Library Director - Reed Memorial Library (OH)

Reed Memorial Library

Ravenna, OH

Join one of Library Journal’s top 10% highest-rated public libraries in the nation as the next Director of the Reed Memorial Library (OH). The seven-member appointed Board of Trustees seeks an innovative and trusted leader to serve as Director for the 20,500 residents of the Ravenna community from a single 35,000 square foot building in beautiful downtown Ravenna. With a $2 million annual budget, a recently passed 5-year operating levy, and 32 staff, the Library focuses on providing excellent customer service and embodies their tagline of ‘Empowering Everyone’. Programs for the community include collaborations with the Portage County Historical Society and Main Street Ravenna, the Telling a People’s Story Exhibit, and virtual role-playing games for teens. Key initiatives include an ... Read More
Posted Mar 31, 2021

Director

Licking County Library

Main Library

The Licking County Library Board of Trustees is seeking an innovative and dynamic leader. Licking County Library is located in Newark, Ohio, 30 miles east of Columbus. The Library system serves a county-wide population of 121,246 with 70,000 square foot of Main Library, five full-service branch libraries, two 24/7 kiosks, and a mobile services department. Licking County Library’s operating budget for 2020 was $5.2 million / 2021 is $4.9 million; 2019 annual circulation of over 1.3 million items / 2020 over 700,000 items, patron base of 44,102, and 47.93 FTE’s as of 12/31/20. The FTE’s for 2019 was 61.61.The Board of Trustees will select a candidate with a vision for the future, proven leadership skills, strong interpersonal skills, strong skills in developing community relations and ... Read More
Posted Jan 6, 2021

Library Director-Southwest Public Libraries (OH)

Southwest Public Libraries

Grove City, OH

If you are an accomplished leader ready to enhance the Library’s role in a world that continues to change, the Board of Trustees of the Southwest Public Libraries (SPL) encourages you to apply for this rare opportunity. Working with a staff of 74 team members supporting two locations and a $6.4 million annual budget, the Library provides excellent customer service vital to its 145,000+ constituents. Reporting to the seven-member appointed governing Board of Trustees (appointed by the School Board), the successful candidate will effectively collaborate with the Board, the staff, the Friends of the Library, and external partners to communicate the Library’s mission and goals. Key opportunities include developing and implementing library services and programs through and after the COVID-1 ... Read More
Posted Sep 10, 2020

Medical Librarian II - Reference and Instruction

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Provides advanced professional library services in identification, location, retrieval, and delivery of relevant information sources such as the selection, development, organization, and management of library collections, including in print, non-print, or electronic formats. Orients, educates, and trains library users in effective use of appropriate library resources and services.The Cleveland Clinic Alumni Library provides information services to all Cleveland Clinic employees at the main campus and 8 regional hospitals. In addition to a core print collection the library has a large electronic collection supporting the patient care, research, education and administration needs of caregivers.More information is available on the application site.  ... Read More
Posted Feb 28, 2020
Job description & Application: https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/4 ... -librarianJob Summary: Miami University Libraries seeks an innovative, tech-savvy, and detail-oriented colleague for the role of Electronic Resources Librarian in the Access & Borrow Department (A&B). The position will provide leadership for electronic and continuing resources. This is an opportunity to reinvent and rebuild Electronic Resources Management services and tasks to maximize departmental resources. In conjunction with subject librarians, Strategic Procurement, and the Office of the General Counsel, the Electronic Resources Librarian will provide leadership in reviewing and negotiating digital resources licenses to ensure compliance with established federal and state guidelines, including copyr ... Read More
Posted Nov 27, 2019

Director

Defiance Public Library System

Defiance, Ohio

The Defiance Public Library System seeks an innovative and dedicated leader to serve as Library Director.Defiance is located in northwest Ohio, within an easy drive of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Toledo, Ohio. The community was settled at the confluence of two major rivers, making it home to both beautiful scenery and great recreational opportunities. This, along with its unique history, cultural events and small-town charm makes Defiance a wonderful place to live, work and play.The library servesthe 39,000 residents of Defiance County through four library locations.It enjoys the support of an engaged board and friendly staff, as well as a communitythatappreciates excellent library service.Salary $75,000/year or higher, negotiable based onexperience.Please visitwww.johnkeister.com/defiancefor ... Read More
Posted Sep 19, 2019

