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Library Director
Plan, coordinate, and lead overall operations of the Longmont Public Library. Provide highly
responsible professional and technical staff assistance. Plan, coordinate, and direct the programs, activities and systems of the City’s Library, and develop and implement operational policies and procedures including plans for efficient and economical use of staff, facilities, equipment, and materials. Develop strategic plans and annual work plans and oversee their implementation in
conjunction with the Library Advisory Board and Library staff. Develop programs and services to meet community needs. Serve as staff liaison to the Library Advisory Board. Prepare agendas and attend meetings, prepare reports, and seek meaningful opportunities for the Board’s input and engagement in matters related to Library services. Respond to and resolve complex and persistent customer service issues, citizen complaints and/or community issues impacting library operations. Participate in the preparation of and manage the Library budget, maintain appropriate budgetary controls, and direct the preparation of required Library financial and activity reports.  Represent the City and Library in the community and at professional meetings as required.  Coordinate library system activities with other City departments and outside agencies, including fulfilling the duties of board member/officer of the Flatirons Library Consortium. Coordinate development activities and/or other program opportunities with the Friends of the Longmont Public Library. Participate in community collaborations that promote learning and other important community, mutually beneficial goals. Recruit, select, develop, supervise, and evaluate the performance of professional, technical, administrative, and temporary employees. Promote and sustain a work environment that reflects the City of Longmont organizational attributes and standards of customer service, teamwork and inclusion. Develop and implement viable performance measurement strategies to ensure effectiveness of Library programs and services.Oversee facility maintenance and custodial services, ensure the facility meets required standards, address safety concerns, conduct preventive maintenance planning, and ensure appropriate building schedules and use. Maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and the public. Collaborate with other Library and City staff to provide shared services and programs. Participate as a member of the Community Services Department shared leadership team that guides the overall department in meeting its vision, mission and strategic goals. Model organizational attributes in developing and maintaining effective working relationships with direct reports, city staff, and colleagues, and in carrying out duties within the organization and the community. 
Position: Library Director
Organization: Longmont Public Library
Location: Longmont,  CO 
United States
Salary: $9,868 - $10,964/month
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 6/29/2022
Requirements Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program and a minimum of seven years’ increasingly responsible experience in professional public library administration including a minimum of five years of library management experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the critical factors for success as outlined in the position description. The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, computer testing, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening. DEADLINE: Open Until Filled . An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application process is available for this position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov/jobs. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the City Application. For more information, call (303) 651- 8609. 
Status: This listing expires on: 9/27/2022
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Organization Information
Longmont Public Library
409 4th Street

Longmont,  CO 80501
United States
(303) 589-3533
Claire Studholme