The Jamaica Library Service (JLS) an Agency of the
Ministry of Education, Youth & Information invites applications from
suitably qualified persons to fill the post.
Brief Description of Position
The Director General is the Chief Executive Officer
responsible for the management of the Public Library Network and the School
Library Network islandwide. The position reports to the Chairman of the Board.
The incumbent will have responsibility for the achievement of the
organization's operational, financial and strategic objectives and for the
efficient and effective management of the organization consistent with the
Jamaica Library Service Act, the Mission, Vision and major performance targets.
• Direct the development and implementation of technical
and administrative programmes, policies and strategies to ensure achievement of
key performance targets.
• Oversight of financial policies and procedures in keeping with government
regulations including monitoring the budget and oversight of internal audit.
• Direct, monitor and evaluate the performance of Divisional Heads and
Corporate Suite Staff.
• Approve recommendations for appointments, promotions, transfers,