library director

Director, Thomas Library

Location: 
Springfield, Ohio
Organization: 
Wittenberg University
Hours: 
Full-time
Duties: 

Wittenberg University, a leading liberal arts college located in Springfield, Ohio, seeks an innovative, transformative, and strategic leader to assume the directorship of Thomas Library. Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. The successful candidate will expand and improve existing facilities to engage students and faculty and will  lead the transformation of the library into an academic learning commons that will support a wide range of academic and student support services. This individual will be responsible for library operations and management of the facility, including technology, equipment, and budgetary needs. This position reports directly to the Provost and will work closely with Academic Affairs to develop a strategic plan for the library that aligns with on-going institutional initiatives.

Requirements: 

Required qualifications: ALA accredited MLIS degree or equivalent; demonstrated managerial experience of library staff or experience managing a signature library project or initiative; demonstrated experience with library strategic planning and program development.

Preferred qualifications: Five or more years of professional library experience in an academic setting with a record of advancement; successful experience with fundraising or grant writing.

Optional Info: 

The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.

Please see our notice of nondiscrimination housed on our website.

Contact Info: 

To apply, please set up an account in our online recruiting system  https://wittenberg.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=122026 and upload the following materials in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. A vision statement for academic libraries at residential liberal arts colleges.

Before an offer of employment can be made, both official transcripts of graduate degrees and a successful background check will be required.

Three references should be submitted directly to the Provost: mattsonm@wittenberg.edu.

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.

Expires: 
May 31, 2020
Job Type: 

Library Director

Location: 
The City of Galion lies in the southeastern corner of Crawford County, Ohio and has a population of 10,500. The community offers an excellent school system, community -supported park and recreational facilities and a vibrant small-town charm.
Organization: 
Galion Public Library Association
Hours: 
Mon-Thur 9:00 - 8:30 Fri 9:00 - 6:00 Sat 9:00 - 5:00 Sun Closed
Duties: 

As the chief administrative officer, the Director is responsible for monitoring, coordinating and supervising the operation of the library. The Director will work closely with the Board to set policies and make recommendations for the future; with the Fiscal Officer to set the budgets and oversee spending; and with the staff to guide the day to day operations of the Library. The Director will also be the library representative to the community, encouraging visibility for the Library and promoting its programs. He/she will also work with the board and community to maintain the integrity and historical charm of the original Carnegie building.

 

 

Requirements: 

The ideal candidate will have a MLIS and at least three years supervisory experience in public libraries. Communication skills, ability to work collaboratively with others, and strong leadership qualities are necessary. An aptitude for using technology, raising funds and writing grants is strongly desired. Familiarity with Evergreen is an asset.

 

 

Optional Info: 

The Galion Public Library is a beautiful Carnegie building built in 1904. It is one of the few Association public libraries in Ohio and governed by a group of approximately 40 members through a nine member board. It has a staff of 17 (7 full time staff, 6 part-time and 4 student pages).

 

 

 

 

Contact Info: 

Send cover letter, and resume to: 

Attn: Clare Filiberti, Board

Galion Public Library

123 N. Market St.

Galion, OH 44833

Or email to: clarefiliberti@aol.com

 

 

Expires: 
April 30, 2020
Job Type: 
Ohio