Borough of Jefferson Hills – Library Director

The Borough of Jefferson Hills is seeking candidates to fill the position of Library Director to manage the staffing, financial, and operational components of its library. The library is open 50 hours per week and offers approximately 45,000 books, audio recordings, DVDs, and free computer and internet use to nearly 11,000 residents of the Borough of Jefferson Hills.

The Jefferson Hills Library is a member of the Allegheny County Library Association (ACLA) and the county-wide EiNetwork. The library is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Allegheny County Regional Asset District (RAD), the Borough of Jefferson Hills and generous donations. The Borough has approximately fifty (55) employees including administrative staff, police officers, library, and the Public Works Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and evaluate library services to meet community needs
  • Prepare and administer the library budget
  • Serve as personnel officer for the library and staff
  • Coordinate library technology with EiNetwork and other online resources
  • Prepare and submit required local, state, and national reports and information
  • Coordinate and schedule staff and volunteers for work in the library and library-sponsored programs
  • Recommends updates to policies, procedures, and programs
  • Select library materials across all pertinent platforms (books, periodicals, DVDs, etc.)
  • Attend Borough of Jefferson Hills Library Board of Directors meetings
  • Represent Jefferson Hills Library at the state and local level
  • Participate in ongoing and necessary continuing education
  • Cooperate with other County libraries
  • Attend library functions and events as necessary

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution; transcripts to be provided reflecting graduation
  • Master’s in Library Science (or in progress) from an accredited institution; transcripts and/or letter of acceptance to be provided
  • Prefer five years of library experience with minimum of two years in supervisory role
  • Provide PA Child (33), PA Crime (34). And FBI (114) fingerprinting less than five years old and PA Act 31 Mandated Report Training

 

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary: $50,000 – $60,000
  • Eligible to participate in health insurance program
  • Paid Time Off (Year 1 – 14 Days; Year 2 – 20 Days)

If interested, please email resume and cover letter to jstinner@jeffersonhills.net.