Library Director, Washington County Tennessee Libraries
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.