Director

Fowlerville District Library

Fowlerville, Michigan

Director, Fowlerville District Library (Michigan)The Board of Trustees of the Fowlerville District Library is looking for a forward-thinking and collaborative leader to serve as Library Director.Fowlerville is located in southeastern Michigan between Lansing and Ann Arbor, an area known for its scenic small towns, abundant outdoor recreational opportunities, and easy access to larger urban communities. The library district serves more than 16,000 residents through a central location in the Village of Fowlerville.This Director opening is a wonderful opportunity for someone who wants to lead the library forward as it seeks to become an even bigger presence in the community.For more information and to apply for this position, please visit www.johnkeister.com/fowlerville/We welcome and encoura ... Read More
Posted Oct 6, 2020

Library Director

Farmington Community Library

Farmington Hills, Michigan (Detroit Metro)

Director, Farmington Community Library (Detroit Metro)The Board of Trustees of the Farmington Community Library in Michigan seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as Director.Located in the northwest suburbs of Detroit, the Greater Farmington Community offers all the amenities of suburban life plus easy access to the Detroit metro region. Farmington and Farmington Hills are welcoming and diverse communities with excellent schools, parks, entertainment options and a strong community spirit.The library serves more than 90,000 people through two locations. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to lead the library forward as it continues to embrace its central role in the community.Salary $95,000/year or higher, negotiable based on experience.Please visitwww.johnkeister. ... Read More
Posted Sep 26, 2019

Library Director

Cromaine District Library

Hartland, Michigan

Cromaine District Library’s Board of Trustees seek a community-centric Director excited and ready to lead a well-respected and well-funded Library in serving the community with increasingly vibrant opportunities for cultural enrichment, community engagement, and education—all to advance the well-being and prosperity of area citizens. Cromaine serves an independent library district comprised of all of Hartland, and parts of five other townships, with 26,391 residents. The 18,200-square foot building was recently (2017) expanded and renovated (2019). The Library has a staff of 29 (22.49 FTEs), a collection of over 77,000 physical items including a Library of Things, as well as 1.8 million e-items, and an annual general fund (operating, capital, and gift) budget of $2.874 million. A produ ... Read More
Posted Sep 3, 2019

Library Director

Northville District Library

Northville, Michigan

Director, Northville District Library (Northville, MI) The Board of Trustees of the Northville District Library seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Director. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the previous Director. Northville District Library is an independent district library serving more than 36,600 residents in the City of Northville or the Charter Township of Northville, Michigan. The library is renowned for its excellent staff, board of trustees and supportive community. Located northeast of Ann Arbor and northwest of Detroit, Northville is a lively community with first-rate schools, beautiful neighborhoods and plenty of parks and trails for relaxing, enjoying nature and staying active. With a vibrant business district and walkable downtown, residents enjoy specialty ... Read More
Posted Aug 15, 2018

Library Director

Hackley Public Library

Muskegon, MI

Inform-Inspire-Delight! The Board of Trustees of the Hackley Public Library (Muskegon, MI) is looking to fill the position of Library Director. The Board seeks a Library Director who will inform, inspire and delight its 40,000+ residents through exciting programming, a dedicated staff making a difference, a vital Friends of the Library group, and strong collections – all through a beautiful, historic building (listed on the Michigan Register of Historic Places), in vibrant downtown Muskegon. Governed by a seven-member Board, the Library provides excellent services and programs with 28 staff, and a $1.9 million annual budget. The Library is well supported by its community-approval of a 2014 building bond allowed the Board and staff to identify areas for restoration and repair beginnin ... Read More
Posted Jul 27, 2018
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The Director of Library and Academic Support Services is responsible for transforming the Eshleman Library into a twenty-first century teaching library, creating a space for community college learners to experience individual and collective knowledge-gathering. The Director appreciates and understands how community college learners use information and works to enhance students’ ability to access knowledge through various tools and approaches to learning. The Director possesses an awareness of how diversity and cultural inclusion enhances teaching and learning; advocates for under-servedlearners; and, aspires to design a library that helps to achieve these values. The Director facilitates and oversees the gathering of information and provides leadership in str ... Read More
Posted May 21, 2018

Library Director

William P. Faust Public Library

Westland, MI

The William P Faust Public Library of Westland (MI) Board of Trustees seeks a confident leader who prioritizes relationship-building and teamwork to re-connect the Library to its community creating a unified vision for the future. Serving 84,000 people with an annual $2.9 million operating budget and 42 staff, the Library provides excellent services to the citizens of Westland in a lovely 33,450 sq. ft. building located in a park-like setting. The community supports its Library—over seventy percent of voters supported a .99 mill operating levy in 2012. New opportunitiesinclude initiating a strategic planning process, potential expansion of the facility, and building relationships with city officials and community organizations. ... Read More
Posted Jan 22, 2018

