DATE ENTERED: July 26, 2019
POSITION: LIBRARY DIRECTOR
LOCATION: COUNTY OF CULPEPER, VA
APPLY BY:08/19/19 05:00 PM


COUNTY OF CULPEPER
302 North Main Street
Culpeper, VA 22701
http://web.culpepercounty.gov  

Invites Applications for the Position of:
LIBRARY DIRECTOR    
Library
An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY RANGE
$38.94 - $41.35 - Hourly
$6,749.25 - $7,166.67 - Monthly
$80,991.00 - $86,000.00 - Annually

OPENING DATE: 07/25/19

CLOSING DATE: 08/19/19 05:00 PM

DESCRIPTION:
Library Director--Culpeper, Virginia
The Culpeper County Library's seven-member Board seek a Library Director excited and ready to lead a great Library in a great community. Serving a county of 52,000 residents who love their library, the 22,000-square foot Library ( http://www.cclva.org/ - expanded and renovated in 2015) has a staff of twelve FTEs, a collection of approx. 90,000 items, a Local History room, and an annual operating budget of $1,168,000. The new Director will provide quality leadership, direct and support staff, work well with an established Friends of the Library and Library Foundation.  In addition, they will collaborate with local organizations and agencies, and bring new ideas and exciting change to the Library. Opportunities include representing the Library externally to community stakeholders, facility and space redesign, and supporting continuing education for a strong team of dedicated staff. The Library is an agency of the County receiving most of its funding through the County, a small portion through the State, and supplemented by a strong Friends group, and a Foundation, plus donations.

Culpeper County is located between Charlottesville, Virginia and about 70 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.

Culpeper has a strong Chamber of Commerce and downtown Culpeper Renaissance Group that helps make this town and county an award winning community.This makes the community a great place to live, work, and play. Culpeper offers the charm of small town living with excellent schools, many churches and a thriving downtown business community. Culpeper is also known for its wealth of natural beauty being near to the Shenandoah National Park and sitting at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. For more information, visit Culpeper Chamber of Commerce at https://culpeperchamber.com/ or Culpeper Tourism at https://visitculpeper.com.

Responsibilities. Under direction of the Library Board, the Director is responsible for the administration and management of the Library. Key areas of responsibility are personnel, budget including development and fundraising, facilities planning, representing the Library in the community, and development and implementation of strategic goals.

Qualifications.  Minimum qualifications include a Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and three years' responsible library experience or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Additional qualifications for a successful candidate are (1) strong interpersonal skills serving both internal and external stakeholders; (2) ability to develop and implement a clear vision with community/staff/Board input; (3) mentoring and coaching skills; (4) knowledge of current library trends and technologies; and (5) prior success as a vital community collaborator. Prefer applicant to be willing to relocate to within a 4 mile radius of the Library. Successful experience reporting to a governing board is preferred.

Compensation. The starting salary range is $80,991 - $86,000 commensurate with experience.  The full salary range is $80,991 - $125,536 with an attractive benefits package, which may be viewed at the full job description located at the link below.

Apply at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/culpeper/default.cfm by close of business August 19, 2019.  Interviews will be conducted on September 9 and 10 for an anticipated start date of October 1.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://web.culpepercounty.gov
OR
302 North Main Street
Culpeper, VA 22701     

Job #7310-0725-2019
LIBRARY DIRECTOR
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