Washington: Search Continues For New King County Library System Director
From the Renton Reporter:
The King County Library System continues in its search for a new director.
The ideal candidate is to be a communicator, community builder, visionary leader and an administrator. KCLS serves a population service area of 1.3 million and has an operating budget of $109 million. It includes a staff of 780 full-time employees.
There are 48 community libraries and 12 Library2Go vehicles in the system.
The previous director, Bill Ptacek, had a salary of $165,471 and Hatcher said KCLS will offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications of the selected candidate.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.