Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and coordinating a comprehensive program of quality Library service to citizens of the City of Seminole as well as the unincorporated area of the County as a County Cooperative member. The Director provides general oversight and responsibility for all Library operations with emphasis on the operating budget and personnel. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the Director of Administration with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and decision making on the day-to-day operations of the Library. The person in this position is solely accountable for the fulfillment of all duties and authority commensurate with assigned responsibilities. During occasions of local emergencies, this position shall be required to perform emergency tasks which may result in extended work hours as well as extended periods of time away from family members.
EOE, DFWP, VP.
Graduation from an accredited American Library Association (ALA) college or university with a Master's Degree in Library Science. Minimum of seven (7) years experience in a multiple service Library with at least three (3) years of responsible administrative and supervisory experience. Extensive knowledge of the practices, principles, and methods of Library Science and Administration, including such phases as library planning, general reference, classification, cataloging, acquisitions, circulation, youth services and automated library management systems. Experienced in word processing, spreadsheet and other appropriate computer applications. Knowledge of reader interest levels and of books and authors. Ability to plan, organize, and direct Library programs and activities. Ability to interpret community interests and needs as they relate to Library services. Ability to analyze facts and exercise judgment in decision making. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with public community groups, other Cooperative member libraries, Tampa Bay Library Consortium member libraries, and St. Petersburg College. Considerable working knowledge of preparing and managing an operating budget. Ability to schedule, plan, organize and direct the activities of a large diversified staff of Library employees.
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