Jobs @ MRL
Central Library, Harrisonburg, VA
The Massanutten Regional Library (MRL) seeks its next Director to fulfill the organization’s mission of being an engaging community partner providing programs and services that bring people together, foster creativity, and encourage lifelong learning. The ideal candidate will embrace the library vision to be the welcoming heart of the community where all come to learn, discover, create and connect. A non-profit 501(c)(3) library with an annual budget of $2.5 million and approximately 34 FTE, MRL is guided by a twelve-member Board of Trustees; four appointed by the localities served and the remaining eight nominated by the Board. MRL is a seven-branch system, with the Central Library remaining in Harrisonburg, four branches serve Rockingham County, and two branches serve the residents of Page County. With a service population of over 159,000 residents and 515,000 items circulated in 2020, MRL is an active member of the local community and maintains involvement with a variety of local, state, and national organizations, both civic and professional. Key initiatives include a review of organizational structure, assessment of existing buildings and possible branch construction, and development of services for Spanish-speaking residents.