From: Matthew Jordan [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2014 10:58 AM


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Deadline for applications is May 2, 2014


The Jefferson County Library Board seeks a creative, enthusiastic library director with strong interpersonal skills. The new director will start at the Russell Street facility.  Jefferson City is building a new state of the art library projected to open late 2014.  The successful candidate will have input regarding the new library.   Minimum qualifications include high school diploma and two years of college or related experience.    MLS preferred.  Library experience preferred. 

This position requires strong supervisory skills.  Candidates should possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills. Experience supervising and directing activities and staff, experience preparing and monitoring budgets, and ability to prepare grants are preferred.   Candidates must have strong computer skills and knowledge of current wireless devices. A degree or training in library technology is desirable. Activities associated with the job include oversight of all library operations, the planning of outreach activities and events, ordering materials and supplies and interacting with patrons.  Additional activities include responding to patron complaints and needs, preparing and monitoring annual budgets, cataloging books and reference materials, preparing and submitting grant applications and compiling data and preparing reports for the Library Board of Trustees, and regional and state entities.    Job performance is evaluated by the Library Board of Trustees through review of organization and operation of the library, ability to raise funds through grants, supervisory skills and ability to interact with trustees, local officials and patrons.  Salary range is from $30,000 up to $40,000.  Salary will be commensurate with ability and experience.

Applications accepted until May 2, 2014.

Please submit a letter of interest, application and resume to

                            JEFFERSON COUNTY LIBRARY BOARD

                            c/o Dandridge Memorial Library

                            PO Box 339

                            Dandridge, TN 37725


Applications can be downloaded from

Jefferson County is an equal opportunity employer                  


Posted on behalf of the Jefferson County Library Board


Matthew Jordan, Assistant Director

Clinch River Regional Library

Tennessee State Library & Archives

Tennessee Department of State

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