(Full-time, salaried, $42-52k) Apply with resume and cover letter. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualifications: ALA/MLS: Indiana Library Certification III or above; ability to supervise staff; organizational, planning and problem-solving skills; good communication skills; knowledge of automated library systems and computer technologies for libraries; knowledge of state law and practices in regard to libraries; ability to get along with people of all ages and temperaments.
Duties: 1. Plan, organize, coordinate and direct a balance of library services to all people of Pike County in accordance with plans as defined by the Board of Trustees. 2. Recommend policy needs and changes to the Board; implement library policies; and supervise the development of uniform procedures throughout the library system. 3. Submit a proposed annual budget to the Board; direct and supervise the expenditures of library funds in accordance with the State Board of Accounts manual and the Library’s purchasing policy. 4. Direct the operations and maintenance of the library buildings and grounds; computers and other equipment; provide for the safety and security of patrons, personnel and property.
5. Develop and maintain all library collections in accordance with the library’s selection and collection development policies. 6. Train and supervise all library staff in accordance with the library’s personnel handbook; promote staff development and training opportunities. New positions may be created by the action of the Board of Trustees. All hiring and firing to be done by Board of Trustees with the recommendation of the director. 7. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with schools, civic and community groups, and other agencies; represent the library by speaking before civic, community and other groups regarding the objectives and activities of the library. 8. Promote library services and programs to the general public in the local media. 9. Represent the library at professional workshops, meetings and conferences.
10. Attend all Board meetings and give reports about the library’s activities, progress and needs; report any problems that need the Board’s attention. 11. Select and order supplies and equipment; monitor needs. 12. Maintain an awareness of all laws and regulations concerning libraries; inform Board of any conflicts. 13. Ensure proper deportment and attitude of employees and patrons. 14. Other duties as assigned by the Board.
Job Closing Date: May 2, 2016