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Library Director Position Opening

LIBRARY DIRECTOR CHIPPEWA FALLS, WISCONSIN

The Chippewa Falls Public Library seeks a well organized, energetic, and creative leader to direct the operations of their library.  The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system

 The library serves a city of 13,600, in western Wisconsin. The City of Chippewa Falls has the charm of a small town with its convenient proximity to metropolitan areas.  The area offers a variety of natural settings for all types of outdoor activities.   

 Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a seven-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library.  Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within the City of Chippewa Falls and the surrounding area.

 Qualifications:   Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade I certification. A Library Science Master’s Degree and five or more years of library experience are required.  Library administrative experience is preferred.  The ideal candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the Library Board, the City of Chippewa Falls, and community organizations.  Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

 Compensation:   Competitive.  City of Chippewa Falls benefit package. 

 Further information:  Consult the Chippewa Falls Public Library web site for a detailed job description.

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and names of three references by December 5, to Mary Ann King, Board President, at makcf@aol.com.