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Director of Library Development and Networking


Closing Date: Open until filled
Entity: Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Description: The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Library Development and Networking. This position performs advanced managerial work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning. Manages Texas State Library’s statewide programs to improve library services for all types of libraries through statewide resource sharing and programs to aid in the development of libraries. These programs include statewide continuing education and consulting, the TexShare program, the TexQuest program, statewide ILL, public library statistics and accreditation, competitive grants, community engagement programs, coordination of the LSTA grant, and a wide range of special projects. Recommends strategic direction, programs and plans to Director and Librarian. Manages division operations including staff and budget. Serves on agency administrative team. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

Executive Director


Closing Date: Open until filled
Entity: Mississippi Library Commission
Description: The MLC Board of Commissioners seeks a dynamic leader to strengthen and enhance libraries and information resources for all Mississippians. The ideal candidate is a dedicated library advocate who possesses strong communication skills and has a proven track record of professional relationship development. The Board of Commissioners is looking for a skilled strategic planner to provide visionary, innovative and collaborative leadership for the agency and for Mississippi libraries. Successful candidates will excel in nurturing an organizational culture that values customer service, teamwork, diversity, creativity, and accountability. Through observation, participation and studying collected data, the Executive Director will develop knowledge of the entire state, and will use this information to determine strategies for improving and strengthening library services statewide.

Library Development & Networking Director


Closing Date: Open until filled
Entity: Library of Virginia
Description: The Library Development and Networking Division promotes the development of strong and effective public library service across Virginia as described in §42.1-46 of the Code by providing guidance, assistance, training, advice, and counsel to Virginia’s public and other libraries and through its administration of the State Aid to Local Public Libraries program and oversight of federal funding allocated to Virginia through the Library Services and Technology Act. The purpose of this position is to administer and oversee the Library of Virginia’s programs and services for public and other libraries in the state by ensuring that the division provides timely and accurate consultation to library directors and trustees on library policy and funding issues, continuing education, training, children and youth services, and assistance in planning and implementing new library technologies. The individual selected for this position is responsible for oversight of state and federal funding for public libraries and serves as a member of the Library's Executive Management Team.

Department Specialist 13 – E-Rate Specialist


Closing Date: 09-05-2017
Entity: Michigan Department of Education
Description: This position serves as the expert for E-Rate for the State of Michigan which provides discounts to help eligible schools and libraries to obtain affordable telecommunications and internet access. The specialist interprets Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Orders and serves as official technical specialist for Michigan. The specialist is Michigan's authoritative E-Rate source for Michigan applicants and the State of Michigan.
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