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Library System Director

Pearl River County Library System   Picayune, MS   Full-time     Other
Posted on May 10, 2022

 Library System Director

Library Director position available for the Pearl River County Library System consisting of the
Margaret Reed Crosby Memorial Library, in Picayune, MS, and the Poplarville Public Library. The system
services a growing county population of approximately 55,000. Applicant must have an ALA
accredited MLS degree, plus at least 5 years of varied and progressively more responsible library
management experience including supervisory background is strongly preferred. Interested candidates
should submit a cover letter, resume, application, three (3) professional references, and a one (1) page
statement that describes his/her library service philosophy. Selected applicants will be required to
make a visual presentation on libraries’ contributions to the community and library funding imperatives
during the final interview sessions.

Salary $45,000 to $55,000 annually.

Benefits include Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement
System, employee state health insurance, participation in the state’s life insurance and deferred
compensation programs.

Evening and weekend hours may be required. Travel and participation in
library related continuing education programs and conferences will be required.

Application deadline:

June 15, 2022. Send application packet to Board of Trustees, Pearl River County Library System, 900
Goodyear Blvd., Picayune, MS 39466. pearlriver.lib.ms.us

Pearl River County Library System does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status,
sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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