Library Director

  • City of Tigard
  • Tigard, Oregon
  • May 07, 2019
Full Time Library Services Executive, Management
  • Salary: 100500.00
  • Salary Top: 134676
  • Apply By: May 27, 2019


The Tigard Public Library is looking for a Library Director with a passion for delivering high quality services, strengthening connections, and leading by example.  The Library Director will serve as a member of the city's Leadership Team, lead and develop staff, and manage the day-to-day business of the library.

Please refer to the Library Director Recruitment Brochure for additional information.

Job Description

Key strategic and executive leadership duties include:

  • Serving as the executive director of the library
  • Participating as a member of the city's leadership team
  • Contributing to policy and program development and strategic direction
  • Working with the leadership team and City Manager on implementation of council goals
  • Consulting with department managers and staff to review projects, resolve issues, and monitor performance
  • Embracing the use of data in the decision-making process
  • Establishing a culture of cooperation and effective communication throughout the organization
  • Proposing recommendations to the City Manager and City Council
  • Fostering a cohesive team approach by encouraging high performance and accountability
  • Participating as a member of the WCCLS through a variety of committees and work groups

Job Requirements

A typical way to meet the minimum qualifications for this position would be:

  • Masters degree in Library Services; AND
  • Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in public library management.