The Summersville Public Library (SPL) is seeking a Director for the administration and management of daily operations. Summersville is located in Nicholas County, West Virginia, home to Summersville Lake, West Virginia’s largest lake. Summersville is central to outdoor activities, that include whitewater rafting, hiking, skiing and even scuba diving. SPL is a certified passport acceptance facility, provides programming including summer reading for elementary aged children, adult activities, and a weekly story time for toddlers. The service population for SPL is 8, 745, with an annual budget averaging around 140,000. There is currently one fulltime employee other than the Director and two part time employees. The salary range for this position is $35,000-$38,000 and while not comprehensive, does include benefits.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE The ideal candidate will hold a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution, as well as a minimum of three or more years of relevant professional public library experience, or equivalent combination of training, education and experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will have three or more years of personnel management, budgetary experience and grant writing success.
HOW TO APPLY Please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Nancy Bischoff at SummersvillePL@gmail.com. . Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled however, preference will be given to those submitted by March 10, 2017