Employment Opportunities/Applications

Washington County is seeking to fill the position of Staff Attorney for the County Legal Services and Administration.  This position shall for all purposes be an employee of Washington County reporting to the County Mayor and receiving directives from and subject to oversight of the retained County Attorney.  Juris Doctorate degree with admission to the Tennessee State Bar required.  Salary based on qualifications and experience.  The complete position description and application is available below.  All completed applications must be submitted via e-mail to sgreene@washingtoncountytn.org  on or before the closing date of May 1, 2015 at 12:00pm.  Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.

The Washington County Library Board of Trustees is seeking a forward thinking and experienced library professional to administer and manage the libraries located in Jonesborough and Gray, Tennessee.  It is ideal for a dynamic library leader with a passion for exceptional library service and the ability to lead a talented team.  The successful candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of sound public library management principles, best practices, trends and current professional theories.  The ability to exercise good judgment and the ability to communicate effectively and positively with patrons, employees, Board of Trustees and various governmental and community groups is necessary.  The ability to lead and inspire staff with creative new ideas for increasing library services while growing the use and support for library services among the public and strategic partners is important.  This is a highly visible position requiring a librarian capable of working closely with the patrons, county officials, regional and state entities and the Library Board of Trustees.
Job responsibilities require a Masters in Library Science (MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution preferred) and a minimum of 5 years experience working for a public library with considerable experience supervising and directing the activities of staff. 
Submit a letter of application and a resume including a minimum of 3 references of library experience to:
                        Washington County Library Board of Trustees
                        Attn:  Gene Hurdt, Chairperson
                        471 Old Embreeville Road, Jonesborough, TN  37659
                        Or email to Jackscreek@centurylink.net
Washington County, TN is an equal opportunity employer.

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