The Kershaw County Library, serving the beautiful South Carolina Midlands, seeks a dynamic, energetic Library Director with a successful record of leadership and innovation. Kershaw County possesses an economically diverse and growing population in an area of small towns and tranquil rural settings, and is a community that values culture, the arts, and education. Kershaw County offers an opportunity to lead a thriving county library system (headquartered in historic Camden, South Carolina) that enjoys excellent community support. The library’s $1.1 million budget provides services to the county of 65,000 residents via the main library headquarters, two branches, and a bookmobile.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE: Knowledge of public library management: library technology; electronic resources and services; budgeting and financial oversight; project management; supervision; and strategic planning. The Library Director will be adept at effective public relations and skilled at building relationships with community groups, employees, elected officials, private businesses, and non-profit organizations. MLS from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a public library or equivalent. Must have or be eligible to acquire a South Carolina driver’s license.
Open until filled.
Salary range: $55k - $57k
Send letter of intent and resume to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org . The subject line should contain: Library Director Application .
Kershaw County Government is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Kershaw County to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees on the basis of qualifications and without discrimination because of race, religion, color, political affiliation, physical disability, national origin, sex, age, or familial status. Kershaw County is a Drug-Free Workplace.