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Library Administrator Regional-KDLA

  • Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
  • Frankfort, KY
  • Mid-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

This position works with libraries in the following counties in the East Region: Bell, Breathitt, Clark, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Madison, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Rockcastle, Whitley and Wolfe.

It is the mission of the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives to provide information access for the citizens, businesses, and agencies of the Commonwealth. To help the state maintain its competitive edge, the department offers comprehensive services which assure that our clientele have access to information resources: virtual, physical, and human. As one of 10 state agencies in the country to combine library, archival, and public records programs, the department is uniquely positioned to meet these needs.

We are seeking a charismatic and customer service oriented individual to join our team as a Library Administrator Regional -KDLA.

The duties include but are not limited to:
This position works directly with public library staff and trustees at the local level to promote library development throughout one of four regions in Kentucky.
Through site visits, attendance at board meetings, and meetings for specific groups of librarians (i.e. directors, youth services, bookmobile/outreach, etc.), this position will provide assistance in a number of essential areas, including technology, marketing, strategic planning, grant opportunities, state and federal legislation, facilities construction, selection and hiring of library directors and staff, budget preparation, policy and procedure development, and community relations.
The position provides training and orientation for library staff and directors.
This position will work in collaboration with library directors to analyze the services the library currently provides and identify areas for improvement for libraries within the geographical region.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The successful candidate for this position should have experience and knowledge of library services and systems. A passion for information literacy and a dedication to quality customer service is highly preferred.


$3,733.60 Monthly

Required Qualifications

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a master's degree in Library Science.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: Two years of professional library experience.

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Posted On: Mar 20, 2024 / This posting expires: Apr 10, 2024