City of Birmingham Public Library Director Position
Position:Director of Library
Salary Range: $85,155.20 - $132,163.20
Reports to:City of Birmingham Public Library Board
OPEN: June 15, 2017CLOSE: August 13, 2017
The Director of the Library will provide strategic, visionary and inspirational leadership for our 19 libraries. The Director also directs all service programs and operations toward achieving the library’s mission, goals and strategic initiatives. The Director’s major responsibilities are implementing Library policy by recommending, designing, implementing, directing, supervising and evaluating an active program of information services, educational opportunities and cultural activities for the citizens of Birmingham. The director works under the administrative direction of the Birmingham Public Library Board.
Essential Job Duties:
Job Requirements, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The position requires a minimum of ten years of relevant work experience including five years of experience in an administrative capacity, or any combination of education and experience that demonstrate the ability to successfully perform the requirements of this position. An advanced degree in Public Administration, Business Administration , Library Science or related field is required. Essential attributes and skills include:experience and success in fundraising and development; excellent writing and communication skills; strong traditional and digital marketing; confident presentation skills; political acumen; collaborative and consensus building skills; and a thorough knowledge of current trends and “best practices” for library nonprofit management.
Physical and Environmental Conditions:
Work requires no unusual demand for physical effort. Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, libraries or meeting and training rooms; e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls and observance of fire and building safety regulations and traffic signals when driving.
METHOD OF APPOINTMENT:
Interested candidates are asked to send all resumes and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 13, 2017.
The above job description is not intended as; nor should it be construed to be exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer