The successful candidate for the Sidney Library Director should be able to analyze and solve problems, while also exercising fair judgment. A strong technological background (computers, relevant software and Internet research) also is required. Because the director works with a staff and with the public, the candidate should have strong communication and interpersonal skills. In addition, the library director must have proven ability to take initiative within the workplace, while also assigning job duties to staff members. The director must have strong budgeting experience and ability to develop and recommend policies and programs to the Library Board.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required; MLS from an ALA-accredited school preferred. Five years supervisory experience, preferably in a library setting. Experience or educational background that demonstrates the ability to do the essential functions of the position.
Benefits & Additional Compensation Info
This is a management position and not eligible for overtime; however, typical work week is 40 hours per week within Monday thru Saturday.
Benefits include 401(k) Retirement, Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Holidays
Additional Info & Requirements
Pre-employment and on-going random drug testing Background investigation
Some travel is required to take advantage of educational and training opportunities
The Library serves approximately 10,000 residents in Sidney and Cheyenne County and is in a growing and dynamic community. This position reports to the Library Board.
Application Process For this position: The City requires a completed application form, in addition to a resume and cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
IMPORTANT: A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of the application and resume. It should address your specific interest in this position and outline skills and experience that you bring to this position.
Return completed applications to:
City of Sidney, Attn: HR
PO Box 79
Sidney, NE 69162
or email your cover letter, resume and application to firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Sidney is an Equal Opportunity Employer This position is subject to Veteran’s Preference E-Verify System Participant