• Employer Name: GovHR USA
  • Post Date: September 9, 2019
  • Apply Before: November 10, 2019
TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references
Job Title

City of Arlington, TX – Director of Libraries

Directorof Libraries – City of Arlington, Texas (389,000).  Arapidly growing and vibrant community located in the greater Dallas – FortWorth area, Arlington has experienced considerable residential, commercial andemployment growth in the last 25 years. The City is nationally recognized asone of the “Best Places to Raise a Family” in the U.S., and Arlington’s entertainmentdistrict is the envy of Texas as it hosts world-class sports teams and premiereamusement parks.

The next Director of Libraries will lead adynamic system that enjoys vast community support. Arlington libraries spanseven facilities including the flagship 80,000-square-foot George W. HawkesDowntown Library that opened in 2018. In 2019 a branch renovation project wascompleted, and the new east Arlington joint-use Parks & Recreation Centerand Library facility is expected to open in late 2020.

The position requires: 

•Extensive knowledge of contemporary library services, programming and outreach serving a diverse group of       customers and knowledge needs. 

•Excellent communication skills and significant career success in building collaborative, effective relationships. 

•Experience in strategic planning and complex problem solving with the ability and comfort to work effectively across a wide spectrum of stakeholder groups. 

Minimum requirements include:

•A Master’s degree in library science or related field.  

•Five – seven years of progressively responsible experience in library administration, or related public administration management with demonstrable aptitude.

•Three years of supervisory experience.  

Starting salary (midpoint):$130,000 – 140,000 +/- plus exceptional benefits. Candidates should apply by October 9, 2019 with resume, cover letter andcontact information for five work-related references to www.GovHRjobs.comto the attention of Lee Szymborski, Senior VicePresident, GovHR USA, 630 Dundee Road, #130, Northbrook, IL 60062. Tel:  847-380-3240. The City of Arlington is anEqual Opportunity Employer. 


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