Library Directors

Library directors, also referred to as head librarians or library administrators, manage libraries. Much of their work is administrative, for example, creating a budget for new book acquisitions and technological equipment, managing the library's collection, fund-raising, devising public relations campaigns, working with community or academic leaders, and hiring, training, and scheduling library staff.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Master's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • English
  • Business Management
  • Information Management
  • Interpersonal
Personality Traits
  • Conventional
  • Enterprising
  • Organized
Licensure/Certification Recommended