|City of Eustis - Director of Library|
DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY
The City of Eustis is seeking an experienced library professional who has mid to executive level experience. Progressively responsible public library experience required. Candidate must be committed to a customer service work environment and exemplify the City’s core values of Service, Professionalism, Integrity, Results, Involvement, and Teamwork. Position is not expected to be filled until mid-October 2017.
The Library Director reports to the City Manager and plans, oversees, and directs the operations and services of the Eustis Memorial Library including budget and related grants and programs. Employee is responsible for establishing library goals and coordinating and integrating all activities toward achievement of established goals. As a Department Director for the Eustis Memorial Library, employee is responsible for the overall management and administration of the Library. Work is performed in accordance with broad directives and employee is expected to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in carrying out responsibilities. The employee has hiring and firing authority, subject to approval of the City Manager.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS –
Ability to plan, implement and direct library and grant programs/activities, policies and procedures; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department heads, City employees, outside agencies, community groups and the general public; ability to interpret and explain library policies and objectives to groups, the public and officials, as authorized; ability to communicate the vision of the public library to staff, public officials, as authorized, and members of the public; ability to research, assemble and analyze data and compose effective and accurate reports; ability to present ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; ability to supervise subordinates and recommend hiring, disciplining and firing employees; ability to anticipate trends in information retrieval systems and respond pro-actively and economically; ability to draft public relation materials; ability to work on-call, as required, including nights, weekends and holidays
Skill in the methods and techniques of research, analysis and evaluation; skill in public speaking.
Physical Demands - This is primarily sedentary work with periods of light physical effort. Requires sitting for long periods of time; bending and reaching; good finger/hand dexterity and hand/eye coordination; good eyesight, hearing and speech.
Minimum Qualifications - Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited school; at least five (5) years of progressively responsible public library experience required, to include at least three (3) years in a supervisory or management capacity.
Compensation – Salary Range is $72,326 - $108,540, depending on qualifications.
Applicants may apply by using the City’s on-line Application Builder at http://www.eustis.org or submit a paper application, also available on-line. The City asks that a cover letter, resume, and at least 5 professional references be attached to the electronic application or submitted by mail/e-mail/fax. References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established. Listing of benefits is available on the Human Resources page at http://www.eustis.org.
CLOSING DATE: OPEN UNTIL CLOSED BY THE CITY
The City of Eustis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from minorities and females and provides Veteran’s Preference per FS 295.07. Contact Information: Phone: 352-483-5472; Address: City of Eustis P.O. Drawer 68 Eustis, FL 32727-0068; E-mail: email@example.com.
Company Website: https://jobs.eustis.org/jobdetail.aspx?rtfid=217
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