Friday, February 5, 2010

Position Announcement: Library Executive Director, Community Library, Salem Wisconsin

The Board of Trustees of the Community Library is seeking an experienced administrator with the energy, vision, passion, integrity and commitment to quality library service in southeast Wisconsin. The director is responsible for strategic planning, budget preparation and administration, program development and implementation, and personnel management and development. A successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills and leadership ability, be innovative, and be able to work productively with local officials from five funding municipalities as well as with the Board, staff, and community groups. Financial and personnel management expertise, knowledge of library technology, and strong organizational skills are a necessity. The Director must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science, with 6 to 9 years of progressively responsible professional experience in public libraries. Salary is negotiable.

Send letter, resume, and three professional references to Irene Swan, Chairperson, Director’s Search Committee, electronically by clicking below or by mail to: 39110 90th Place, Genoa City WI 53128-1228. Deadline March 5, 2010.

The library has a $1.2 million budget, a full and part-time staff of 40+, and three locations. For more information, visit our website at The Community Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Announcement found here.

Community Library in the news.

Former Director of Community Library: From Demotion to Dismissal. (1/29/2010)

Community Library Board Member Wields Machete to Address $1,000 Deficit. (12/06/2009)

New Community Library Representative to Wilmot School Board
. (11/11/2009)

Demoted director to fight for job
. (10/30/2009)

Library Board confirms interim director. (10/27/2009)

Community Library Soap Opera Continues
. (10/23/2009)

Community Library Update: "What we have here is...failure to communicate. (10/09/2009)

Community Library Board of Trustees: Riding Roughshod? (10/01/2009)

Library Board's "Positive Direction" Takes an Immediate Detour. (9/30/2009)

West county library group under fire. (1/29/2009)

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