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Library Director

  • City of Larkspur
  • 01/10/20
  • Larkspur, CA
  • 94939
  • 9,075 - 11,582 / Monthly
  • Full-Time
The Larkspur Library Director is a key member of Larkspurs management team, working closely with the City Manager, Library Board, and other civic leaders to ensure that the Worlds Greatest Little Library is a vibrant resource for the Larkspur community. The Library Director is the Citys liaison to several key community groups that provide volunteer and financial support to the Library, including the Friends of the Library and the Larkspur
Library Foundation. In addition, the Library Director represents the City on the boards and committees that govern the various consortiums and
collaborations that expand the materials and services provided to the community.

The City and its partner, the Larkspur Library and Community Center Foundation, are working together to realize the City Councils goal of a new library in Larkspur. The next Library Director will be a key player in this process.

Six years of experience as a professional librarian for a public or school library, including significant supervisory and administrative responsibilities.
Demonstrated skill in identifying and securing a variety of revenue sources in support of a librarys programming and mission.
Honed leadership skills and the ability to interact effectively with
elected officials, community members, local leaders, and City
Excellent supervision and mentorship skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent judgment and sense of humor.

Sufficient experience and education related to the management of a community library to demonstrate the knowledge and skills listed and to perform the essential duties is required. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications:
Possession of a Masters of Library Science degree from a school accredited by the American Library Association and six or more years of professional library experience in public libraries, including at least two years in a supervisory or administrative capacity.

What We Offer
DOQ up to $11,582 per month
City paid medical up to 80% of premium rate for Kaiser HMO Plan
CalPERS Defined Benefit Retirement- 2.O% at 55 for classic members
-2.0% at 62 for new members hired after December 31, 2012
Dental Care
Vision CareCity pays a $250 annual benefit
Paid vacation, administrative, personal, and sick leave
Paid Employee Assistance Program
Paid Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation
Flexible Spending Accounts
Credit Union Membership
Auto Allowance, and more...

To Apply
If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply online at: You must also include a copy of your resume and a letter of interest in the position. For more information or to view a job description visit:

-This is a continuous recruitmentopen until filled.
-First review of applicants will occur on Oct. 28, 2019
-Interviews are expected begin the week of Nov. 11, 2019

Accommodation: Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing Janet Thiessen, Human Resources Manager, at upon submittal of application.

The City of Larkspur is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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