Library Director - Bellevue Public Library

Hours: 
Deadline: 
August 23, 2019
Location: 
Expires: 
08/23/2019

Organization: 

Requirements: 

Requirements: An MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution and public library management experience, demonstrated experience in supervision, budget management, involvement in implementing or participating in strategic planning, current knowledge and use of technology and digital services.  Compensation may range depending on education and experience.  A competitive benefit package is included.  

 

Duties: 

The Board of Trustees of Bellevue Public Library in Bellevue, Ohio is looking for a dynamic director.  Trustees are focused on an individual with strong management skills, experience with strategic planning, budgeting, collection management, strong interpersonal skills, and the knowledge to continue positioning the library as a community asset with 21st century goals.  The director will be working with Trustees, Fiscal Officer and staff.

Bellevue is located in North Central Ohio, a half hour drive from Lake Erie. Bellevue Public Library is a school district library. The Bellevue Reading Room Association was established in 1874.  In 1904 the core of the current building was constructed with Carnegie funds.  The most recent addition to the building was completed in 2015.  This year the library celebrated 116 years of service. Today the library provides collections and services to residents of the Bellevue Local School District, which encompasses Bellevue as well as portions of Erie, Sandusky, Seneca, and Huron Counties, approximately 13,339 people. The library is open 7 days a week with a wealth of programming year round.  A member of CLEVNET since 1996, customers enjoy the benefits of borrowing materials from the consortium of over 46 libraries in northern Ohio.  The library is financially supported by the PLF and local levies of 1 mill and a budget of $900,000.  Responsible for day to day operations, the Director works with a current staff of 17 full and part-time employees.  Working closely with the Fiscal Officer, the Director is involved in the budgetary process and reporting to Trustees at monthly meetings.   

Requirements: An MLS/MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution and public library management experience, demonstrated experience in supervision, budget management, involvement in implementing or participating in strategic planning, current knowledge and use of technology and digital services.  Compensation may range depending on education and experience.  A competitive benefit package is included.  

Those interested in this position should submit a resume, the names and contact information of three non-family references, and a cover letter that explains what you have to offer Bellevue Public Library by August 23, 2019. 

 

 

Contact Information: 

Send email or submissions to:  

Brooke Moore, Administrative Assistant 

North Point Educational Service Center 

4918 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870

Email: bmoore@npesc.org

 

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