Today’s Date: 01/05/2015
Job Closing Date: 01/31/2015
Job Title: Library Director
Anticipated hours per week: Full Time
Institution Central Skagit Rural Partial County Library District
Library Location: Skagit County, Washington
Website (if applicable): http://centralskagitlibrary.org
Duties / Job description: Provides leadership in district wide strategic planning for services, facilities, staffing and technology. Develops and oversees the annual budget and annual report. Ensures the library embraces and applies library best practices. Hires and supervises staff. Cultivates and maintains positive collaborative relationships with communities, local officials, citizen’s groups, news media and the public. Participates in position related activities with relevant organizations and groups.
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; a knowledge of Washington State law as it relates to Library Districts. Proven success working effectively as director with a governing board is desired
Will out of state candidates be considered? Yes
Salary Range: Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience
How to apply? Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Joy Neal at email@example.com Complete job description can be found at centralskagitlibrary.org
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