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Library Director @ Tipton County Public Library (TN)

Friday, July 30, 2021 9:09 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

TIPTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  LIBRARY DIRECTOR

 

The Tipton County Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Library Director to oversee daily operations of the Tipton County Public Library, a Level 4 library with a service population of 34,674, located in Covington, TN.

 

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION:

 

The Library Director will receive supervision from the Library Board of Trustees and general guidance from the Regional Library Director.  The Director shall comply with policies and procedures established by the Library Board.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

This is a full-time salaried position. The Library Director will accomplish the following:

  • Serve as the Library’s executive officer and manage daily operations
  • Hire and manage staff and volunteers; handle terminations if necessary
  • Prepare the annual budget draft, oversee payroll, receive and expend funds, and maintain accurate financial records; deliver invoices to County Budget Office
  • Prepare Board meeting agendas and necessary reports; attend Board meetings
  • Assist the Board with long-range planning and policy development
  • Select materials for all media and all age groups
  • Attend continuing education events (e.g., at Regional Library in Jackson, TN)

 This description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The Library Board reserves the right to revise or change position duties if the need arises.

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  •  EDUCATION – A master’s degree in Library Science is preferred.  A bachelor’s degree and significant public library experience will be considered. 
  •  EXPERIENCE - At least five years of library experience is preferred.  Previous supervisory experience is also preferred.

 

SALARY RANGE:

The starting salary for this position is $35,000 to $40, 000, depending on experience. The benefit package includes health insurance and participation in the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System.

 

APPLICATIONS:

Interested candidates should send resumes to libraryboard@tiptonco.com. The deadline for applications is 5:00 PM on Friday, August 27, 2021.

 

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