Friday, May 31, 2013

Osceola Public Library Director Job Posting (with Column Graphs and Links)

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The deadline to apply is today!

The Osceola Public Library seeks a well-organized and energetic leader to direct the operations of their library. The library is currently planning for new, larger facility which will enhance the library’s programming and services to the community. The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system

The library serves a community of 2,600 in northwestern Wisconsin, with a service population of approximately 8500. The city is nestled in the bluffs of the scenic Saint Croix River Valley and is located less than an hour from the Twin Cities. This historic community has a vibrant downtown that complements the natural beauty of the area. 

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a seven member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, developing and executing successful programming, and promoting the library within the Village of Osceola and the surrounding area. 

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade II certification. Three or more years of library experience or library administration experience is preferred. The ideal candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with their staff, the Board, the Village of Osceola and community organizations. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required. 

Please email your resume and cover letter by May 31th to the Library Board at

Other library director job postings:
Franklin Public Library.  (5/30.2013)
Kenosha Public Library.  (5/29/2013)
Cedarburg Public Library.  (5/29/2013)

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