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Library Director

Salary: $50,676 - $53,210

Acts as chief administrative officer with responsibility for managing and organizing the library operation, and planning and directing its program of service:

Circulation Duties

· Works rotating Saturdays and fills in for evening shift as needed.

· Charges books, magazines and other library holdings in and out at the circulation desk.

· Performs the full range of circulation desk procedures using an automated circulation system.

· Collects fines using an automated circulation system.

· Replaces books, magazines and other library holdings on shelves according to Dewey Decimal system.

· Discharges incoming library materials using an automated circulation system and inspects them for damages.

· Performs routine library computer functions.

· Operates a variety of standard office and library machines including copier, fax, scanner, printer, etc.

· Answers telephones and provides routine information or refers and transfers calls.

· Assists in assuring accurate library shelving by shelf-reading weekly and reshelving of materials, as needed.

· Assists patrons locating library materials.

· Assists patrons with basic computer questions, reference questions, NC Live, Overdrive and other resources.

· Perform routine opening and closing procedures including closing out cash register and securing building.

Job Specific Duties

· Ensures compliance with State Aid requirements, working with the State Library as needed.

· Develops long-range planning for library, including programs and services, organization, staffing, budgeting, building and public relations

· Develops and maintains annual budget and long-term financial plans for the library

· Assesses library service needs of the community and implements programs to meet those needs

· Prepares or coordinates preparation of all major reports, proposals, contracts, or grants related to the library

· Hires, develops and supervises library personnel,

· Interprets library policy to other agencies and the public at large

· Writes and submits library grants to assist in resource maintenance and development

· Maintains comprehensive knowledge of modern library trends through professional reading and workshops

· Acts as liaison to Friends of the Library

· Participates actively in local, state and national library associations

· Assures that library facilities and equipment are maintained properly, and coordinates maintenance and repair functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

· Knowledge of library circulation procedures and practices.

· Some skill in typing and the ability to do data entry using a computer terminal.

· Good ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.

· Good ability to pay attention to detail.

· Good ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates and the general public.

Qualifications MLS degree from an ALA accredited library school

Special Requirements Valid Driver’s Licenses – with a good driving record

Submit completed application, resume and cover letter to Caswell County Human Resources Department, Attn: Ashley Powell, PO Box 98 Yanceyville, NC 27379.

Email: [email protected]

Applications can be found on the Caswell County Official Website:

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