Public Services Coordinator

Seeking a Public Services Coordinator - Open until June 15, 2018

The Newton County Library System, Covington GA, seeks a full-time (40 hours) customer service oriented Public Services Coordinator.

Newton County Library System is a public library system located in east suburban Atlanta with 3 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.

As a key member of the NCLS administrative team, the Public Services Coordinator reports to the Library Director and assists in the planning, supervising, implementing and oversight of the activities and operations of all the public service areas of the library system. The Public Services Coordinator manages all aspects of Circulation, Youth Services, and Information services with direct supervision over paraprofessional, management and professional public service staff.

The ideal candidate must have experience with adult and youth programming, advanced computer/technology skills, proven leaderships skills with the ability to motivate and develop staff. The Public Services Coordinator must also have excellent communication, strong multi-tasking skills, good judgement and the ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively in order to determine proper course of action.

The 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 3-5 years of professional experience in library services, including two (2) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility at the managerial level preferred. Management experience of multiple public library facilities preferred.

Starting salary is $60,000- $61,000. 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 application is required for consideration.

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

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Public Services Coordinator - Job DescriptionPDF icon

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Please send completed application to:

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


A completed job application is required and should be received.

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