Library Director Resume Samples

Library directors typically oversee and monitor the operations and functioning of a library. Library directors apart from overseeing the library services, have an elaborate load of tasks fitted into the job description template such as overseeing library staff and visiting students, supervising and delegating work, ensuring smooth running of library, coordinating with patrons, dealing with public in setting up community events, negotiating contracts, managing budgets, sorting and responding to mail and implementing library policies and programs.

The requirements needed to become a library director include an educational background in the field of library science or its equivalent. The skills and attributes to be mentioned in the Library Director Resume should include – a thorough knowledge of library principles and practices, deep understanding of library management and techniques, strong human relations skill and proficiency in library advancing technology.

Library Director Resume example

Library Director Resume

Objective : The Library Director position is responsible for preparing and overseeing adult library programs and maintaining the library website and social media accounts.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Plan and execute all library programs; ensure smooth daily library operations.
    2. Supervise, train, and mentor 2 staff and up to 15 volunteers.
    3. Report directly to Board of Directors; recommend new library policies and practices.
    4. Support volunteer recruitment, grant applications & requests, and fundraising initiatives.
    5. Develop and administer annual library budget; track and record all expenditures.
    6. Oversee creation of annual appeal newsletters, flyers, notices, and press releases.
    7. Coordinate inter-library services with county, district, and state libraries.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Sr. Library Director Resume

Summary : Director of Library, Arts, and Culture to oversee the daily operations of the library and assumes the duties of the Director in her absence.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, CRM Software.

Description :

    1. Increased daily attendance at library by 43 percent, and circulation by 57 percent.
    2. Brought library up to standards to receive State Certification.
    3. Managed operations of the library on a daily basis.
    4. Maintained diplomatic relationships with government authorities and political affiliates.
    5. Provided customer care in all facets of the library, while maintaining strict privacy policies.
    6. Organized all material selection and acquisition.
    7. Maintained computers, including routine maintenance and repair.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Education


Jr. Library Director Resume

Objective : Well-rounded, grounded, sensible, and dependable individual who has a wide variety of interests and skillsets.

Skills : Quickbooks, Professional Writing, Accounting-fund/budget.

Description :

    1. Prepares the annual budget for the library board.
    2. Updates and does all bookkeeping on all budget accounts.
    3. Manages and balances all library books using fund accounting (Excel, QuickBooks proficient).
    4. Compiles monthly statistics on acquisitions, patron use etc.
    5. and writes reports on this information to update the board.
    6. Prepares annual reports to the library district's counties and to the State of Illinois.
    7. Supervises all staff and coordinates their work schedules.
    8. Professionally represents the library in all communications (oral, written, on the Web etc.) and maintains the library's website and Facebook account.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Professional Writing

Library Director III Resume

Summary : Highly Skilled Administrator and Communications and Branding Expert with 20+ years of management experience in politics, higher education, nonprofits and business.

Skills : Training, and teaching, Budgeting and accounts management.

Description :

    1. Supervised, trained, and evaluated full-time and part-time reference librarians.
    2. Collaborated in long and short-range planning and overall management of the library's services and operations.
    3. Coordinated and managed all aspects of the library's information literacy initiatives and reference services.
    4. Provided research assistance to Library users using resources and IT facilities.
    5. Encouraged schools, social agencies and others in using the library.
    6. Monitored the overall development and progress of the library.
    7. Draft and implement technology and strategic plans for county library system.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master's In Library

Library Director II Resume

Objective : Devoted Professional with 22 years experience in Public and Educational libraries. Specializing in budgeting, grant writing, collection development and community outreach.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks.

Description :

    1. Planned and administrated budget for library.
    2. Structured and maintained a library collection of varied materials.
    3. Performed research on various subjects and presented findings before the library board.
    4. Processed data including numbers and figures on computers.
    5. Provided excellent customer service and handled client concerns.
    6. Acted as secretary to the Library Board, preparing reports and maintaining minutes.
    7. Responsible for circulation , programs,budget, state reports and grant writing.
    8. Wrote for a grant organized and planned for our new library.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In General Studies

Library Director I Resume

Summary : Library Director organizes and directs the general and specialized services of the County Library. To bring exemplary service to all customers, internal and external.

Skills : Microsft Office, Keyboarding, Research.

Description :

    1. Reporting to a five-member governing board, led and directed 650 employee team in twenty locations.
    2. Created and managed a budget of $38 million.
    3. Developed vision and values and assertively drove responsive action.
    4. Created community partnerships and established a strong community presence through programs, public speaking and media interviews.
    5. Handled personnel decisions, including hiring and terminations.
    6. Directed pension planning and long range financial goal-setting.
    7. Represented organization at professional associations and community organizations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate

Library Director/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Accountable for the management of a municipal library collection and for the provision of library services to the public.

Skills : Data Mining, Multi User Environments, Research, Competitive Analysis, Sales.

Description :

    1. Create and carry out long term planning of finances, programs, purchasing, etc.
    2. Maintain and operate the library on a daily basis.
    3. Hire, train, and supervise volunteers and staff.
    4. Maintain a working relationship with the Library Board, city council, staff, and library patrons.
    5. Write Personnel Manual, Policies and Procedures manuals.
    6. Write 5 Year Strategic Plan with community and staff input.
    7. Write 5 year Technology Plan in conjunction with long term strategic plan and budget.
    8. Write an RFP for redesign in conjunction with the strategic plan.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Marketing

Asst. Library Director Resume

Summary : Library Director provides leadership and strategic vision for all aspects of library operations and works with stakeholders to support the Institutes academic mission.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Payroll, Human Resources, Accounts.

Description :

    1. Oversee all operations of the library under the direction of the library board.
    2. Prepare annual budget and present to the City Commission and the Board of Education.
    3. Utilize Quickbooks for accounting and payroll.
    4. Prepare annual budget with Board Treasurer and data for annual audits.
    5. Capture and report statistics on library usage.
    6. Supervise fourteen staff members and various volunteers.
    7. Work with team to design effective programming and outreach that meets the needs of our community.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Accounting

Library Director/Consultant Resume

Summary : Challenging and creative environments where opportunities for personal and professional growth. Team player, and thrive in environments where long term commitment to both personal and organizational success is appreciated.

Skills : Experience With Training/Basic Instruction: Class.

Description :

    1. Order, catalog, process, and shelve new materials.
    2. Manage and train library staff and volunteers, delegate responsibilities, maintain a harmonious work environment.
    3. Attend board meetings and inform board of library status.
    4. Plan and implement annual summer reading programs, monthly community interest programs, and other programs and community meetings.
    5. Customer service and transactions: loans, fines, fees, book sale, computer help, fax and copy machine help, microfilm and research help.
    6. Manage and update library website and on-line accounts.
    7. Directed all library activities and personnel Interacted with and gave presentations to the Library Board.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Library

Library Director/Coordinator Resume

Summary : To obtain a part to full time position for a reputable company. Library provides the quality services, resources, and learning environments crucial to the academic success.

Skills : Computer Software, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Participation in bibliographic instruction.
    2. Changed the library from a print oriented library to a computer based information center.
    3. Established the branch facility at Jasper.
    4. Developed curriculum for teaching students about databases, library services and research techniques.
    5. Developed a training curriculum for freshmen students as part of the freshman experience course.
    6. Oversaw the instruction by staff faculty members as well as participated in the instruction process.
    7. Assist patrons in locating resources and using library machines and computers Operate library equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B.A.

Library Director Resume

Summary : As a Library Director, responsible for Creating budgets and ensuring strict adherence to the allotted spending within the constraints of said budgets, Generating annual reports, state aid reports, e-rate applications, state library reports, and county system reports.

Skills : Public Speaking, Instruction, Training, And Teaching, Budgeting And Accounts Management.

Description :

    1. Plans and organizes the activities, programs, and services of the Library according to perceived needs of the community, Town departments, and seasonal demand.
    2. Administers library services through subordinates in the functional areas of information services, loans, acquisitions, events, instruction, equipment repair, video and other communications projects, and facilities management.
    3. Performs near term and long range planning for development services.
    4. Prepares budget and program recommendations.
    5. Oversees the collection and accounting of fees and charges.
    6. Supervises the employment and performance evaluation of staff members.
    7. Oversaw two employees and handled all budgeting and bill paying.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Records Management

Library Director/Specialist Resume

Headline : Management and supervision in business, military, and the public service sector for more than 30 years.

Skills : Dependable, Focused but flexible, Micrsoft office, Filing.

Description :

    1. Solely responsible for executing multiple successful educational activities.
    2. Directs library information programs support to a wide variety of academic students pursing education and training in their respective fields.
    3. Expert in techniques which support researching methods to students of various fields guiding them in concepts, credo, and thesis structure.
    4. Responsible for providing Dean of Academics with monthly reports on cost-effective concepts, library budget, personnel actions, overall facility issues and long-ranged library plans.
    5. Develops policy and procedures to include copyright, circulation effectiveness, student confidentiality, faculty requests and collection development policies.
    6. Implemented and updated technological applications for students to ensure access to library material to further aide in their research.
    7. Especially important for students pursing majors in the biological studies as new information is updated daily.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS In Library Science

Library Director/Manager Resume

Summary : Director of Library Services is responsible for the development, implementation, and direction of all library services.

