Library Director – Mount Pleasant Free Public Library

The Mount Pleasant Free Public Library, a small town library, 45 miles southeast of Pittsburgh serves a population of 11,000 in the Mount Pleasant borough and township. It is a member of the Westmoreland County Federated Library System, an alliance of 24 member libraries serving the residents of Westmoreland County. The library supports an active programming schedule.

Job Summary:
The Mount Pleasant Free Public Library is seeking an individual who is motivated to fulfill the library’s mission to promote literacy, advance life-long learning, and serve as a gathering place for the development of an active and informed community. The library director will work closely with the library board; however, ultimate responsibility for library rests in the hands of the board of directors.

The ideal candidate should be a forward-thinking, community oriented leader who will be responsible for directing all phases of library operations.

Required Experience:
The candidate should have experience in a public library and in working with personnel, board members, local officials, and community leaders. Candidate must possess strong communication, computer, grant writing and marketing skills, as well as organizational, interpersonal, and supervisory skills.

A four year college degree and twelve credits in library science from an ALA accredited institution, but a Master of Library Science is preferred

33,000 to $38,000 Note: Salary is determined by credentials.

To Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Applications will be accepted until February 15, 2021.