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TCPLS Job Openings
Assistant Library Director
The Thomas County Public Library System (TCPLS) is currently accepting resumes for the position of Assistant Library Director. TCPLS consistes of a large main library, located in beautiful downtown Thomasville, and five branches throughout Thomas County.
TCPLS serves a vibrant community. With a staff of 30 and an annual bugdet of $1.2 million, the library system continues to grow and search for opportunites to better support its patrons.
Under the general supervision and direction of the Library Director, the Assistant Director performs professional and administrative duites in planning, implementing, directing and evaluatiing library services.
- Overseeing the day-to-day activities of the main library and branches.
- Supervising branch managers and main library department heads in Circulation, Reference, Teen, Children and Technical Service departments.
- Working closly with Marketing Coordinator to promote library programs and services throughout the community, including partnerships with school and community organizations.
- Acting as liason between TCPLS, private vendors and county officals in maintenance matters.
- Assisting Director as needed with monthly and annual library reports and staff training.
- Performing duties as Treasurer for the Certified Literate Communiity Program.
- Orgainizing annual staff development day.
- Assuming duties of Director in his absence.
- Other duties as assigned.
The position requires a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited university; with a minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience in library services. One year of supervisory experience required. Must hold a current Georgia State Librarian license or able to obtain within 6 months of employment.
Submit cover letter describing your goals and philosophy of public librarianship, resume/CV and three professional references electronially as three seperate attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Trent Reynolds – Library Director, 201 N. Madison St., Thomasville, GA 31792.
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Thomasville-Times Enterprise (Click on Monster Jobs)
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