Library Director

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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.
This position offers a hiring salary range of $50,000 to $60,000 dependent on experience and qualifications. Benefit package includes comprehensive health care, HSA, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS), as well as vacation, sick leave and per
Job Type: 
library director


Galion Public Library Association


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.



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).






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.



Contact Information: 

Send cover letter, and resume to: 

Attn: Clare Filiberti, Board

Galion Public Library

123 N. Market St.

Galion, OH 44833

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