, WV, a progressive college community approximately two hours south of Pittsburgh, PA and two hours north of Charleston, WV. The library’s service population is 18,615. Visit www.buckhannonwv.org for details.
UCPL is a single facility system but also is designated a Service Center by the West Virginia Library Commission. As a Service Center, UCPL provides professional librarian expertise, continuing education and administrative services to 13 “affiliates” in a five county region. The Assistant Director helps carry out policies, services, and originates programs. Other tasks include collection development, management and supervising a generally cheerful staff of 9. The ideal candidate will be encouraged to introduce innovations that move the Library in directions not yet imagined. The ideal candidate will have had some cataloging experience and have more current knowledge of the use of technology in libraries than the present Director. Experience with Sierra ILS a plus. A Master of Library Science (MLS) or Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree is required.
Salary: $30,000 – $33,000 per year plus excellent benefits. This is a good job for a recent library school graduate seeking experience.
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to: Assistant Director Search, 1150 Route 20 South Road, Buckhannon, WV 26201 or email same to: firstname.lastname@example.org