Job is Expired Regional System Consultant

Southwest Kansas Library System / System Headquarters

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 per year   Job type of library Other   This job is located in Kansas Kansas

Job Description

System Consultant – Southwest Kansas Library System (Dodge City, Kansas)

Join an enthusiastic and service oriented team in a dynamic regional library system. The Southwest Kansas Library System (headquartered in Dodge City, KS) seeks an experienced library professional to provide library development, training and resource sharing services to member libraries.

SWKLS is a multi-type cooperative library system serving a 21-county region. SWKLS provides library development funding and services, continuing education for member library directors, trustees and staff, strong outreach services, and support for innovative technologies to its member libraries. For more information on the System, visit .


  • Provide management and operational guidance to member libraries.
  • Coordinate continuing education programs.
  • Manage the Autographics/SWiftnet shared regional automation system.
  • Provide outreach for Talking Books and other system services.
  • Develop and coordinate new system services in collaboration with the system staff team.




Description of Community

Dodge City, Kansas is a historical and diverse great plains city with a population of 27,000, midway between Kansas City and Denver.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Minimum qualifications are an ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library Science and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience. Applicants with strong experience may complete the Masters Degree in Library Science after employment.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional 3 -
Library - -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Essential qualities include: strong commitment to service, ability to work both independently and as a part of a team, superior interpersonal skills; flexibility; familiarity and comfort with technology, and a desire to continue the tradition of excellence, innovation and collaboration. Knowledge of public library service and administrative issues, and experience with shared integrated library automation systems are highly desirable.


Application Requirements

Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Jim Minges at To ensure consideration apply by April 13, 2018.

HR Contact Information

Jim Minges,, 913-948-0615


Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science


Salary Wage Calculator $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 per year

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Date Posted

March 16th, 2018

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