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Regional Director

Job Details

Full Time
Master's Degree
$92,601.60 - $148,179.20 Salary/year
Up to 50%


Plans, coordinates, and directs the general operations of assigned libraries and departments within Guest Services; supervises, coaches, and mentors managers; coordinates with the Chief Guest Officer to evaluate guest services, staffing, and policies and procedures.

This position will work at the Ronald J. Norick Library, which is located at 300 Park Avenue in Oklahoma City, OK but will travel to various other locations as needed.  This position currently requires availability to work all hours the library is open, including nights and weekends.*

*Hours are subject to change in accordance with the needs of the library.

The hiring salary for this position is $92,601.60 annually.  This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.  This position is exempt from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.  


Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Master’s degree in library studies/information science from an ALA-accredited college or university; and
  • Five years of professional library experience, at least two years of which shall have been working as a professional librarian, and at least three years of which shall have been supervising library staff.


  • Public library management experience


Knowledge of:

  • Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting and program budget development and implementation.
  • Administration of staff and activities, either directly or through subordinate supervision.
  • Principles and practices of library science, technology, and management.
  • Applicable state, federal, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentation.
  • Basic budgetary principles and practices.
  • Outcome-based planning and evaluation
  • All computer applications and hardware related to the performance of the essential functions of the job.

Skill in:

  • Selecting, motivating, and developing staff in a collaborative team environment.
  • Planning, organizing, assigning, directing, reviewing, and evaluating the work of staff.
  • Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials.
  • Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
  • Communicating ideas and thoughts clearly, succinctly, and effectively both verbally and in writing to a diverse staff in different formats
  • Using critical thinking, logic, and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Utilizing effective and creative problem-solving skills
  • Using exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills that build and maintain strategic relationships with internal and external guests.
  • Demonstrating a flexible and collaborative work style