DATE ENTERED: April 22, 2023
POSITION: RELIC Manager (Sr Librarian)
APPLY BY:  May 30, 2023

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY GOVERNMENT invites applications for:
Job Title: RELIC Manager (Sr Librarian)
Department:  LIBRARY
Closing Date/Time:  May 30, 2023
Salary:  See Position Description
Job Type: Full-Time / Exempt
Location:  Woodbridge, VA



Prince William County Public Libraries is seeking a vibrant and dynamic Senior Librarian to take the reins of the Ruth E. Lloyd Information Center (RELIC), a specialized department dedicated to genealogy and local history. Are you passionate about unearthing the secrets of the past and helping families connect with their ancestral roots? Do you love exploring the rich history of Prince William County and all the fascinating stories it holds? As the manager of RELIC, you'll have the chance to guide a team of professionals, as well as connect with patrons from all walks of life. If you're committed to lifelong learning and public service and want to be a part of a collegial work environment, we hope you will consider joining us today! 

This position is located at Central Library in Manassas, VA.


  • Access to training and career development opportunities
  • Membership in the Virginia Library Association
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System, as well as 457 and 401a defined contribution plans.
  • Excellent benefits including comprehensive medical coverage options, paid holidays, personal days, and generous leave accruals. 


  • Serve as department head for RELIC to include training and supervision.
  • Participate in policy and procedure formulation.
  • Oversee programming and outreach for RELIC.
  • Manage the RELIC collection.
  • Provide reference services at the RELIC Information Desk
  • Coordinate special projects.
  • Serve as a member of the Central Library management team and be in charge of the building at given times. 


Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or Library and Information Systems (MLIS).


  • Experience with genealogical and historical research. 
  • Confident, flexible, and collaborative leadership style.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Commitment to providing outstanding customer service.
  • Experience with supervising and training staff. 
  • Project management experience.
  • Experience planning and presenting programs.
  • Collection Management and Archives experience.
  • Experience managing operations within a facility.
  • Keen attention to detail.


This is a full-time exempt position. Central Library is open Monday-Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Thursday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Scheduling flexibility is imperative. The schedule includes one evening per week and rotating Saturdays as assigned. Schedule may vary depending on the needs of the branch.


The position may require travel to other county locations. A DMB check will be conducted for employees who drive while on County business.


The above position description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department. 

The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change. 

Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

ENTRY SALARY RANGE: $62,613.00 - $77,453.00

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Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.

Prince William County determines the legal employment status of all County employees by utilizing a two-step process. Document verification is the first step of the process which is required of all employers as set forth in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. The second step in our process is E-Verify, an Internet-based system made available by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration. This system permits the County to electronically confirm legal employment status of all new hires.