Library Director

Upper Arlington Public Library (OH)

Upper Arlington, OH

Explore—Gather—Grow as the next Director of the Upper Arlington (OH) Public Library. The seven-member, governing Board of Trustees seeks a dynamic and engaging Director who will create a new strategic vision and continue to build on the stellar reputation of the Library. Upper Arlington Library’s three locations serves its 34,150 residents with a staff of 72.53FTE staff supported by a $6 million annual operating budget. Community support includes an operating levy providing 54% of the Library’s budget (expiring in 2022) and an active Friends of the Library group which supports library programming and technology. Responsibilities. Essential functions include: overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of library programs and services; envisioning and ... Read More
Posted May 2, 2019

Library Director/Fiscal Officer

Toledo Lucas County Public Library (OH)

Toledo, OH

Engage communities, inspire lifelong learning, and provide universal access to information as the next Library Director/Fiscal Officer for the Toledo Lucas County Public Library. The seven-member Board of Trustees seeks a responsive and visionary director who, through dynamic leadership, will ensure the Library promotes and advances its vital connections to the community. The Director/Fiscal Officer candidate will foster a flourishing library environment generating positive change for Toledo and Lucas County. Key focus areas of the Library’sStrategic Plan include supporting essential literacies, fostering a culture of innovation and leadership, and strengthening community engagement. The Library serves its 431,000 residents through a stellar staff (312 FTE), a $45.8 million annual bu ... Read More
Posted May 2, 2019

Executive Director

The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

The Eva Jane Romaine Coombe Director is responsible for the management of the Library in accordance with the policies established by the Library Board of Trustees. He or she recommends policy to the Board and implements administrative procedures and Board-approved policies to carry out the Library’s mission. The director leads the administrative team and an engaged and talented staff and represents the Library to local and state governments, civic and community organizations, professional associations, and residents. This is an “at-will” position, and the director serves at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees. ... Read More
Posted Aug 27, 2018

Library Director

Barberton Public Library

Barberton, OH

Discover the magic and become the next Library Director for Barberton Public Library! The Board of Trustees of the Barberton Public Library seeks a responsive, engaged consensus-builder to lead the Library to success. The Director will provide quality leadership, direct and support staff, and bring experience and vision to the Library. Located in Northeast Ohio/Summit County, the Library serves the 26,385 residents of the Barberton City Schools district. Governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, the Library provides excellent services and programs with 21FTE staff and a $1.6 million annual budget. Successful passage of a 1.97 mill levy renewal in 2015 provides 36% of the Library’s operating expenses. The Library’s main location is located across the street from Lake Anna Pa ... Read More
Posted Aug 2, 2018

Executive Director

Stark County District Library

Canton, Ohio

Canton, OhioExecutive Director, Stark County District Library The Stark County District Library seeks a strong and visionary leader to serve as Executive Director. Located in northeast Ohio, the library provides services to about 240,000 residents through a main library located in Canton, 9 branches, and 4 bookmobiles. As one of the primary roles, the Executive Director will be highly visible in the community and will cultivate community partnerships. The library, known for being innovative and bold, is in the process of constructing a new branch, implementing state of the art material handling technology, and embarking on a major facilities renovation. Please visit www.johnkeister.com/starkcounty for details and to apply. We welcome and encourage inquiries. For full consideration, ple ... Read More
Posted Apr 24, 2018

Children Services Librarian

Dayton Metro Library

Dayton, Ohio

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Children Services Librarian for our Youth Services area of the Main Library in downtown Dayton, Ohio. Open since August 2017, the Main Library boasts a beautiful and engaging children's area complete with a fairy tale bridge and free play area. Technology offerings include the latest children's gaming consoles, AWE game computers and tablets, and 23 PCs for homework or internet browsing. The enclosed programming room has its own sink, projector and screen, and sound system, not to mention plenty of storage space. Its amenities and large collection make the Main Children's Department a popular weekend destination for families. This librarian will report to the Youth Services Manager and will be part of the Main Library’s Youth Services&r ... Read More
Posted Apr 18, 2018

