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Job Title:Library Director
Employer:St. Charles City-County Library
Address:77 Boone Hills Drive
City:St. Peters
Description:St. Charles City-County Library ( —a Kaleidoscope of Discovery! —seeks a motivated and knowledgeable change agent for this progressive Missouri library district. The successful candidate, working with a nine-member dedicated Board of Trustees, will demonstrate a clear vision, lead by example, and build strong internal and external relationships with library stakeholders—staff, the Foundation, the Friends of the Library, and the 385,000 residents of St. Charles County. With a focus on effectiveness and efficiency, the Library serves its customers from twelve locations and an annual $18 million operating budget. St. Charles City-County Library is a separate taxing district supporting the Library by a property tax. Key areas for future focus include: exploring the expansion of services through additional branches or alternative access; developing a new strategic plan; serving as the liaison to the Foundation Board and Friends of the Library to support and encourage their efforts; actively engaging the community; and developing, supporting, and mentoring staff. The basics for exemplary service are in place and the District is poised to achieve new levels in service excellence.
Responsibilities:Responsibilities. The Director is the chief executive officer of the Library District and is responsible for the execution of orders and policies adopted and promulgated by the Board of Trustees and those prescribed by the Missouri State Statute regarding this position. The Director has complete authority to hire employees for all positions authorized by the Board and shall be responsible for carrying out all policies of the Board. The Director also performs other duties as the Board may from time to time direct. The responsibilities of the Director also include helping to develop short-term and long-range plans relative to all areas of the District. The Director provides expertise and direction in all areas including: finances, expansion, staff development, professional services, and public relations. As chief executive officer of the Library District, the Director generally receives assignments in terms of broad objectives and limits from the Board of Trustees. The primary responsibility of the Director is to develop all aspects of the St. Charles City-County Library District to best meet the needs of the community. See the complete position description ( for full details.
Minimum Qualifications:A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and five years of experience in a highly responsible administrative position in either a library or related organization; or any combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skills to allow successful performance of the job.
Preferred Qualifications:
Type:Public Library
Salary & Benefits:$113,593 – 152,659
Instructions:For further information, please visit Bradbury Miller Associates ( Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and résumé as Word or PDF attachments to Dan Bradbury, This position will close November 5, 2017.
Deadlines:November 5, 2017
Contact:Dan Bradbury
Date Added:2017-09-29 11:16:08
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