Qualifications for Professional Librarians and State Paid Positions

Approved by:
Board of Trustees

Revised Date:


Any state paid employee of the Hall County Library System must meet the professional certification requirements and qualifications established by the State of Georgia for the position.

Professional librarians must hold professional certification at Grade 5 or higher as established in Georgia law by the State Board of Certification of Librarians.

The employee is responsible for maintaining current certification and qualifications and notifying the library system of changes in certification status. Certification must be renewed in the appropriate renewal cycle and the employee shall pay the renewal fee.

A copy of the employee’s certification information and appropriate certificates shall be maintained in the employee’s personnel file.

Failure to maintain the appropriate certification or qualifications for the state paid position may be cause for dismissal.

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