Library System Administrator Position Opening, Berks County Public Libraries

Jane Sullivan jane at BERKS.LIB.PA.US
Thu Dec 1 11:03:06 EST 2011

The County of Berks is seeking an experienced professional for the 
position of Library System Administrator.

This position is responsible for directing, supervising, and 
coordinating the various components of the Library System to ensure that 
quality and equitable library service is provided throughout the 
County.  This position works in consultation with the County 
Commissioners and the Library System Board to advise member libraries on 
issues related to library development and improvement, and provides 
recommendations regarding countywide library strategies, policies and 
funding.  This position is responsible for planning, developing and 
implementing a comprehensive annual budget, directing the development of 
grant applications, and making recommendations for allocation of state 
and county funds to member libraries. //

//*Minimum Education and Experience:*
//Qualified candidates will possess MS degree in Library Science from a 
program accredited by the American Library Association and a minimum of 
7 years of professional library experience with a record of demonstrated 
success in administering a consolidated, federated, or regional public 
library system for a minimum of 3 years. They will also have a record of 
demonstrated success in grant writing, and a practical, working 
knowledge of public library standards, best practices and evaluation 
methods. Candidates must possess certification as a Professional 
Librarian from the PA Dept of Education.

*Additional Information:*
Salary based on qualifications/experience & is accompanied by an 
excellent benefits package including retirement plans and tuition 
reimbursement.  Interested candidates should submit an application and 
confidential resume w/ salary requirement to:*County of Berks HR Dept, 
633 Court St., 8th Floor, Reading, PA  19601,  ATTN: Library System 
Administrator*.  Full job description available 
Applications are available at  
Resumes submitted without an application will be considered incomplete 
and will be returned for resubmission with an application.

Jane Sullivan, MLS
Technology Coordinator
Berks County Public Libraries
610-378-5260 x2507


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