Library Director

The Grand Rapids Public Library

Grand Rapids, MI

Lead the Grand Rapids Public Library is its efforts to connect people to the transforming power of knowledge. The Grand Rapids Public Library seeks a successful, responsible Library Director to provide innovation and inspiration for the library and the City of Grand Rapids. Working with a seven-member Board of Library Commissioners, the successful candidate will have a strong background in developing collaborative external partnerships, and continue to move the library forward as a vital civic institution. GRPL is uniquely positioned through its inherent neutrality and belief in equitable access and envisions a community that is resilient and thriving. Impact priorities include preparing young learners to be successful in school; growing cultural communities to access and use the library; ... Read More
Posted Nov 28, 2017

Library Director

Fremont Area District Library

Fremont, MI

The Fremont Area District Library’s Board of Trustees seek a Library Director excited and ready to move a great Library to a stellar Library—one who honors People, Place and Platform—three pillars of the Library’s new 2017-2018 Strategic Plan. Serving a District of 13,000 residents, the 42,000-square foot Library (expanded in 2000) has a staff of fifteen, a collection of 139,000+ items, a Local History room, and an annual operating budget of $830,000. FADL is an independent taxing District funded by a perpetual mill levy based on property tax. The new Director will provide quality leadership, direct and support staff, work well with an established Friends of the Library, collaborate with local organizations and agencies, and bring new ideas and exciting change to th ... Read More
Posted Nov 21, 2017

Copyright Specialist

University of Michigan Library

Ann Arbor

The University of Michigan Library seeks a service-oriented, highly organized, and innovative individual for the position of Copyright Specialist. Reporting to the Lead Copyright Officer, the successful candidate will work in service of thelibrary Copyright Office’sstrategic goals. The office provides excellent educational resources, including written materials as well as workshops and presentations, to the university community. It also provides reliable, timely, and helpful feedback on the copyright-related aspects of library work, as well as quick and accurate answers to copyright questions from members of the university community. The office advocates for meaningful change to copyright law and public policy so that it advances, rather than impedes, the mission of the university an ... Read More
Posted Nov 7, 2017

Library Cooperative Director

Lakeland Library Cooperative (MI)

Grand Rapids, MI

Lead Lakeland Library Cooperative—an innovative and accomplished Michigan library cooperative—to continue outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Executive Board of the Cooperative (headquartered in suburban Grand Rapids), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member libraries, staff, and community needs, and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next Cooperative Director. Lakeland, one of eleven Michigan cooperatives, works in partnership with its 42-member public libraries providing essential services. With a $1.1 million annual budget (funded primarily from local property taxes) and 11FTE system staff, LLC serves an eight-county region in western Michigan with a service population of 1.2 m ... Read More
Posted Sep 11, 2017

Library Director

Howell Carnegie District Library

Howell, Michigan

The Board of Trustees of Howell Carnegie District Library (HCDL) seeks a dynamic and visionary leader to serve as Library Director. Located in southeastern Michigan between Lansing and Ann Arbor, the City of Howell is a charming Midwestern town noted for its picturesque downtown and abundant community spirit. An award-winning expansion of the original Carnegie library positioned HCDL well for the 21st century. The library is located in the heart of the city and plays a significant role in the life of the residents.The Director opening is a great opportunity for someone whowants to lead thelibrary as it continues to embrace its vital role in the life of this community. Formore information on Howell and HCDL, and to apply for theposition,please visitwww.johnkeister.com/howell/Please contac ... Read More
Posted Sep 6, 2017

Library Director

Grand Rapids Public Library

Grand Rapids, MI

Lead the Grand Rapids Public Library (MI) in its efforts to connect people to the transforming power of knowledge. The Grand Rapids Public Library seeks a successful responsible Library Director to provide innovation and inspiration for the Library and the City of Grand Rapids. Working with a seven-member Board of Library Commissioners, the successful candidate will have a strong background in developing collaborative external partnerships and continue to move the Library forward as a vital civic institution. The Library is uniquely positioned through its inherent neutrality and belief in equitable access and envisions a Grand Rapids community that is resilient and thriving. Impact priorities include young learners preparing to be successful, growing cultural communities actively accessing ... Read More
Posted Jun 26, 2017

