Library Director

Person County Government
July 12, 2022
Roxboro, North Carolina
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304 S. Morgan St., Ste 208, Roxboro, NC 27573
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Person County has an excellent opportunity for an experienced library professional to lead a county library with the mission to strengthen the community by providing lifelong learning and opportunities to inform, inspire, and imagine infinite possibilities.

Located in North Carolina's Triangle Region, Person County is within an hour’s drive of the Research Triangle Park (Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh) and the Piedmont Triad (Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point), and a two-hour drive of Richmond, Virginia. In Person County and the City of Roxboro, you’ll find a friendly community, beautiful landscapes, abundant outdoor recreation, a variety of local restaurants and shopping, and so much more!

The Library Director plans, organizes, and directs the day-to-day operations of the county library program that is designed to meet the variety of community needs and interests. Work includes long- and short-range planning, including facilities and technology expansion, establishment of goals, identification and development of funding sources, fiscal planning and administration, collections development, and management and administration of the daily operations and public relations activities. The employee is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to a staff of six full-time and four part-time employees. The employee is responsible for development and presentation of the annual budget proposal and monitors all assigned line items to ensure budget discipline is maintained. The employee reports to the Assistant County Manager and serves as an ex officio member of the local Friends of the Library Board and as the staff liaison to the Person County Library Advisory Board. Work is evaluated through meetings, monthly reports and public feedback.


$59,509 - $92,238 annually


Desirable Education and Experience  

Master's Degree in library science from an accredited ALA library school and considerable professional experience in library administration with some managerial and supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Special Requirements

  • Possession of, or eligible for, a Professional Librarian Certificate issued by the NC Public Librarian Certification Commission.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.