Library and Community Services Director

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Application Deadline: 
Apr 5 2019 - 5:00pm

The City of Salinas is accepting applications for Library & Community Services Director. 

The City of Salinas (estimated population 161,000) is the 34th largest city in the state and the largest city in Monterey County. Just 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean and Monterey Bay and surrounded by agriculture on all sides, Salinas is a beautiful place with an active and diverse citizenry. Located on California’s Central Coast, Salinas is the city that has become the “Epicenter for Agtech Innovation,” where agriculture plays a vital role in maintaining a vibrant local economy. Salinas offers a great career opportunity for a Library & Community Services Director. Salinas is a multicultural and diverse community and a key asset in today’s global economy. The City’s diverse community is comprised of an approximate 75% Hispanic population. The median age of the community is 29.3 years young. The region offers various cultural family events and consistent Mediterranean climate for year-round outdoor activity. With world-class events that take place in the City each year including the Steinbeck Festival, El Grito Festival, the California International Air Show, and the California Rodeo, as well as world-renowned amenities like the Pebble Beach Golf Resort and the Monterey Bay Aquarium right next door, Salinas is a place that truly has it all. The Salinas Valley has a global reputation as an agriculture and innovation hub. The region is a source for agricultural research and resources and is developing the latest technology and advancements in “agtech”. Although agriculture forms an economic base, more than 100 manufacturing, financial, and medical related firms call Salinas home. Some of the largest employers in the City include: County of Monterey, Taylor Farms, D’Arrigo Bros, and Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital.

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