Montgomery City-County Public Library
The Montgomery City-County Public Library in Montgomery, Alabama is seeking a highly talented and enthusiastic individual to join our team. The current vacancy for Librarian IV will manage the Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library, our central library. The successful candidate will have a proven record of managing library staff, offering outstanding and innovative programs and services to a diverse population, and providing quality user-centered services and programs that meet the needs of the Montgomery community.
We are looking for candidates who are passionate about their work, use creative problem-solving techniques, are comfortable balancing multiple perspectives, can multi-task, and easily adapt to new library technological skills and tools. This position is responsible for managing a professional and paraprofessional staff of 24 and oversees the circulation, children/young adult services, media, and reference services departments.
Qualified candidates will possess a master's degree in librarianship from a program accredited by the American Library Association and a minimum of 3 years of professional level library experience of responsible and professional experience managing a system-wide department or a library branch which includes the supervision of employees. Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health and dental insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.
Today, Montgomery is known for its renaissance of a historic downtown and redevelopment of the riverfront. Montgomery is a city rich in history, yet clearly focused on the future. Once the capital of the Confederacy, Montgomery grew to become the center of the Civil Rights Movement, and is home to the new National Memorial for Peace and Justice, the Equal Justice Initiative, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Maya Lin's Civil Rights Memorial. Montgomery is nationally known for its many historic/cultural landmarks and events such as the Alabama State Capitol, Dexter Avenue King Memorial Church, First White House of the Confederacy, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Hank Williams Memorial, Alabama War Memorial and Alabama Shakespeare Theater. Montgomery is the home of both Maxwell and Gunter Air Force Bases. Located in Central Alabama, we are a quick three-hour drive to the beaches of Alabama and the Florida panhandle. We are more than just the capital of Alabama-we are the epitome of economic prosperity. We enjoy being the showplace for southern hospitality, beautiful weather, and high-tech jobs.
Karen Preuss, Assistant Library Director
Additional job information and online application are available at www.montgomerypersonnel.com. Applications must be submitted no later than 5 PM CST on June 25, 2019.