Departmental Analyst - Statewide Library Services Analyst

Library of Michigan-Michigan Department of Education

Michigan Library and Historical Center

The position is responsible for assisting in the support of the Michigan eLibrary, MeL, and Statewide Library Services, SLS, programs with data collection, compilation, analysis, survey design, written report and data visualization product preparation. The position also provides support in areas of marketing and training for the program as well as general support of project processes, including working with vendors and stakeholders. The position provides website editing and social media application support for MeL and other SLS programs. The position works as a team member to achieve program goals and objectives. ... Read More
Posted Apr 20, 2017

Library Director

Kalamazoo Public Library

Kalamazoo, MI

The award-winning, highly successful Kalamazoo (MI) Public Library seeks its next Library Leader—a leader who will serve both the Library and the community as an engaged, active participant and contributor. The seven-member elected Board of Trustees and the staff (81FTE) are pledged to core values and social justice principles through its strong programs and services supporting 116,000 community residents. The library has an $11 million annual operating budget, with a Central Library, four neighborhood branch locations, and a supportive Friends of the Library organization. The Library emphasizes preschool literacy as a Family Place Library and with a Ready to Read program and hosts innovative services including ONEPlace—a management support center for nonprofits; the County Law ... Read More
Posted Mar 14, 2017

Library Director

Ferndale Area District Library

Ferndale, MI

Do you have what it takes to be the new Director for the Ferndale Area DistrictLibrary? Can you build and sustain a strong library mobilizing ideas, stimulating innovation, and celebrating diversity with a creative and committed staff and Board of Directors? If so, you may be the successful candidate for Ferndale’s directorship. The seven-member Board of Directors seeks a Director who will focus on the Library as a center of cultural vitality and participation that enhances the quality of life for all Ferndale residents. Serving 19,900 people with an annual $1.2 million operating budget and 25 staff, the Library strives to deliver stellar programs and services in its recently expanded and renovated building and outside its walls through community engagement efforts. New opportunities ... Read More
Posted Jan 22, 2017

Library Director

Grosse Pointe (MI) Public Library

Grosse Pointe, MI (3 locations)

The Grosse Pointe Public Library, in eastern Michigan, seeks an involved and enthusiastic leader to serve as Library Director. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the previous Library Director. ... Read More
Posted Mar 8, 2016

Library Director

Branch District Library

Coldwater, Michigan

Manage six unique libraries as a single, unified system in South Central Michigan! The Branch District Library (https://www.branchdistrictlibrary.org/) Board of Trustees seeks a progressive and original leader who can and will capitalize on the Library’s 2015 millage success and create a sound forward-thinking plan for the Library’s future. The Library staff (37 employees, 23 FTE) serves the 46,905 citizens of Branch County and Allen Township in Hillsdale County with a $1.6 million operating budget. The Branch District Library was formed in 1991 by combining the resources and services of individual public libraries in Coldwater, Algansee, Bronson, Quincy, Sherwood, and Union Township. Branches of the District Library remain active in those communities, each of which has its own ... Read More
Posted Feb 26, 2016

Director of Branch Services & Operations

Kent District Library

Comstock

The Kent District Library Rocks! Be a part of the Library Leadership as KDL’s next Director of Branch Services and Operations. KDL is looking for the candidate who will contribute, collaborate, and work through consensus leading the branches and all aspects of public services. The successful candidate will connect people to the services they need through planning and implementing innovative programs and services through the Design/Think process. Emphasizing convenience, flexibility, and transparency-the Director of Branch Services and Operations will be responsible for a key part of the Library’s Strategic Plan (http://www.kdl.org/kdl/pdf/2015-2017StrategicPlan.pdf) creating inclusive and friendly library environments and setting measurable outcomes for branch and public servic ... Read More
Posted Feb 8, 2016

Library Director

Branch District Library

Coldwater, MI

Manage six unique libraries as a single, unified system in South Central Michigan! TheBranch District Library Board of Trustees seeks a progressive and original leader who can and will capitalize on the Library’s 2015 millage success and create a sound forward-thinking plan for the Library’s future. The Library staff (37 employees, 23 FTE) serves the 46,905 citizens of Branch County and Allen Township in Hillsdale County with a $1.6 million operating budget. The Branch District Library was formed in 1991 by combining the resources and services of individual public libraries in Coldwater, Algansee, Bronson, Quincy, Sherwood, and Union Township. Branches of the District Library remain active in those communities, each of which has its own unique character, community support, prog ... Read More
Posted Dec 12, 2015

