Library Jobs

Children’s Librarian – Algona, IA

Today’s Date: 08/28/2014

Job Closing Date: 09/15/2014

Job Title: Children’s Librarian

Anticipated hours per week: Full Time

Institution Algona Public Library

Library Location: Algona, IA

Website (if applicable): www.ci.algona.ia.us/library

Duties / Job description: The Children’s Librarian is responsible for planning and carrying out youth programming, community outreach, and collection development, among other duties. This person will work closely with the Young Qualifications: A 4-year college degree and previous experience working with youth is required. Adult Librarian to plan and execute programming, such as the Summer Reading Program. A full job description is available at the library’s website.

Will out of state candidates be considered? Yes

Salary Range: 27,500-29,000

How to apply? Send a cover letter, current resume, and a list of 3 professional references by 5 p.m., Monday, September 15, 2014 to:
Director
Algona Publlic Library
210 N. Phillips St.
Algona, IA 50511

or by email to algonapl@algona.lib.ia.us

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Library Director – Nora Springs, IA

Today’s Date: 08/21/2014

Job Closing Date: 09/23/2014

Job Title: Nora Springs Public Library Director

Institution Nora Springs Public Library

Library Location: Nora Springs, Iowa

Website (if applicable): http://www1.youseemore.com/nilc/NoraSprings/

Duties / Job description: Due to the upcoming retirement of our current Director, the Nora Springs Library Board of Trustees is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. The position is approximately 30 hours per week.

Located in North Central Iowa, Nora Springs is a small community of approximately 1,500 people. We are situated about 10 minutes from Mason City. Our library serves the people of Nora Springs and Rock Falls communities. The Board of Trustees seeks an active, innovative Director who will continue to develop and strengthen public library services in our community.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director reports to a 5 member Board and is responsible for managing, planning, preparing the annual budget and directing the overall mission of the library. Essential duties include: patron satisfaction, collection development, establishing priorities, developing and meeting the strategic goals and objectives of the library, maintaining good community relations and facility maintenance. The Director supervises 2 part-time library employees.

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Applicant must have or be able to complete Public Library Management Courses 1 and 2, and be certified.

Will out of state candidates be considered? Yes

Salary Range: Dependent upon experience and qualifications.

How to apply? Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information (including e-mail and telephone numbers) for three references to: Karla Wymore, Board of Trustee, 901 Riverview Drive, Nora Springs, IA 50458 or email application materials to kjwymore@gmail.com All applications must be postmarked before September 3, 2014.

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Library Director – Knox, IN

Today’s Date: 08/12/2014

Job Closing Date: 09/30/2014

Job Title: Library Director

Anticipated hours per week: Full Time

Institution Starke County Public Library System

Library Location: Knox, IN

Website (if applicable): www.starkecountylibrary.org

Duties / Job description: Description/Responsibilities: The Starke County Public Library System in Knox, IN is seeking an enthusiastic professional to serve as Library Director. Located 50 miles southwest of South Bend and a 2 hour drive southeast of Chicago, the Starke County Public Library has 30 (9 full time and 21 part time) employees, serves a population of about 18,500 residents, and has 3 branch libraries.

The Library Board of Trustees is looking for an individual who is experienced, enthusiastic, innovative, organized and very public service oriented. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, experience in providing sound fiscal planning and management, and a thorough knowledge of current trends, technology, and best practices for public libraries are a must.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, a minimum of three years of progressively responsible library leadership, and to possess or be able to obtain Indiana Library Certificate 2.

Will out of state candidates be considered? Yes

Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Generous benefits package included.
How to apply? Send letter of introduction, resume, and 3 professional references to Elizabeth Lawrence, Starke County Public Library Board President, Starke County Public Library, 152 W Culver Road, Knox, IN 46534. No phone calls please.

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Regional Public Library Director – Young Harris, GA

Today’s Date: 08/07/2014

Job Closing Date: 09/05/2014

Job Title: Regional Public Library Director

Anticipated hours per week: Full Time

Institution Mountain Regional Library System

Library Location: Young Harris, Georgia

Website (if applicable): mountainregionallibrary.org

Duties / Job description: Administers the overall library program for Fannin, Towns and Union counties in accordance with Library Board policies, available funds, and local, state and federal laws. Responsibilities include: development, implementation and interpretation of policies; budgeting and grants management; planning and delivery of services; development and supervision of capital programs, including buildings and technology. The Director is appointed by and reports to the Regional Library Board of Trustees.

The Mountain Regional Library System serves a three county area in the North Georgia Mountains. If you are passionate about public libraries, have leadership skills and a heart of service, enjoy rural life and being part of close-knit communities, this may be the place for you.

Complete, detailed job description and physical requirements available at http://mountainregionallibrary.org.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution; ability to obtain a Grade 5-B certification or higher from the Georgia State Board for the Certification of Librarians. Must demonstrate knowledge of personnel practices, facility operations and maintenance, and financial management. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to acquaint the community and elected officials with library services and needs. Experience requirements include 5 years of progressively responsible public library positions including at least 2 years of administrative experience.

Complete, detailed qualifications list and physical requirements available at http://mountainregionallibrary.org.

Will out of state candidates be considered? Yes

Salary Range: state scale based on education and experience plus local supplement

How to apply? Application Materials to Send: Letter specifying experience and qualifications, detailed resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers for at least three professional references.

Send application to: Mountain Regional Library System
ATTN: Director Search Committee
P O Box 159
Young Harris, GA 30582

E-mail: mountain@mountainregionallibrary.org

Telephone: (706) 379-3732

Contact Donna Howell at the phone number or e-mail address above with questions.

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