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Library Director

York County Library System
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Library Director
Glatfelter Memorial Library (Spring Grove, PA)
Glatfelter Memorial Library
Supervisor: Vice President of Library Relations
Classifications: Full-Time/FLSA Exempt
Hours: 40 hours per week
Monday - Friday, may include weekends and evenings.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Library Director supports the Library’s mission, goals, and strategic plan. The library Director builds productive relationships, both
internally and externally, to achieve the mission and goals of the organization. The Library Director is responsible for the operations of
the library.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution
Experience with community outreach
Experience managing the daily operations of a library
A minimum of two years of supervisory experience, preferred
Current PA Child Abuse Clearance; PA Criminal History Check; FBI Fingerprint Based Record Check; and Mandated Reporter
Training Certificate

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Goal oriented, with ability to make information driven decisions and be accountable for the results
Functions as a reliable self-starter, as well as a team player, a leader and a collaborative partner
Strong relationship building and community engagement skills to facilitate resource development
Ability to determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals (short and long term), create and implement action
plans, and evaluate the process and the results

Excellent organizational skills, as well as verbal and written communications
Ability to deliver effective presentations to boards, donors, and community organizations
Knowledge of and prior experience with grant writing (preferred)
Strong computer knowledge, and database skills
Strong marketing and public relations experience with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse array of individuals,
organizations, and community stakeholders

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds from ground level to waist level and be able to bend, squat, and kneel occasionally throughout
work shift.

Must be able to push/pull carts weighing up to 120 pounds.
Must be able to reach, lift, and stretch throughout the work day.
Must be able to stand and/or walk up to four hours at a time.
Must be able to sit for up to four hours at a time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Works with Board of Directors to update, implement, and maintain a vision and strategic plan for the library
Leads Glatfelter staff in developing a “library without walls” by focusing on community outreach and initiatives, runs timely
meetings with staff to facilitate this goal

Networks and builds relationships with community organizations, programs, and events that provide a forum for sharing the library
mission.

Build partnerships in the community by establishing relationships with current and potential funders, local politicians, and
community leaders; advocates on behalf of the library

Facilitates local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and building needs
Manages and supervises all aspects of the library’s operation
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