Library Director

Library Director Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Library Director to join our team.


  • Oversees a marketing and public relations program to promote and publicize the library in coordination with department heads;
  • Participates in the planning, organization, and management of technical and automation services for the library;
  • Coordinate and supervise library volunteers;
  • Prepares regular narrative and statistical reports for the Library Board of Trustees, and others as designated;
  • Supervises the library staff, directly or in coordination with department heads, to create a harmonious team environment;
  • Establishes priorities in coordination with the Board of Trustees;
  • Oversees development of print and non-print collections either directly or in coordination with department heads;
  • Implements the current strategic plan;
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection of library personnel;
  • Acquiring library materials;
  • Perform public information, marketing, and community relations tasks;
  • Fund procurement practices and procedures including levy and bond elections and grant writing;
  • Prepares meeting agendas and materials and participates in Library Board of Trustees meetings;
  • Confers with the Library Board of Trustees to establish operating policies and to review the library’s services;
  • Maintain an active working relationship with the educational community and other libraries.


  • Thorough ability to administer the activities of a public library and supervise the work of others;
  • Thorough ability to made decisions in an environment of limited resources and competing claims;
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration as applied to a public library;
  • Thorough ability in oral and written communication.