Job listing: Douglas County Libraries Director
Job Type: Full Time – Exempt (40 hours)
Location: Philip S. Miller Library, Castle Rock, CO
A visionary, entrepreneurial Library Director and leader exits. A new chapter begins. Maybe YOU will be the leader to take
Douglas County Libraries to the next level!
Douglas County Libraries has a great opportunity for a new Library Director. Located just south of Denver in beautiful Douglas County, our independent library district is funded by a 4.0 mill levy approved by Douglas County voters in 1996. We are an innovative, technologically advanced, fiscally responsible and financially stable, dynamic organization with more than 300 employees, 1,500 volunteers and seven library branch locations. We are regularly ranked by the Library Journal as one of the top public libraries of our size in the United States, serving a population of between 250,000 and 500,000 people. We offer daily story times, award-winning programming, and an extensive library collection with many materials and services offered direct to patrons’ smartphone and tablet devices. Additionally, our District has made access to e-books a strategic priority in the last two years. Our e-book collection has grown by 140% in 2012, and includes more than 27,000 titles available for borrowing. We are leading the charge on behalf of all public libraries, blazing a trail toward acquiring e-book content for libraries.
Now we are ready to conquer the next frontier. Will you be our next fearless leader?
Applications may be filed online at: DouglasCountyLibraries.org.