Library Director

Library System/Company Name
Saluda County Library
Job Description

Salary: $51,550

Essential Functions:
•    Develops and implements library policies and procedures.

•    Directs, monitors, evaluates, and administers all the library's programmatic, fiscal, and personnel functions.

•    Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

•    Coordinates and collaborates with other local agencies and organizations.

•    Administers grant funds; prepares and presents budget requests; manages budgeted funds.

•    Administers personnel policies and supervises library staff; completes performance evaluations.

•    Provides training to library personnel in the sue of printed reference materials and electronic resources.

•    Coordinates long-term library planning for the development of library services.

•    Directs public relations campaigns to promote the library within the community.

•    Assists in the planning of new construction or alteration to existing facilities.

•    Coordinates the development of library collections. 

•    Prepares and submits a variety of regular and special reports. 

•    Participates in professional organizations and meetings.

•    Performs related duties.


•    Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university.

•    Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.

•    Knowledge of library science and administration.

•    Knowledge of library technology.

•    Knowledge of management and supervisory principles and practices.

•    Knowledge of accounting and budget management principles.

•    Knowledge of collection management principles.

•    Knowledge of personnel management.

•    Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.

•    Skill in management and supervision.

•    Skill in the use of an automated library system.

•    Skill in interpersonal and public relations.

•    Skill in report preparation and presentation.

•    Skill in oral and written communication.

How to Apply

Current 10 year driving record must be submitted with application and resume. A complete job description may be obtained from Saluda County Council Office, 400 W. Highland Street, Saluda, S.C. Application along with required resume and driver’s record may be returned to the above address or emailed to   Position open until filled.

South Carolina