Branch Library Manager

Dayton Metro Library

Vandalia, Ohio

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking an experienced, team-oriented Branch Library Manager for our busy Vandalia Branch, which serves Vandalia, Ohio and its surrounding diverse communities. These communities are enjoying our new and improved Vandalia Branch, which is just a little over one year old! This branch is situated next to the local high school and serves as a hub of activity each day after school with our small group study rooms, programming for teens, and a gaming system in the teen area. Be a part of a passionate, patron-centric team of librarians and support staff serving a community that loves its library! Join our team today! Essential Job Duties Demonstrates and models excellent internal and external customer service. Maintains frequent personal presence in public areas t ... Read More
Posted Apr 13, 2018

Branch Manager

MidPointe Library System

Liberty Center, Liberty Township, Ohio

Provide leadership and direction to team regarding all library services Monitor and assess patron and staff needs, evaluating, enhancing, and developing services and programs Perform a variety of supervisory duties for team, including scheduling, training, staff development, and performance assessments Oversee and participate in all public services operations including programming and outreach Responsible for branch budget, as applicable Develop and maintain working relationship with the community, including Liberty Township schools, Liberty Center mall, daycares, preschools, community groups, and organizations NOTE: pay starts at $1,851.20 bi-weekly ($48,131 annualized), more depending on experience ... Read More
Posted Apr 12, 2018

Emerson R. Miller Branch Supervisor Position

Licking County Library

Newark

Job Summary: A Branch Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the library supervising staff and planning and presenting programs for all age groups. Mission: To serve our community of lifelong learners. The Branch Supervisor supports that mission by ensuring that Branch Operations are conducted in the most effective, efficient, and customer focused manner. Personal & Professional Attributes: All Licking County Library employees are expected to exercise sensitivity when working with others, display common sense and good judgment, actively promote the Library to the public, uphold the highest level of confidentiality, honesty and integrity, and represent the Library in a positive and professional manner at all times. Core Technology Competencies: All Licking County L ... Read More
Posted Mar 28, 2018

Library Director

Defiance Public Library

Defiance

The Library Director manages and directs a library staff of 34 (13 full time), with an annual operating budget of $1.877 million. 67% of the library’s operating funds come from the State of Ohio’s Public Library Fund, 30% come from local property taxes and the remaining 3% come from fees and miscellaneous sources. Approximately 223,000 items circulate in all three locations annually. ... Read More
Posted Mar 15, 2018

Executive Director

Stark County District Library

Canton, Ohio

Executive Director, Stark County District Library The Stark County District Library seeks a strong and visionary leader to serve as Executive Director. Located in northeast Ohio, the library provides services to about 240,000 residents through a main library located in Canton, nine branches, and five bookmobiles. The library, known for being innovative and bold, is in the process of constructing a new branch, implementing state of the art material handling technology, and embarking on a major facilities renovation. Please visit www.johnkeister.com/starkcounty for details and to apply. We welcome and encourage inquiries. For full consideration, please apply by March 28. Salary $105,000 - $120,00 and is negotiable based on experience and qualifications. John Keister & AssociatesExec ... Read More
Posted Feb 28, 2018

Genealogy Librarian

MidPointe Library System

Middletown Branch

Be an information source for local history researchers; work with the archives librarian; process and index local history materials Create, schedule, prepare, and implement several weekly educational, cultural, or library-oriented programs for adults Desk responsibilities such as issuing library cards, give computer assistance, give reading recommendations, give instruction on how to use the ILS, databases, the Internet, and other library equipment Troubleshoot library equipment Opening and closing duties, as well as person-in-charge duties ... Read More
Posted Jan 31, 2018

Library Director

Akron-Summit County Public Library

Akron, OH

The Akron-Summit County Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a leader with vision and strong collaboration skills for its next Library Director. Key attributes for this position include the ability to foster a team environment, enthusiasm and passion for innovative library services, and a commitment to being a strong community partner. ASCPL, a county district system serving 377,588 residents, is governed by a seven-member Board and supported by a staff of 307 FTE with an annual operating budget of $31 million. The community supports its Library. Seventy percent of voters approved a 2015 levy which makes up 55% of the operating budget. There is also strong support from the Library’s Friends groups. The Library provides stellar service to diverse communities—both urban and sub ... Read More
Posted Dec 13, 2017

