HANCOCK COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM, MISSISSIPPI
The Hancock County Library System, headquartered in Bay St. Louis, MS, is seeking an individual
with proven leadership and vision to serve as Executive Director of the five-branch library
system. Hancock County is situated on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast and is within easy
driving distance of New Orleans and Mobile. The nationally award-winning library system
serves a population of approximately 46,000 with an operating budget of $2 million. The
position requires an ALA-accredited MLIS or current enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLIS
program; at least 8 years progressively responsible professional experience; with four years in a
supervisory or administrative capacity. The ideal candidate will have a team approach to
management, have a thorough understanding of library technology, and be a visionary
regarding library services. Hancock County Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000. Excellent benefits package.
Additional information about the Hancock County Library System and an online application can
be found by visiting the library’s website at: www.hancocklibraries.info.
Qualified applicants should forward a resume (include contact information), a cover letter that
addresses each of the position requirements, and the names and contact information of three
professional references to:
Hancock County Library System Search Committee
c/o Cathy Pitalo, Board Chair
312 Hwy 90
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Deadline to receive application is June 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.