DATE ENTERED: December 2, 2020
POSITION: LIBRARY DIRECTOR
LOCATION: AUGUSTA COUNTY LIBRARY, FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA
APPLY BY: January 8, 2021


LIBRARY DIRECTOR
AUGUSTA COUNTY LIBRARY
FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA

The Augusta County Library Board seeks an energetic, creative, and skilled leader to serve as the Library Director for the Augusta County Library system located in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  Seven library locations serve a population of 76,000.  The Library is a consortium member (TLC Library Solution) and has a circulation of 525,000. There are seventeen full-time employees and eleven part-time employees; multiple volunteers, and a $1.5 million+ budget. Visit http://www.co.augusta.va.us and http://www.augustacountylibrary.org for more information on the area and the library.

The successful candidate will need to possess dynamic leadership ability, strategic planning experience, hands-on management knowledge, staff development commitment, and excellent verbal and written skills; and a willingness to work in concert with the Library Board, Staff, County Administrator, and Friends of the Library.  The primary duties of the position include working with staff to meet recent strategic plan goals, technology planning and enhancement, facilities management, fostering a creative and patron-focused staff, and the ability to inspire community support.  The candidate must have an MLIS or MLS from an ALA accredited program; six or more years of professional library experience, including at least three years of increasingly greater library administrative responsibilities.

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits are excellent.  All communications are treated confidentially.  Recruitment profile can be obtained on the Augusta County website under the Human Resources page. Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, county application and three letters of professional recommendations to [email protected] or to County of Augusta, Human Resources Office, P. O. Box 590, Verona, VA 24482, (540)-245-5617, no later than January 8, 2021.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.