The job description summarizes the Director’s responsibilities as follows: “The Director serves as the Executive Officer of the Community Library Network, a Library District, and is hired by the Board of Trustees. The Director provides the highest level of executive leadership and with integrity, honesty and knowledge, promotes the culture and mission of the Community Library Network. The primary functions of the Director are to deliver excellent member experiences to all community libraries while adhering to District policy as set by the Board of Trustees, state law as defined in Idaho Code 33-27 and federal law. The Director must be forward thinking, able to anticipate future library service and technology needs, and use initiative and creativity to implement change across the District.”
Additional Info & Requirements
The Community Library Network is governed by the Board of Trustees, elected by residents of the District. In accordance with Idaho Code, the Trustees are responsible for establishing and overseeing library policies, establishing an annual budget and overseeing the finances of the library, and participating in the creation of the District’s strategic plan. The Board also hires and evaluates the Library Director.
This area of Idaho boasts a stable economy, low crime rate, and a relatively low cost of living. Visitors come from around the world to enjoy the beauty of Idaho and end up making Kootenai County and the surrounding areas of Idaho their permanent home. The growth rate is four times the national average. During the last decade, Kootenai County grew by 19%. Since 2001, the population has grown by more than 45%. Many cite the small town feel and the open spaces as reasons they have chosen to live in this “small slice of heaven.”
External Job Ad
To be considered for this exceptional opportunity, please forward electronically a compelling letter of interest that positions you as the ideal candidate to inspire and lead the Community Library Network to fulfill its vision, mission and values, plus a résumé, and contact information for three work-related references to June@JuneGarcia.com.