Library Director

John C. Fremont Public Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Jun 15th, 2008


$30,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Florence, CO





Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library


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Job Description

The Library Director is subject to the administrative supervision of the Library Board of Trustees. The Director must exercise professional skills, leadership, initiative, communication skills, and independent judgment. The Library Director is responsible for providing library services to the John C. Fremont Library District. These responsibilities are divided into six principal areas. Library Administration & Personnel Finance Programming Collection Development and Maintenance Public relations Library cooperation Experience: Credibility, integrity, sense of humor and curiosity, willingness to learn new skills. Proven background of balancing leading a team, working under direction of a board, and exercising independent initiative. Two years minimum experience in management and supervision. Working knowledge of computer systems and word processing. Experience with budget development and implementation. Desired: previous work in library, thorough knowledge of principles and practices of modern librarianship and of library administration. Skills and Abilities: Required good verbal communication, listening skills and problem solving skills. Reads, writes, speaks, and understand English. Ability to respond appropriately to vision and long range plan of a Board of Trustees; ability to provide information necessary for Trustees to make sound decisions. Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the activities of others, work well with a community and staff, and make sound and independent decisions. Ability to multitask, handle complex and detailed work, follow task through to completion despite frequent interruption. Ability to function well under flexible and changing conditions. Ability to use computers and other Library equipment. Ability to prepare written reports. Ability to stand for extended periods. Ability and willingness to travel in order to further education or present the library.

Additional Info & Requirements

A cover letter to the Library Board of Trustees describing why you want to work at the John C. Fremont Library should accompany resume. Send your resume and cover letter to The Board of Trustees, 130 Church Av., Florence, Co. 81226.

The Community

Come join a dynamic team of individuals committed to providing superior service to a small community of 5,000 in Florence CO.
Posted May 21, 2008