Skills : Web And Tech Savvy, Require Little To No Training.

Description :

    1. Spearheaded the automation of the library to comply with regional automation standards.
    2. Streamlined daily library operations, budgeting, planning, and personnel activities, such as hiring, training, scheduling, and performance evaluations.
    3. Analyzed patrons' requests to determine needed information, and assist in furnishing or locating that information.
    4. Instituted reading programs for children and basic computer classes for adults.
    5. Reviewed and evaluated materials, using book reviews, catalogs, faculty recommendations, and current holdings, to select and order print, audiovisual, and electronic resources.
    6. Organized collections of books, publications, documents, audiovisual aids, and other reference materials for convenient access.
    7. Managed records of circulation and materials, maintained inventory, and corrected cataloging errors.
    8. Directed and participated in fundraising drives.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Music Education

Library Director I Resume

Summary : To find employment with a library in order that talents and experience as a trained and educated librarian are put to the best use.

Skills : Leadership, Public relations, Computer and Technology.

Description :

    1. Circulation and other services provided to the public, including statistical reporting and proper accounting of monies collected.
    2. Collection management, including selection and withdrawal of materials, and maintaining an accurate inventory of overall collection.
    3. Planned programs for a variety of ages and interests.
    4. Provided assistance so that the public's requests for materials, information, or services are met.
    5. Staff training and supervision so that they effectively performed their duties as described in their job descriptions.
    6. Maintenance of communication with board, staff, patrons, community groups, and general public.
    7. Recommended and drafted policies for board consideration, and implemented policies and decisions approved by the board.
    8. Drafted an annual budget and presented it to the board for approval, while administering to the budget and submitting regular updates to the board.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Library

Library Director/Representative Resume

Summary : Apply library science experience and advanced education by committing and supporting a multicultural environment with positive contributions in a context of cultural diversity.

Skills : Literate In Operating An IBM Compatible PC And Macintosh.

Description :

    1. Assist with the coordination, development and promotion of initiatives and programs that insure a professional, inclusive and pluralistic work environment.
    2. Assisted professional recruitment program and coordination of minority outreach initiatives.
    3. Created a series of services to support the teaching, learning, and research mission of faculty, academic programs, and a diverse cultural and social environment.
    4. Determine goals, objectives and strategies in establishing and implementing system-wide diversity initiatives in the areas of human resources, user services, and collection management.
    5. Develop effective mechanisms for evaluating Library diversity initiatives.
    6. Conduct research on diversity related topics including planning, design, and coordination of various studies and special projects.
    7. Perform analytical studies and report findings of at-risk students and plan forward.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Billing And Coding

Library Director/Executive Resume

Objective : Seeking a career in which can utilize strong customer service, computer and organizational skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office 2010, 60 WPM, 10 Key.

Description :

    1. Manage county public library with a service population of 3,100.
    2. Created and maintained strong relationships within the county.
    3. Able to learn new software.
    4. Acquisition of new books, audio books, office equipment and maintenance of existing items.
    5. Computers, laptop, printer, typewriter, projector, laminator.) Community relations and marketing for library and community events.
    6. Collaborated with two school districts, local churches, county Senior Center and local Backpack Drive.
    7. Responsible for circulation , programs,budget, state reports and grant writing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Clinical

Library Director II Resume

Objective : To acquire employment and build skills so that can contribute to a workplace and earn a living will going to school.

Skills : Knitting and spinning, Consignment - Design.

Description :

    1. Day to day operation and administration for library.
    2. Responsible for selecting, ordering, and stocking books and videos.
    3. Performed all duties for inter-library loans, summer library camp, and student research.
    4. Created yearly budget and monthly reports for the seven board members.
    5. Performed all functions related to operating a public library including buying books, ordering supplies, scheduling fun programs throughout the year, inventory control, general maintenance and cleaning duties.
    6. Wrote grant request letters as well as follow up thank-you letters.
    7. Manage services/fees and prepare bi-weekly bank deposits and report.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Biology

Library Director Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Library Director with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects.

Skills : Management, Interpersonal, Computer, Excel, Word.

Description :

    1. Train and supervise library staff and volunteers for 4 libraries.
    2. Develop processes to streamline library services.
    3. Draft and implement technology and strategic plans for county library system.
    4. Plan and implement library programs for both adult and youth programs.
    5. Implement RFID throughout the county library system.
    6. Meet bimonthly with library board of directors.
    7. Aiding patrons, research guidance, bookkeeping, budgets, grants, annual reports, cataloging, ordering books, summer reading programs, planning and scheduling events.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Library Science