Open until filled
Bowling Green, Ohio
Annual salary $41,500 (working 25.0 hours per week) plus selection of benefits
Job Type: 


Northwest Regional Library System (NORWELD)


Minimum Requirements:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree
  • Minimum of five years experience working in public libraries
  • Ability to envision and promote the role of the regional system in the future
  • Solid understanding of the philosophies, trends, and “best practices” in the library and information technology fields
  • Outstanding collaborative leadership skills
  • Frequent regional and statewide travel in personal vehicle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous supervisory experience in public libraries
  • Successful experience in developing/managing budgets and writing grants

NORWELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Empower the Northwest Ohio library community and foster collaboration and communication between library staff as the next Director of the Northwest Regional Library System.  The 13-member governing Board of Trustees seeks an energetic and engaging Director who will create a new strategic vision and continue to build on NORWELD’s esteemed reputation.  NORWELD serves its 48 member public libraries with a knowledgeable five-person office staff and an approximately $250,000 annual operating budget.  For more information about NORWELD, please visit

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How to Apply:  Submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three work-related references VIA EMAIL ONLY to:

                Beth Leibengood, Board President

In the subject line, please state “Norweld Director Application.”

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