Today’s Date: 11/29/2013
Job Closing Date: 12/20/2013
Job Title: Library Director
Institution Algona Public Library
Library Location: Algona, Iowa
Website (if applicable): http://www.algona.lib.ia.us
Duties / Job description: The Algona Public Library seeks a well organized, energetic, and innovative leader to manage the operations of the Library. This is a full time position with benefits. The Library Director reports to a 9-member Board of Trustees and serves as chief executive officer of the library and manages the facility, a staff of 10 people (7 FTE), the library finances, and all aspects of operations. The ideal candidate will have:
• The ability to work collaboratively
• Proven leadership ability
• The capability to be flexible and adaptable to change
The City of Algona, population 5,500, is the county seat of Kossuth County. There is a potential library renovation project in the future.
Please visit www.algona.lib.ia.us for full job description.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Master of Library Science degree from ALA accredited institution preferred. Minimum two years of library experience required; some supervision experience preferred.
Will out of state candidates be considered?
How to apply? Mail:
Library Director Search Committee
Algona Public Library
210 N Phillips St
Algona IA 50511
by 5:00pm on Friday, December 20, 2013
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