DATE ADDED: February 12, 2018
POSITION: Library Director
LOCATION: Powhatan County Library, VA
APPLY BY: Open until filled

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a supportive team of local government professionals in a community with an excellent quality of life?  Powhatan County is the Richmond region’s best kept secret for work-life balance while being a short drive from the capital city’s amenities.  

  • Compensation: Starting salary of $66,074.
    Hours: Full-Time
    Deadline:  Open until filled.

The Powhatan County Library Director is retiring, and the Board of Trustees is looking for a leader who will carry on the torch of exceptional library service for a great community.  We are seeking an experienced library professional, who is a collaborative team builder, with strong fiscal and management skills and who prioritizes library engagement within the broader community. The library has a staff of 6.5 FTE and an annual budget of $486,000. This position is a full time, benefit eligible position with a starting salary of $66,074. Candidates must have a MLS and the Library Board of Virginia’s professional librarian certification.

Powhatan County is a historic and vibrant rural area, with a population of 28,000, located near the Richmond region’s amenities and conveniences.  All the Powhatan public schools are fully accredited. County supervisors and local government administrators are engaged leaders who value the library’s role in the community.  The county has numerous businesses, festivals, civic events, activities and service organizations.   Come join a supportive team in a community with an excellent quality of life.

Please use the County's website to submit a completed application.  A PDF version is also available for download and can be emailed to  Printed application forms are available at 3834 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139.  

Equal Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace

Powhatan County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply.  Powhatan County is a Drug Free Workplace.

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