District Library Director

Elbert County Library District

Elizabeth, Colorado

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$58,000.00 to $62,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Elizabeth, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

We are seeking an innovative, community-minded professional who will direct the District in our future goals. Administrative responsibilities include budget management, expansion of library services, public relations, facilities improvement, long range planning, and supervision of staff. General Qualifications: • Working knowledge of budget preparation, policy development, and administration • Demonstrated excellent leadership • Verbal and written communication competency including public speaking • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills

Additional Info & Requirements

Salary range $58-62,000 plus benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position remains open until filled.Education/Experience Qualifications: • MLS required with a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library district management. • 5 – 7 years library experience in public service, technical services, public relations and automation preferred. This includes a thorough knowledge of library techniques, systems, working tools and procedures. • 3 years public administration experience preferred with the proven ability to plan, organize and administer a public library system. • Aptitude to supervise and motivate library staff and volunteers. This includes the ability to plan and direct the work of staff engaged in the use of specialized library methods and principles in bibliography, cataloging, classification, circulation and reference services. • Experience working with library boards and governing bodies. • Commitment to the mission and philosophy of public library service.

The Community

We are a growing four branch library district located in rural Elbert County, Colorado, situated between Denver and Colorado Springs! Population 24,000. Position is located in the town of Elizabeth.

HR Info

Please direct resume, portfolio, application and inquires to Hiring Committee, Elbert County Library District, PO Box 219, Elizabeth, CO 80107, email boardoftrustees@elbertcountylibrary.org, or fax 303-621-2000. Check our website at http://www.elbertcountylibrary.org for job description and application. Description and application available on line at http: http://www.elbertcountylibrary.org/DistrictInformation/employment.htm

Posted Apr 27, 2007