Head Librarian

Head Librarian


Wilson Community College
902 Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893
Phone: 252-291-1195

Job Location

Main Campus


$54,961 - $68,184 Based on experience


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Closes: Thursday, December 31, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, February 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Full-Time Hours

Reports to

Director of Instructional Support Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Library Science with five (5) – seven (7) years of experience in an academic library.  .

Preferred Qualifications

Three (3) – five (5) years of experience in a supervisory capacity is also required.

Position Description

Plans programs and services for the library conferring with staff and faculty; prepares long and short-range plans including automation of services; establishes goals and objectives for collection development and program services.  Manages fiscal controls; funding sources; and account expenditures.  Performs personnel functions for library staff including training and handling of personnel problems and issues.  Establishes policies and procedures and work standards for the library; studies and recommends technology systems for library applications.  Performs data collection and reporting for the library, ensuring accuracy and submission by established due dates.  Engages in on-going public relations efforts; participates in campus activities; maintains contact with local campus officials, organizations, faculty, staff, and students in order to promote the services and objectives of the library; works with other regional libraries to coordinate provision of services and materials and avoid unnecessary duplication.  Performs reference and circulation duties in the library.  Serves on institutional committees as appointed.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:  Principles and practices of PC’s and related software.  Principles, practices, and techniques of modern library operations.  Various types of reference works, literature, technical library publications, and audio-visual materials.   North Carolina General Statutes, State Library and related community college regulations, services, collection, and procedures.  Organization and functions of a community college.  Governmental budgeting and personnel systems, planning and other management practices and techniques.  Ability to: Provide technical leadership in library functions.  Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.  Operate a PC and related software.  Deal tactfully and courteously with faculty, staff, and students.   Develop and maintain effective working relationships with campus officials, students, faculty, community officials, other library managers, and the general public. Function independently and use sound judgment in decision making and directing the activities of the library.

How to Apply

Visit the employment page at www.wilsoncc.edu

Job Post Contact

Human Resources Office

Wilson Community College

P.O. Box 4305

Wilson, NC  27893

Phone:  (252) 246-1410

Email:  hradmin@wilsoncc.edu