Regional Library Director - Craven-Pamlico Regional Library

Description:

The Craven-Pamlico Regional Library System (“CPRL”) Board of Trustees seeks a charismatic and visionary Regional Director who can develop and implement programs and a mission by encouraging creative thinking. Located in Eastern North Carolina, CPRL serves 125,000 people in Craven and Pamlico Counties, with an annual budget over $2.3 million and over 50 employees who are committed to creating a thriving library system as the heart of the community. The CPRL system is composed of 5 local libraries within Craven and Pamlico Counties. The CPRL Regional Library Director is responsible for establishing, implementing, and communicating strategies, direction, plans, and programs for the operation and growth of the Library System and to direct the efforts of subordinate local library branch administrators under the policies and guidance of CPRL, and at the pleasure of the CPRL Board of Trustees. The ideal candidate will be an innovator and a unique blend of administrator, civic engager, and staff sponsor. Applicants must possess excellent library management skills, including a working knowledge of technological resources and advancements in the field, a knowledge of budgeting and long-range planning, and a background of successful cooperation with elected officials, boards, commissions, other community agencies, other non-profit groups, and citizens. Duties include determining the need for library services throughout the Region, and making recommendations to the Craven-Pamlico Regional Library Board of Trustees for the establishment of personnel, equipment, programs, and facilities to meet these needs.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program, NC Public Librarian Certification, and a comprehensive knowledge of public library operations normally acquired through a minimum of five years of management experience in a complex library including a minimum of three years supervisory experience.

Salary: $65,000-$80,000 based on experience