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Library Director

Sheridan County Public Library System

Sheridan, WY

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$75,000.00 to $78,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Sheridan, WY





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


Job Description

The Sheridan County Public Library System has a position vacancy for a Library Director. This is a full-time, benefitted position located in Sheridan, Wyoming. The Director plans, manages, and directs the operations, programs, services, personnel and facilities of the Sheridan County Public Library System.

The Library System consists of a main library in Sheridan (Fulmer Library) with three branches located in Clearmont, Story, and Ranchester. Each location has recently undergone a remodel project or in the process of completing a remodel in 2023-24. The current operational budget is $1,658,000 which comes from several different sources including Sheridan County General Fund, One Percent Optional Tax (sales tax), dedicated endowments, and fundraising efforts. There are 38 employees (16 full-time and 22 part-time).

The library is part of a 23 County consortium throughout the State of Wyoming, offering shared databases/digital content and a shared Integrated Library System (ILS) which allows library card access throughout the State.

The Library Director works under the direction of the Sheridan County Public Library System Board of Trustees who are appointed by the Sheridan County Commission.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

$75,000 to $78,000, commensurate with experience. Full benefit package. FLSA Exempt.

Additional Info & Requirements

Masters in Library Science, and five years experience overseeing public library operations; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience which ensures the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. 

The Community

Sheridan County encompasses 2,527 square miles and has a population of 31,646. Sheridan is the county seat with approximately 19,124 residents. It is located in the north central section of Wyoming adjacent to the Big Horn Mountains. The closest major city is Billings, Montana, which is 140 miles to the north. For more information on the local economy and relocating to Sheridan, visit the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce or Sheridan Travel and Tourism.


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Qualified candidates should send a resume and letter of interest to the “Library Director Search Committee” to director@sheridanwyolibrary.org . Open until filled. 

Posted May 19, 2023