Job is Expired Library Director

Wilkinson Public Library / Telluride

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $84,620.00 to $122,000.00 per year   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Maybe you’re looking for that next career challenge AND looking to sharpen your downhill skiing skills? Perhaps you’re ready for a great Western adventure? Have you dreamed of mountains, wine festivals and bluegrass music? This is a place where it all melds together. Bonus: you love libraries, have honed your leadership talents, and are looking for that perfect intersection.

This is the place and the job for you: a fulfilling position in charge of one of the country’s truly great, small public libraries. Wilkinson Public Library (WPL) in Telluride, Colorado, has achieved a five-star Library Journal ranking for six consecutive years. The bar is set, and YOU may be just the person to work with this talented and energetic library staff and supportive board to continue that legacy of excellence. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, relationship builder, strategic thinker, experienced library manager with a successful fundraising and grant-writing track record.

The ideal candidate also will appreciate the 8,750-ft elevation, the warm and welcoming community, and some amazing and glorious landscapes. To learn more, visit our website at for the full Library Director posting.

Description of Community

The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. state of Colorado. Telluride sits in a box canyon. Steep forested mountains and cliffs surround it, with Bridal Veil Falls at the head of the canyon. It is especially known for its ski resort and slopes in Mountain Village during the winter as well as an extensive festival schedule during the summer. The District population is around 5,800.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Advanced management training in public administration, human resource management, or related field.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor 5 -
Professional 5 -
Library 5 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Application Requirements

Cover letter, resume and current salary/salary requirements

HR Contact Information

Sharon Lichthardt
Finance & HR Director
970-728-4519, Ext. 27


Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified

Salary Wage Calculator $84,620.00 to $122,000.00 per year

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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

November 22nd, 2013

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