(2020324) Director of Library Services - Berkeley Public Library

Berkeley Public Library
Berkeley, CA

Director of Library Services
Annual salary range: $162,240 to $223,050

Application deadline: Open until filled.
First resume review: Friday, April 24, 2020.

This is a unique opportunity for a progressive, experienced library professional to join a dedicated staff in leading an exceptional public library in California’s beautiful Bay Area.

The Board of Library Trustees is seeking an experienced and visionary leader who values transparency, equity, inclusion, and open, honest communication. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding communication and interpersonal leadership skills and foster a team environment through collaboration and respectful management. The new Director thinks strategically and makes sound decisions. The ability to effectively lead and manage change and address short-term challenges while maintaining a long-term vision are sought.

Requirements include the equivalent to graduation from a college or university with a Master’s degree in Library Science or a closely related field and eight (8) years FTE of management, supervisory or administrative experience which has included at least four (4) years FTE of administration of library programs and services and four (4) years FTE of supervising professional staff through subordinate supervisors. Urban Public Library experience is highly desired.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit your resume (reflecting years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staffs and budgets you have managed), cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) by applying on our website: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=618

For more information contact:

Pam Derby
Susan Hildreth
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
Berkeley Public Library website: www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org

The Berkeley Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted Date: 
03/24/2020 to 04/24/2020