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Library Director, Sparta Free Library, Sparta, WI


Under the direct supervision of the public library board of trustees, the library director is responsible for the operations of the library and the development and implementation of its service program, including: (A) assisting the board with long-range planning and policy development, and managing all library resources, including human resources; (B) coordination with the Winding Rivers Library System (WRLS) to promote and improve system service; (C) community outreach and liaison with city council, county agencies, and community organizations; and (D) overseeing the maintenance and safety of the library building and grounds. The library director hires, mentors, and supervises all librarians, assistants, substitutes, and volunteers who work in the library.

This is a full-time, 40 hours a week position, some evenings and weekends. The compensation is $52,000 and includes city benefits.  Education requirements include: MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution and Grade 1 Wisconsin Public Librarian Certification. Applicants who do not currently hold Grade 1 Certification must agree to acquire same within 6 months of hire.

How to Apply:

The original job posting with the full description can be found here. To apply, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references (including addresses, phone numbers and emails) to Laurie Koll, President, Board of Trustees at [email protected] by Monday, July 20, 2020. All e-mail applications will be acknowledged.