DATE ENTERED: October 2, 2020
POSITION:  Deputy Director
LOCATION: Prince William County Government, VA
APPLY BY: October 29, 2020

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY GOVERNMENT invites applications for:
Job Title: Deputy Director
Department:  LIBRARY  
Closing Date/Time:  October 29, 2020
Salary:  See Position Description
Job Type: Full-Time / Exempt
Location:  County-wide

Inspire, lead, innovate. The successful Deputy Director of Prince William Public Libraries  embraces and promotes these ideas as they lead a committed group of branch managers who deliver innovative programs and services.
The ideal candidate is knowledgeable and excited by emerging trends in libraries and is passionate about providing responsive, high quality customer service within a dynamic community. S/he is a thought leader who excels in interpersonal communication and collaborative leadership, as well as the day-to-day operational and organizational responsibilities of an administrator.

The Deputy Director leads through a team of senior level direct reports, and serves as a member of the Library's Leadership Team. This position contributes to formulation of library policy, short and long- range planning, program development, evaluation, and provides input into allocation of resources in support of the Library's strategic initiatives.

The Deputy Director of the Prince William Public Library:

  • Manages 12 branch managers. Provides coaching and counseling
  • Participates in hiring and performance management
  • Leads Public Services Management meetings
  • Project management, overseeing policy creation and review  
  • Member of the Library Leadership Team
  • Fills in for the library director at meetings when needed.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with staff management and development, project management, and work with a strategic plan. The ideal candidate has demonstrated the ability to successfully work with other library departments and teams, as well as successfully partnering with external agencies and organizations.

This is an exempt position. While primarily the hours are a typical office structure, due to the nature of public library operations, this person will need to be available to public services on nights and weekends for emergency issues.

A DMV check is performed for all positions which require travel during business hours.

ENTRY SALARY RANGE:  $101,832 -  $119,355


Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.

Prince William County determines the legal employment status of all County employees by utilizing a two-step process. Document verification is the first step of the process which is required of all employers as set forth in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. The second step in our process is E-Verify, an Internet-based system made available by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration. This system permits the County to electronically confirm legal employment status of all new hires.