Posted: May 25, 2022

Director of Libraries

Appalachian Regional Library - West Jefferson, NC
Salary: $63,000.00 - $73,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Aug 19, 2022

Would you like to lead a three-county regional library in the beautiful North Carolina mountains?  Would you want to live near four-season recreational opportunities, enjoy a vibrant cultural arts scene, and reside in a highly-rated school district?  Appalachian Regional Library is seeking a dynamic, outgoing individual to head a staff of 59 dedicated employees.

The Director of Libraries provides professional leadership in planning, organizing, and directing the Appalachian Regional Library System under the general review of the regional library board. This employee works to meet staffing, materials, equipment, and facility needs for five public libraries in Ashe, Watauga, and Wilkes Counties.  The regional director’s duties also include making recommendations to the governing board regarding hiring, promotion, or dismissal of management-level employees of the Appalachian Regional Library System; having extensive public contact and frequent conferences with library board members, government officials, and community leaders in all three counties; and maintaining professional relationships with the staff of the State Library of North Carolina, the North Carolina Public Library Directors’ Association, and state legislators.

How To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and list of references (or questions) to [email protected]