Shippensburg Public Library (PA), a member of the Cumberland County Library System, seeks a service-oriented library director with experience in public service, planning, budgeting, grant writing, collection development, staff management and technology. The librarian will be an integral part of the community, active in fundraising and community relations.
Located in a scenic college town in south central Pennsylvania, the library serves a growing population of 30,881 borough and rural residents. It enjoys a high level of support from an involved Board of Directors, receiving dedicated tax funds from Cumberland County and three Franklin County municipalities. The library has a staff of 18 (10.84 FTE), a $550,000 operating budget and a collection of 60,378. It uses Sierra software and in addition to 4 system-supplied public access computers, it has four Gates public access computers. A building expansion is planned which will nearly double the space of its current 11,500 sq. ft. historic facility. Approximately $4 million has been raised towards the $8.1 million capital campaign for the project, and plans call for the renovations and expansion to begin by the summer of 2014.
ALA-accredited MLS. Three years supervisory experience. Demonstrated leadership and communication skills. Knowledge of PC and automated library system software.
$45,000 - $60,000 based on experience, plus benefits.
How to Apply:
Send cover letter, resume, 3 references, salary history and requirements to: Search Committee, Shippensburg Public Library, 73 West King St., Shippensburg, PA 17257
Application review begins Tuesday, February 18, 2014.