Friday, October 21, 2011

Position Available: Director, Brodhead Memorial Public Library

The City of Brodhead, Wisconsin (Green County), a community with a population of over 3,000, seeks a Library Director responsible for all aspects of library administration. We have an outstanding new library facility that opened in 2009 with approximately 15,000 square feet. The Brodhead Memorial Public Library has an operating budget of $254,230 and is a member of the South Central Library System and its shared Integrated Library System (ILS), LINKcat (Koha).

The candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, demonstrate leadership ability, a strong attention to detail and have excellent organizational and problem solving skills. Ideal candidates must enjoy developing new programs for area residents of all ages, training and managingstaff, marketing the library and its resources, developing partnerships with local schools and other organizations, maintaining the library’s collection and advocating to the municipality and other stakeholders. The ability to develop effective working relationships with the community, Library Board, staff and patrons is essential. Additional responsibilities include planning and formulating library policies, budgeting and advising the Library Board and Friends of the Library along with computer and technology experience and competency, and supervisory skills.

Candidates must be eligible for Grade 2 Wisconsin Public Library Certification, experience preferred. Additional library courses and continuing education arerequired to maintain certification.

For full consideration please submit by November 14th, 2011: a cover letter, resume and references to:

Brodhead Memorial Public Library
Kirsten Novy, Library Board President
1207 25th Street
Brodhead,WI 53520

Or email your cover letter, resume and references to

A job description may be obtained at the Brodhead Memorial Public Library oremailing a request.

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