The City of National City is a full-service, general law city serving a vibrant, socio-economically diverse community. The city of 61,000 residents is San Diego County’s second oldest city and is truly “in the center of it all.” The City is seeking an energetic director and innovative leader to serve as its Library & Community Services Director. A successful candidate will possess appreciation for and understanding of diversity and inclusion within a City organization and the community. The selected individual will have excellent communication skills, be politically astute, and demonstrate a collaborative spirit. Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be: Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public, business or parks administration, library science, recreation, urban studies, social services or a closely related field; and six (6) years of increasingly responsible management experience, in the areas of business or public administration; library, cultural, recreational, parks, community, social, and/or closely related services and programs. Experience must include at least three (3) years of administrative and supervisory experience in a public agency implementing and evaluating Library and/or Community Services initiatives. Possession of a Master’s degree in a related field is desired and may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. The annual salary for the Library & Community Services Director is $120,000-$130,000, depending upon qualifications.