Job Description for Library Director

Library Director’s Job Description



Basic knowledge of computer use and office equipment


Ability to work with and for the public and staff


Assist patrons to utilize the internet access


Send overdue notices to patrons


Collect information and issue library cards and Kansas Library Cards


Check library materials in and out


Assist patrons to locate items within the library


Answer phone


Handle reference questions


Check book drop daily, hang out flag (weather permitting). go to post office


Collect fines/fax/copy money


Order books, supplies, magazines, other items as needed for library


Prepare State Report


Plan and carry out Summer Reading Program


Plan weekly story time


Supervise other staff and make schedules


Sign and send timesheets to Emporia for payroll


Prepare monthly reports and present at board meetings


Keep track of bills that come in and give to treasurer


Attend NCKLS meetings


Work with other Lyon County Libraries


Attend  librarian meeting at EPL 3/4 times a year

Host Annual Trustee meetings (rotate with Americus, Emporia and Hartford)


Know other Librarian job positions and be able to cover if absent


Maintain clear sidewalks during snowy/icy weather


Report any problems with library building to board


Weed books


Check emails daily


Other duties may arise from the position of director

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