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Braswell Memorial Library: Job Opportunity

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Director of Library Services

Braswell Memorial Library Position Description

POSITION TITLE: Director of Library Services


DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Administrative Service Division

POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Library Services is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the overall library services which meet community needs and interests. The Director also assists with private fundraising associated with the Library Foundation and Friends of the Library. The Director of Library Services is accountable for regularly updating the library’s planning documents. As part of these planning initiatives, the Director recommends changes in organization, staffing, budgeting, materials, equipment, technology, and/or facilities to meet priority needs. The Director serves as chief financial analyst and budget officer and is accountable for preparing a detailed annual budget using federal. State, private, and local funds. Public contact is required to market services and collections to the general public and to facilitate communication with customers. Overall responsibility for maintaining and improving operating performance, organization effectiveness, employee satisfaction, and customer service is vested with this position. The Director of Library Services is responsible for serving as a primary point of contact for all Trustee communication and interaction.

The Director of Library Service utilizes advanced professional skills, management expertise, and leadership talent to build and sustain a high-performing organization and is a member of the leadership team. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Library Board of Trustees and board Chairman.

Performance is evaluated by comparing results with goals and objectives stated in the library planning documents. Conferences and observations will be used by the Library Board and Board Chairman to analyze performance of the Director of Library Services in executing duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.


Master’s Degree in library science from an accredited institution and extensive experience in planning, development, and administration of library services. Two to five years of experience in leadership roles. Eligible for NC Public Librarian Certification.

Additional Requirements: Must have, or have the ability to obtain, a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Available: July 1, 2023

Apply By: Open until March 31

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to

Please see the attached document for more detailed information