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Library Director

Southwest La Plata Library District

La Plata County Colorado

Application Deadline

Apply By Nov 7th, 2022


$55,000.00 to $75,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Hesperus, CO





Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

The library director is responsible for personnel management, especially maintaining and fostering a positive work environment and library climate, and creating an atmosphere of cooperation and positive communication.  The library director will also collaborate and liaison with local government and educational professionals.  The library director will strive to increase library patronage and will assist the board with strategic planning.  For a complete job description, visit swlplibrarydistrict.org.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Southwest La Plata Library District offers generous benefits to anyone working more than 20 hours per week, including health insurance, vision and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave.

Additional Info & Requirements

The library director's work hours are flexible between 8:00 am and 7:00 pm.  The library director should not work more than 40 hours per week. Reimbursable travel is required, as the library director must spend time at each branch every week.  Both libraries have a branch manager and library assistants.

The Community

Fort Lewis Mesa and Sunnyside Public Libraries serve rural, agricultural communities. Housed inside public schools, the libraries assist the school by providing library services to elementary school children. Both libraries are also vibrant community centers, providing interesting and engaging adult services.  

HR Info

To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to swlplibrary@gmail.com.

Posted Oct 26, 2022