Ascension Parish Library

Ascension Parish, Louisiana

Director, Ascension Parish Library (Louisiana)The Ascension Parish Library in Louisiana is seeking a Director who will embrace working and living in a friendly, diverse and growing community. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the current Director.Ascension Parish is located close to Baton Rouge and about 45 minutes north of New Orleans. The area is known for its multicultural roots, great food and spirit of Southern hospitality. Ascension Parish is one of the fastest growing parishes in the state due in part to its proximity to Baton Rouge, the state capital. The library serves approximately 124,000 residents through four locations and has the resources and support of a Board and staff who are committed to promoting its strong role in the community.Salary $110,000 or higher ... Read More
Posted Aug 16, 2019

Youth Librarian, Main Branch

Livingston Parish Library

Livingston, LA

JOB OPENING: Youth Librarian, Main Branch DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Are you creative, energetic, and love working with children? Livingston Parish Library is looking for an enthusiastic person, who enjoys working with young children and teens. The applicant must have a good working knowledge of children's literature, excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment to excellent customer service, collection development experience and the ability to work with minimal supervision while demonstrating tangible results of his/her work. The applicant should also have experience conducting programs and other events, have excellent organizational skills, have the ability to meet deadlines and have excellent verbal and writing skills. This position will work closely with other librarians t ... Read More
Posted Dec 18, 2017

Library Director

Lafayette Public Library

Lafayette, LA

Direct the public library in the Happiest City in the United States!” The Lafayette Public Library Board of Control (LA) seeks an exceptional leader and executive who demonstrates commitment to the public library’s local and global mission. The successful candidate will have the skill and experience to plan and implement new services and programs, fostering community support and a shared vision for the Lafayette Public Library.Political acumen, an understanding and proficiency in library technologies, a proven record of successful staff leadership, an in-depth knowledge of library funding streams, and experience in library construction and design are critical skill sets. With a dedicated staff of 140 and a $12 million annual operating budget, the Library serves the 221,000 pari ... Read More
Posted Jan 6, 2016

Librarian III - Collection Management Catalog

New Orleans Public Library

Main Library

Title: Librarian III – Collection Management Catalogue JobDescription: Professional work in Collection Management of the New Orleans Public Library responsible for cataloging library materials and assisting in ensuring the accuracy of NOPL’s public access catalog. Employee supervises a small group of professionals, para-professionals, and clerical assistants. IllustrativeTasks: Catalog print and non-print materials using OCLC Connexion Browser, Polaris and the Dewey Decimal Classification system, including original cataloging Maintain knowledge of current trends in professional cataloging rules and standards Provide customer service related to catalog problems and questions initiated by Library staff Search OCLC for MARC records, locate and match records to items n ... Read More
Posted Aug 5, 2015

Branch Manager II - Main Library

New Orleans Public Library

Main Library

BRANCH MANAGER II – Main Library Job Description Summary: The Branch Manager of Main manages all the divisions within the public service areas of Main Library. The incumbent oversees programs, services, and operations for the Main Library including African American Resource Center, Youth Services, Circulation, Information and Reference, Louisiana and City Archives, Periodicals, Arts and Recreation. The incumbent also works to manage collections, materials and spaces. Essential Job Duties: Under the direction and guidance of the Director of Public Services, the Main Branch Manager: Works with Director of Public Services and Main staff to ensure Main Library is an inviting, attractive and safe space. Establishes or revises goals, procedures and schedules relating to Main Li ... Read More
Posted Aug 5, 2015

Library Director-Shreve (LA) Memorial Library

Shreve Memorial Library

Shreveport, LA

Dream. Discover. Do. The Shreve Memorial Library ( Board of Control seeks an experienced “dreamer and a doer” to inspire vision while guiding the Library in providing quality services and programs to the Caddo Parish (LA) community. The new Library Director, in collaboration with the Board of Control, staff and stakeholders, will initiate and implement a new strategic direction and future focus for the Shreve Memorial Library. Governed by an eight-member appointed Board of Control and 2 Ex Officio--the Mayor and the Commission President, the Library serves the 255,000 citizens of the Parish with a committed staff (182 FTE), a $17.5 million annual operating budget, and 22 locations. In addition to 20 branches, SML supports a Main Library (on the Regist ... Read More
Posted Mar 30, 2015

Library Director

East Baton Rouge Parish Library

Baton Rouge, LA

Responsibilities. Under the direction of the Library Board of Control, the Director is the chief administrator of the library system and has oversight responsibility for operating and maintaining the existing system, including financial management, management of library personnel, and for planning and managing the construction of new libraries. The Director must provide visionary leadership for the creation, development, and implementation of innovative service and cutting edge technology, develop effective and positive working relationships with city and community leaders, as well as build a constructive relationship with members of the media. See the EBRPL job description at for illustrative examples of general responsibilities and duties. ... Read More
Posted May 23, 2012