Position:Branch Manager with the Halifax County – South Boston Public Library System.

Description:  The Halifax County – South Boston Public Library System is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Library Branch Manager.  This position is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of a branch library.  The successful candidate will manage circulation services, supervise staff, plan and conduct adult programs at the branch, and assist patrons of all ages by answering reference questions and providing readers’ advisory services.  We are seeking an energetic and creative problem solver who can foster partnerships with other community organizations, market the library, and proactively publicize library services, programs, and resources.

Required Qualifications:  The candidate must possess a master’s degree in library science from a program currently accredited by the American Library Association; experience as a professional librarian is preferred, but not required; certification as a professional librarian by the Library of Virginia must be obtained within twelve months of the date of hire;  current knowledge of the best practices, procedures, and tools relating to public libraries; strong customer service and leadership skills; excellent written and oral communication skills.  

Salary & Benefits:  The starting salary is $30,000.  Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, pension plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. 

Halifax County: Halifax County is situated along the Virginia/North Carolina border.  The county has a population of 36,241.  The two largest towns in the county are South Boston and Halifax.  The county is a short driving distance from the Virginia cities of Danville and Lynchburg, and the North Carolina cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.

How to Apply:  Submit a resume to the Halifax County-South Boston Public Library System, P.O. Box 1729, Halifax, VA 24558, or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Resumes will be accepted through May 18, 2018.  Spring 2018 graduates of master’s degree programs in library science are encouraged to apply. 







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177 South Main Street
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Halifax, VA 24558

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