[Libs-Or] job announcement: Director, Hillsboro Public Library

Mike Smith Michael.Smith at hillsboro-oregon.gov
Tue May 13 14:17:08 PDT 2014

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City of Hillsboro

Library Director

$97,218 - $127,932

The Hillsboro Public Library is a department of the City of Hillsboro, as well as one of 12 Washington County Cooperative Services member libraries that share a countywide collection of over 1,600,000 items. The Library provides materials and services to help community residents of all ages and cultural backgrounds meet their informational, educational, professional and recreational needs. Additionally, the Library serves the community by being inclusive, inviting and informative, while always upholding the Library's core values.

The Library Director plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities and personnel of the City Library system. In addition, the Director serves as a member of the professional advisory body of the library system consortium, WCCLS. Directing and managing 110 (52 full time) Library employees throughout four divisions, the Director oversees budget preparation and expenditures with divisional recommendation, including managing the $8M annual budget.

The City of Hillsboro seeks a Library Director with a proven track record of success in creating innovative programs that expand beyond traditional library services. The successful candidate maintains awareness of current trends and is proactive in looking for opportunities to innovate, reinvent and evolve. The Director strives to develop and maintain positive long-term relationships with the entire community, focuses efforts on implementing and ensuring progress of the Library's strategic plan and drives creativity and innovation within the Library system. The ideal candidate is an active member of the community and enjoys engaging with the public and effectively communicating the value of the library.

Extensive library organization and management experience specifically comprehensive knowledge of public library services, including planning and development principles, practices and methods applicable to a municipal setting is required. Specific knowledge of the operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive city library program, including facilities and information technology management are essential. Experience participating in a multi-library cooperative or federation highly desired. A Master's Degree in Library Science required.

View Full Position Profile At: http://www.waldronhr.com/images/stories/Position_Specifications/hillsboro_library_director.pdf

The City of Hillsboro complies with the letter and spirit of the Equal Employment Opportunity and American with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAA) laws in its employment process. For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter expressing how your interest and accomplishments align with our needs to candidates.waldronhr.com<http://candidates.waldronhr.com/> no later than June 22, 2014.

Michael R. Smith | Library Director
City of Hillsboro, Oregon | Hillsboro Public Library
phone 503-615-6609 |  http://hillsboro.plinkit.org<http://hillsboro.plinkit.org/>
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