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Assistant Director @ Central MS Regional Library System, HQ (Brandon, MS)

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 3:32 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)
Subject:              Job Notice


Date:                    July 13, 2022


Location:             Headquarters Location: Brandon, MS


Position:              Assistant Director



Headquarters Location: Brandon, MS

Central MS Regional Library System has an opening for an Assistant Director to fill a full time (40 hour) position at the Headquarters Location in Brandon, MS.  We serve approximately 226,000 people in Rankin, Scott, Simpson, and Smith Counties and have twenty (20) library locations.


Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Assistant Director serves as second-in-command of the Central Mississippi Regional Library System. The Assistant Director is responsible in assisting with the planning, formulating, and implementing policies; preparing and monitoring an operational budget; managing and supervising personnel; preparing reports and other analyses of library services.  The Assistant Director also provides leadership in planning, implementing, and maintaining an automation system.                      


The salary for this position starts at $50,000.00 annually with benefits.  Starting date is October 1, 2022.



1. Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited graduate school with knowledge of current library practices and technology.

2.  A minimum of five (5) years of Public Library experience, three (3) of which have been in library management, administration, or automation.

3. Excellent management, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  Ability to deal effectively with the public, Library Board, other employees, and elected officials.

4. Requires the ability to travel among various library branches.

5. Be able to lift 30-40 lbs.


CMRLS will hire from within the system if the candidate meets the job requirements.  If you are interested in this position, please email application, resume, and cover letter to Mara Polk, Director, at mara@cmrls.lib.ms.us.  Application deadline is August 31, 2022.



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