Public Services Coordinator

Seeking a Public Services Coordinator - Open until February 15, 2019

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for an award winning library system? Would you like to help us celebrate our 75th year anniversary? We just completed a brand new strategic plan, we are renovating our main branch, designing a website and have plans for new and exciting programming in 2019!

We are looking for a Public Services Coordinator with experience in adult and youth programming, advanced computer/technology skills, proven leaderships skills and the ability to successfully motivate and develop staff.

Our system has three service locations: a main branch, one 35 hour a week branch and one 10 hour a week service outlet. The system employs 20 full and part time employees and has an annual operating budget of $1.3 million.

This administrative position reports to the Library Director and assists in the management, planning, supervising, implementing and oversight of all adult and youth services with direct supervision over paraprofessional and professional public service staff.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication, strong multi-tasking skills, good judgment and the ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively in order to determine proper course of action.

This position requires a Master's degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited university; mandatory Librarian's Professional Graduate Certificate from the Georgia Certification Board with a minimum three (3) years of professional experience in library services, including one (1) year of administrative and/or supervisory responsibility at the managerial level preferred.

Starting salary is $58,000 - $62,000. Position is state paid and salary is based on qualifications and experience.

A strong benefits package is available with State Health benefit plan and Teachers Retirement participation.

Resumes will be accepted as a supplement to an application- however a complete typed application is required for consideration.

Deadline to apply: February 15, 2019

An application and full job description with necessary qualifications are available below:

Public Services Coordinator - Job DescriptionPDF icon

Application Form - Fillable PDF (please type) PDF icon

Please send completed typed application to:

Public Services Coordinator Search Committee
Lace Keaton, Director
Newton County Library System
7116 Floyd Street, NE
Covington, GA 30014


NCLS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free, Smoke-Free work place.