County Librarian – Donegal County Council

Campaign ID: 2401506

The Local Government sector in Ireland is made up of 31 Local Authorities and 3 Regional Assemblies. Local Authorities are the closest and most accessible form of Government to citizens. They have responsibility for delivery of a wide range of services in their local area with a focus on making cities, towns and countryside attractive places to live, work and invest.

Reporting to a Director of Service, the County Librarian (Divisional Manager, Culture Division) in Donegal County Council is charged with the responsibility for the planning and management of the Culture Division. This includes Library services, as well as Arts, Museum, Archives and Heritage Services for the Local Authority. This is a senior management role within the Local Authority.

An opportunity now exists in Donegal County Council for the position of County Librarian (Divisional Manager, Culture Division).

The County Librarian (Divisional Manager, Culture Division) holds responsibility for leading on policy implementation, service delivery and change management in a dynamic and goal driven environment. The role requires strong leadership, innovation, agility and a commitment to customer service, alongside a high level of professional library and management skills, which include a strategic and operational element while maintaining value for money.

A full list of essential requirements is available in the Information Booklet.

The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.

Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 29th February 2024

Donegal County Council

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