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Director, Libraries & Historical Resources - Sarasota County, FL

Director, Libraries & Historical Resources
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Employment Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
January 9, 2019
Sarasota County, FL
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Professional work directing activities of the Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources Department with an emphasis on customer service philosophy and delivery, providing information and educational opportunities, preservation of significant historical resources, community engagement, employee and leadership development through continuous learning and public relations  The employee in this position will ensure that other team members participate in setting and achieving Departmental goals by contributing to strategic and operational planning, developing policies, participating in decision making and evaluating progress.  

Minimum Qualifications:  A Master's Degree in library science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. Eight (8) years progressively responsible professional experience in a public library system, six (6) years of supervisory/management experience. 

Preferred Qualifications:  Experience in Historical Resources, including services, programs, and partnerships. Ability to develop and articulate the vision for Historical Resources and implement the activities to achieve the goals and objectives. Experience creating strategic partnerships to achieve specific community outcomes for history-related education and historical preservation of built and natural environment.

Benefits: We believe in work life balance and have excellent benefits including a state pension, medical and dental insurance, generous leave plan, training programs, wellness programs including a fitness center.



Mission/Value:  Our mission is to be the most livable and best managed community in the country, providing quality services, programs and facilities that reflect the goals of the community.  Our employees are committed to demonstrating our values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Quality, Teamwork and Trust.

About Sarasota: Sarasota has world-famous beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival.  Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!

Sarasota County - One Team!

Tobacco/Drug Free Work Environment


Job Post Expiration Date April 5, 2019

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