Library Director / Fiscal Officer

Rodman Public Library

Alliance, Ohio

Explore. Discover. Empower. Explore… the possibility of becoming the next Library Director/Fiscal Officer for Rodman Public Library! The Board of Trustees of the Rodman Public Library seeks an outgoing, talented and dynamic leader to create a strong vision and promote library services to the greater Alliance community. The Director will provide quality leadership, direct and support staff, and bring new ideas and exciting innovation to the Library. Rodman Public Library, located in Alliance, Ohio, serves the 37,478 residents of the Alliance City and Marlington Local school districts. Governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, the two library locations and bookmobile provide excellent services and programs with 34FTE staff and a $2.3 million annual budget. The Library successful ... Read More
Posted Sep 17, 2017

Executive Director

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County

Youngstown, OH

Connect, Inspire, Enrich! Do you want to connect people and communities and inspire learning and enrichment? Join The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County as its next Executive Director! The Board seeks a creative and visionary leader – an innovative and energetic administrator – skilled in communicating, listening, and responding – committed to expanding and enhancing library services and programs. The Library’s newly adopted strategic plan, My Library 2020, focuses on strengthening and improving six key areas: learning opportunities, community presence, collections and spaces, technology, staff and fiscal stewardship. PLYMC is a county-wide system serving 238,823 residents, governed by a 15-member Board and supported by a stellar staff of 169 FTE, a ... Read More
Posted Jul 17, 2017

Cataloging Librarian

MidPointe Library System

Middletown, Ohio

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide excellent customer service in the technical services department Perform original cataloging of various formats such as serials, print, non-print, and electronic materials Perform copy cataloging of various formats Assist with local database management including local authority files and holdings deletions Assist with acquisitions Some processing including RFID tags Assist with cataloging statistics Other duties as assigned ... Read More
Posted Jul 13, 2017

Assistant Director/Adult Services Department Head

Defiance Public Library

Defiance

Principle Duties: The Assistant Director/Adult Services Department Head assists in management, supervision, and administration, member of the management team overseeing library in Director’s absence; manages adult & technical services, development & maintenance of adult collections, develops & conducts events, provides reference services, supervises staff of 6. ... Read More
Posted Apr 4, 2017

Collections Access Manager

Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County

Youngstown, OH

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (OH) seeks an innovative knowledgeable Collection Access Manager to lead the Collection Access Department and sit as a member of the Library’s Leadership Team. PLYMC is a county-wide system serving 238,823 residents, governed by a 15-member Board and supported by a stellar staff of 169 FTE, a $15,540,797.84 annual operating budget, and a 11-member Leadership Team. The Library’s newly adopted strategic plan, My Library 2020, emphasizes developing fresher, more dynamic targeted collections and streamlined workflows. The Collection Access Manager oversees materials from selection and acquisition through processing and maintenance—and ensures that the Library’s strategic goals for collections and spaces are met effici ... Read More
Posted Feb 26, 2017

Library Director

Westerville Public Library

Westerville, OH

Responsibilities. Responsible to the Board of Trustees, the Library Director is the chief operating officer of the Library with major administrative responsibility for implementing Library Board Policy. Additional responsibilities include recommending, designing, implementing, directing, supervising, and evaluating an active program of educational, cultural, and information services relevant to the Westerville community in accordance with the goals and objectives established by the Library Board. The Director is expected to maintain and enhance library services and its reputation on local, state and national levels. ... Read More
Posted Dec 13, 2016

Outreach Team Leader

MidPointe Library System

Middletown Library

Responsibilities: Provide leadership and direction to the team, including development and expansion of outreach services Ensure that designated populations have access to library resources by overseeing and managing outreach visits, programs, and events Conduct demographic and community needs analyses Establish well-defined department safety protocols Responsible for the outreach vehicles Responsible for the department budget, approving and monitoring department expenditures, and assuring efficient utilization of applicable library economical resources Perform a variety of supervisory duties for team, including leading, managing, scheduling, training, staff development, performance assessments, and making recommendations with regards to salary, discipline, hiring, and promotions ... Read More
Posted Aug 3, 2016

Director

Lorain Public Library System

Lorain, Ohio (west of Cleveland)

The Lorain Public Library System, located on the shores of Lake Erie west of Cleveland, seeks an involved and enthusiastic leader to serve as Library Director. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the previous Director.The library system has six locations, an operating budget of $11 million, and provides services to about 138,000 residents in urban, suburban, and rural communities.Please visit www.johnkeister.com/lorainfor details and to apply. We welcome inquiries.John Keister & AssociatesExecutive Search for Librarieswww.johnkeister.comlorain@johnkeister.comp: 847-955-0541 ... Read More
Posted Jul 6, 2016