Library Director

City of Glendale, Arizona


Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$79,208.00 to $99,999.99 per Year   Calculate


Glendale, AZ





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

The Glendale Public Library Director plans, organizes and directs the activities and staff of the city’s library system. Services provided include a full-service library management system, which includes circulation, adult/youth reference, technical services, new library development, arts programming and special events. In addition, the Library Director oversees the City’s Public Art Program and staff. The department has 88.75 full time employees, 100 volunteers, and an annual operating budget of $7.5 million with a capital improvement budget of $17.4 million.

Additional Info & Requirements

·Seven years of progressively responsible operational and administrative experience in professional library management. ·Five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience. ·Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited University. ·Preference for seven to ten years of experience in directing full-service multi-branch library systems.

The Community

Glendale is a thriving community with 235,000 residents. Glendale is a convenient 20 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The city is known for its excellent educational and medical institutions, beautiful neighborhoods and a diversified economic base. As Arizona's fifth-largest city and home to the 2008 Super Bowl, Glendale offers a wide variety of amenities including the famous Historic Downtown shopping district, legendary special events and festivals, museums and cultural attractions, and a growing number of professional sports facilities. Glendale’s stadium opened in Fall of 2006 as the most modern facility in North America. It is home to the Arizona Cardinals and the Fiesta Bowl, and features a retractable roof and rollout grass field.

HR Info

To apply, submit an application or resume by mail or in person to: City of Glendale Human Resources Department 5850 W. Glendale Avenue Glendale, Arizona 85301 EOE.

Posted Mar 23, 2007