Head Librarian III (Search Reopened)

Pioneerland Library System

Olivia/Renville/Fairfax (MN)

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$38,459.00 to $41,558.00 per Year   Calculate


Willmar, MN





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Pioneerland Library System, a consolidated regional library system located in west central Minnesota, seeks a Head Librarian with successful public library experience to direct and coordinate the activities of three (3) rural libraries. Duties include supervision of staff, budgeting, collection development and all other activities related to the operation and management of multiple libraries. A thorough knowledge of library science principles and procedures along with experience supervising staff and technology knowledge is required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in library science or a related field and a minimum of two years work experience, including management experience in a public library. Experience with supervising and coordinating the work of a larger contingent of library personnel and managing multiple locations is preferred. Master's degree in library science is preferred. Position Open Until Filled HOURS: Total hours between the combined libraries not to exceed 40 hours per week. Appointment range: Starting salary of $38,459 - $41,558 annually DOE. Competitive benefit package includes Minnesota Retirement (PERA). Application Deadline: Resumes received by 4:30 P.M. Friday, August 16, 2013, will receive first consideration. Send resume, letter of interest, and employment application to: Laurie Ortega, Director of Library Operations, Pioneerland Library System, PO Box 327, Willmar, MN, 56201 or email to: laurie.ortega@pioneerland.lib.mn.us For more information about Pioneerland Library System, and to access our Employment Application and complete position description, please go to our website: http://www.pioneerland.lib.mn.us Notice: Appointments for all PLS job positions require the approval of the Pioneerland Library Board and completion of successful background check.
Posted Jul 26, 2013