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Job Application Packet for Kinchafoonee Regional Library

Available Positions:

Regional Library Director:

The Kinchafoonee Regional Library system is currently seeking a qualified individual to fulfill the position of Regional Library Director.  For more information on the job description see below.

Location: Regional Headquarters

Brief Job Description:


Position
: Library Director for the Kinchafoonee Regional Library System

This is a full time, 40 hour/week position with exempt status

 The Director is responsible for the overall operation and administration of the library system, including planning and implementation of policies, programs, and procedures, and the development of long-range plans for service. The Director has responsibility for preparation and administration of the regional and county budgets for the library system and for employment of library staff. The Director reports to the Kinchafoonee Regional Library Board of Trustees.
Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree in library and information studies from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.
  • At least a grade 5 (b) professional librarian certificate as defined by the State Board for the Certification of Librarians.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in professional library work

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in management of a multi-county regional library system
  • Working knowledge of PINES or the Evergreen ILS
  • Access to a reliable means of personal transportation

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities include but are not limited to:

  • Considerable knowledge of professional library principles, policies, systems and facilities.
  • Considerable knowledge of modern library practices, organizations, aims, and objectives.
  • Ability to administer library operations, promote library use, and develop high standards of library service.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library trustees, staff and the general public.
  • Ability to inspire and support staff to achieve excellence in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of Dewey Decimal system, reference resources, and branch collections.
  • Familiar with the needs of local patrons of each library.

Physical Requirements

Requires light work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 30 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and routine keyboard operations.

Benefits include State Health Insurance benefits, additional selected benefits, Annual and Sick Leave, and participation in the Teacher’s Retirement System of Georgia.

Job Application information: See Link Below
Application Packet for Regional Library Director - Includes Job Description and Associated Benefits

Please send completed Regional Library Director application packets to search@krlbrary.org.