Library Director

Sharon Hill Public Library

General Description
This is an administrative and professional position which entails directing the operation for Sharon Hill Public Library within the framework established by the library’s By-Laws and Library Board of Trustees.  Duties are performed with a high degree of independent judgment and initiative. 
Salary is commensurate with experience.  The position is part-time, 26 – 30 hours per week

Requirements
• Must meet or exceed the Pennsylvania State’s educational certification criteria
• Two years of supervisory experience as an administrator or public library director is desirable
• Attending County Library System meetings, trainings, and appropriate workshops along with conferences
• Hold staff meeting and recommend services and policies to the Library Trustee Board
• Active participation in community organizations and professional library associations
• Preparing reports for the Library Trustee Board, Borough, County Library System and State
• Hiring and firing of personnel 
• Managing/Training library staff and volunteers, responsible for overall routines of the library
• Serving as library spokesperson for public relations and marketing activities with the ability of identifying the needs of a culturally diverse population which creates a welcoming environment for all patrons, employees and community partners
• Supervising maintenance of library building and grounds
• Operate the library within the budget restraints; seeks, develops and administers external funding sources to support the expansion of library services
• Develops and manages the selection of all library collection through materials selection, acquisitions, cataloging, weeding and reviewing professional journals along with book review sources
• Responsible for planning, organizing and co-ordinating all library activities
• Keep abreast of industry related information, knowledgeable of key trends in library science, including the ability to evaluate emerging technologies
• Technology skills, organizational, interpersonal skills and strong problem solving ability, demonstrative good oral and written communication skills
• Answering/Resolving all library related reference questions and complaints
• Ability to lift 25 pounds, transport book carts, and shelve books in high and low areas
• Performing other duties as designated by the Library Trustee Board  

Please mail resume, salary requirements and 3 references to:

President, Sharon Hill Public Library Board
Borough of Sharon Hill
250 Sharon Avenue
Sharon Hill, PA 19079

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