Head of Information Technology

Clinton-Macomb Public Library

Main Library

The Clinton-Macomb Public Library, an independent library district in suburban Detroit, Michigan, has an incredible opportunity for a new Head of Information Technology to take the lead on an ambitious plan to fully upgrade the library’s technology infrastructure and more over the next two years. With the passage of an additional, dedicated tax levy in 2014 the library’s financial position is sound, and we are seeking to become an innovator in our field. The successful candidate will live and breathe technology but always remember that its purpose is to enrich and empower people. We are looking for an excellent communicator and collaborator with a strong focus on customer service to join our team of 145 in delivering outstanding, forward-thinking library service to over 170,000 ... Read More
Posted Oct 30, 2015

Library Director

Chelsea District Library

Chelsea, MI (Ann Arbor)

The Chelsea District Library in Michigan seeks a creative leader to become Library Director. This progressive public library, named as Library Journal’s 2008 Best Small Library in America, serves about 15,000 users. Chelsea is a charming and arts-oriented city just minutes from Ann Arbor, Michigan, home of the University of Michigan. Please visit www.johnkeister.com/chelsea/ for details and to apply. ... Read More
Posted Sep 11, 2015

Electronic Resources Librarian

Hope College

Van Wylen LIbrary

The Electronic Resource Librarian will provide leadership and a strategic vision for connecting electronic collections to our user population and is responsible for managing all aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources including acquisition, licensing, cataloging, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution. This position, reporting to the Head of Systems and Technical Services, will play an integral role in the evolution, development, and implementation of new strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience and is ultimately responsible for resolving all e-resource access concerns that are reported by library staff and users. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Manages a wide range of library electronic resources including research ... Read More
Posted Sep 7, 2015

Digital Liberal Arts Librarian

Hope College

Van Wylen LIbrary

Hope College seeks a dynamic and collegial Digital Liberal Arts Librarian who can enhance teaching and learning at Hope College by empowering faculty, librarians, and students to make full and better use of the digital technologies that are reshaping pedagogical approaches and transforming research throughout the liberal arts. This position will encourage faculty and librarians to integrate digital technologies into their pedagogy and inspire students to produce scholarship in innovative ways through personal assistance, workshop training, and collaboration. Foster a collaborative network of services on campus that support teaching and learning with technology and digital scholarship. Support the integration of established and emerging technologies into the curriculum and into the scho ... Read More
Posted Sep 7, 2015

Branch Manager

Herrick District Library

North Side Branch

Due to staff retirement, Herrick District Library has an opening for a Branch Manager at the Herrick North Side Branch. Qualifications include a Masters Degree in Library Science and at least three years of supervisory experience. Responsibilities: Staffing - supports team: trains, instructs, schedules, sets goals and evaluates successes and failures Orchestrates all branch operations Exemplifies customer service and creates a user-centered experience Oversees branch programming and implements programs and events of interest Contributes to the planning and development of capital improvement projects; works with architects and consultants relative to branch improvements Recommends budget expenditures Provides reference and research assistance in various forms – in perso ... Read More
Posted Sep 3, 2015

Coordinator, Digital Learning Initiatives

University of Michigan Library

Ann Arbor

Job Summary The University of Michigan is seeking a qualified Coordinator, Digital Learning Initiatives to join a creative, talented and entrepreneurial team within the Office of Digital Education & Innovation (DEI) digitaleducation.umich.edu/ that is shaping the digital learning landscape at U-M and beyond.The Coordinator, Digital Learning Initiatives reports to the Director, Digital Learning Initiatives for DEI and works closely with faculty, instructional designers, instructional technologists, and digital media specialists to manage digital course operations and initiatives at the Digital Education & Innovation Lab. Ideal candidates actively embrace challenges, thrive on solving tough problems, demonstrate passion about digital education and how it impacts the future of higher ... Read More
Posted Apr 7, 2015

Head, Asia Library

University of Michigan Library

Ann Arbor

Job Summary The University of Michigan Library is seeking a dynamic individual to lead the Asia Library, a diverse, comprehensive, and globally recognized library with growing collections and a highly talented staff. The Head will have the experience or potential to excel in the following areas of strategic importance:- Defining, pursuing, and communicating a clear vision for the future of the Asia Library in a way that moves the Library and campus-wide groups towards a shared purpose.- Ensuring that excellent user-centered services meet the constantly evolving needs of the university's large and diverse user community. - Serving as the spokesperson and key leader for the Asia Library; engaging with the campus and broader community; promoting the vast resources and services designed to su ... Read More
Posted Mar 31, 2015