Library Director

Orange City Public Library

Orange City

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

Not Specified

Location

Orange City, IA

Hours

40.00

MLS

Not Specified

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library

Public

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Job Description

The Orange City Public Library is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Library Director to provide leadership and direction in a vibrant town. With over 100,000 patron visits last year, the OCPL offers comprehensive service to all those who live, work, and study in Orange City by offering patrons access to a wide range of resources and programs.

The Library Director must have a passion for creating an environment of teamwork that provides excellent customer service. They must possess effective management skills and experience, and be knowledgeable about the administrative, service, and programming operations of public libraries in a rural setting.

Governed by a seven-member Board, the Library serves the 6,000 Orange City residents with a dedicated staff of 16 (6 FTEs) and a $500,000 annual operating budget.

Responsibilities. The Director performs professional and administrative duties in planning, developing, implementing and directing public library services for the Orange City Public Library. The Library Director provides leadership and serves as the library’s primary public representative. These duties include budget preparation, evaluation, personnel, collection development, grant writing, community relations, and facility maintenance. 

Requirements. A Bachelor’s Degree along with five years of professional library or similar experience. Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution is preferred. Please see the full position description at www.orangecityiowa.com/go/library.

Compensation. The position offers a competitive starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and an attractive benefits package.

Apply via email with a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to libraryboard@orangecitylibrary.com or submit by mail to Library Board c/o Orange City Public Library 112 Albany Ave SE Orange City, IA 51041.  This position remains open until filled.

Links

https://orangecityiowa.com/hiring-library-director/

HR Info

Apply via email with a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to libraryboard@orangecitylibrary.com or submit by mail to Library Board c/o Orange City Public Library 112 Albany Ave SE Orange City, IA 51041.  This position remains open until filled.

Posted Apr 9, 2019