Serving as the Chief Executive Officer and official representative of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library System (MFRL), the Library Director is responsible for administering all library functions within the goals, guidelines and policies established by the Library Board of Trustees. The Director is expected to provide solid leadership within the library, the community and the library profession.
Essential duties include but are not limited to developing, reviewing and modifying all policies for Library Board approval, in concert with the policies, procedures and guidelines of Montgomery and Floyd Counties, Virginia. Library Director establishes a strategic five-year plan, monitors and reports on plan progress, and plans/evaluates service levels for new and current programs; prepares/justifies and follows annual budget and accounting for all monies requested/received in accordance with accounting and financial reporting systems of Montgomery County and the Library of Virginia; monitor Library facilities and plans for improvements, renovation or expansions, and maintains effective community outreach programs, and more. Successful candidate will be able to work well with a variety of customers including citizens/customers, county officials, public officials and others; implement measures for strategic growth of programs and facilities to meet evolving and growing needs; and possess the ability to lead others toward established goals.
Position requires Master’s Degree in Library Science/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Eight years’ experience as a professional public librarian with a minimum of five years increasingly responsible management in public libraries to include experience in personnel management and budget administration. Must be certified or eligible for certification by the Library of Virginia Board, and possess/acquire a valid Virginia Driver’s License.
Salary $70,000 - $114,580 DOE/DOQ.