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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Altadena Library District Announces It Is Looking for a Public Services Director

aLTADENAlIBThe Altadena Library District is looking for a Public Services Director who is ready to “ignite staff ” and “take community library services to the next level,” a new job posting says. The salary range is $5,798.23 to $7,223.82 (presumably, per month).

The listing says in full:

“In your role of overseeing and evolving all aspects of our public service you see the big picture and you will guide the team of experienced and dedicated library staff through change and growth.

“You have an innate understanding of the changing role of the library in the community and are excited about the opportunities and challenges these changes will bring. You are a natural leader who is knowledgeable on all library operations and respected for your ability to help staff navigate the path of change. You are an active listener and you are intuitive to people’s needs. You are a team player who thinks quickly on your feet.

“As a public services director you understand the role of education and the library and are committed to providing our community with every opportunity to learn, thrive and grow.

“You are proficient at teaching staff and the public how to use technology; you are passionate about the collection (both physical and virtual) and know how to inspire that passion in others, you understand the value of outreach into the community and will make that central to our mission. You have experienced and enjoy creating amazing and memorable moments for our public – your forethought, creativity and planning have directly affected patrons so that they leave the library with a sense of wonder joy and gratitude.

“You are integral to creating an environment that fosters trust, life-long learning and fun for staff and the public.


Application forms are available at the Library, and online at our website:

Submit an Application & Resume no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015.

• US Mail / Delivery: Altadena Library District, Attn: Human Resources 600 E. Mariposa Ave., Altadena, CA 91001

• Email (PDF only):

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