Library Director

The Board of Trustees of Samuels Public Library is seeking an innovative, energetic, and community-minded leader as its next Library Director, the chief executive officer. The ideal candidate will provide leadership that produces positive relationships with the public, the library’s partners in the community, and the staff. Essential qualities include fiscal responsibility, strategic thinking, strong communications skills, a proven track record in cultivating supplemental funding sources, a creative, collaborative approach to service and programs, and a thorough knowledge of the full scope of professional library principles, methods, materials and practices.

The position requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science, or Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association, and certification as a professional librarian by the Commonwealth of Virginia. A minimum of five years professional library experience, including two or more years managerial/supervisory experience in a public library.

Please send cover letter and a resume to Chairman of the Search Committee:
Or Samuels Public Library, 330 East Criser Road, Front Royal, VA 22630
Priority will be given to applications received by July 14th, 2017. The position remains open until filled.
No phone calls please.

Youth Services Assistant

Join a dynamic Youth Services team at Samuels Public Library. The Youth Services Assistant needs to be a creative team player who can assist the Supervisor in programming for all ages, help maintain the collection and staff a busy reference desk. Applicant must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Package. Prefer B.A. Previous experience working with children is required. The position is twenty hours a week.

Please send your resume with cover letter and an application to children@samuelslibrary.net. No phone inquiries please. The position will remain open until filled.

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