Library Director

Company Name: 
Laurens County Library System
Laurens, SC
Job Description: 

Laurens County Human Resources is accepting applications for a full-time Director on behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Laurens County Library System.  The Director reports to the Board of Trustees and has the responsibility of managing Library operations, including planning, and coordinating general operation as well as managing specialized programs and situations.    The Director works closely with Laurens County Administration and governance, as well as state and local agencies and community organizations.  The system consists of the headquarters library, a branch in Clinton, and a bookmobile and has a general budget of $1.1M.  

Starting salary: $64,000


Requirements:  A graduate degree in  in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA accredited school is required.  Five years of progressive library experience, including at least three years of supervisory or management experience is required.  Experience as a Library Director and/or experience with building projects is preferred.   The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of library administration including financial practices as well as a commitment to customer service.  Excellent communication skills are a must. Applicant must be eligible for or the holder of a valid SC driver's license.  The successful candidate is expected to reside or relocate to Laurens County.

How to Apply: 

The successful applicant is required to pass pre-employment drug testing, and is subject to random testing.  Compensation includes salary and a full health, retirement, vacation, sick leave and benefits package.  All interested persons may apply online to: or Human Resources Department, 100 Hillcrest Square Administrative Office, Human Resources Suite, Laurens, SC 29360 or fax to:  (864) 984-3726