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Company Name: Manistee County Library

Required Travel: 0-10%
Min Education: Master's Degree
Min Experience: 3-5 Years
Job Function: Administration/Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Description
The Manistee County Library Boards seeks a Director, due to a retirement. The Manistee County Library (MCL) is a county-wide system, with five branches; the main library in Manistee is housed in an historic 1905 Carnegie library building. The MCL serves a county population of around 25,000 with a mix of union and non-union staff and a budget of more than $1.3 million dollars. The library enjoys strong community support.

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate will be community-minded and willing to engage and support a wide range of patrons. The candidate will have: Outstanding leadership and human resource skills; experience working in a union staffing environment; familiarity with budgeting and planning; skill deploying and using technologies in service of the MCL’s mission, and; a deep understanding of the role public libraries play, their daily operations, and future trends.

The candidate must have a Masters degree in library science or library and information science from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience post- degree in a professional public library position. At least two (2) years must have been in a position of administration and supervision in a public library.

A complete position description is available at: manisteelibrary.org/director-search-1

Manistee County is on the west side of the state, on the shores of Lake Michigan. Beautiful beaches are within a 10-minute walk from the main branch.
Salary: From the mid $50s to mid $60s, commensurate with experience; the benefit package includes health insurance and pension plan.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by 5 pm (EDT) on Friday, April 7th, 2017 will receive first consideration. Electronic submissions required. Interested individuals should forward a cover letter, which specifically addresses the position requirements and a resume; candidates selected for interview will be asked to provide three references with complete contact information.

Electronic submissions and requests for additional information should be directed to the Manistee County Library: directorsearch@manisteelibrary.org
Apply URL: http://manisteelibrary.org/director-search-1

• Location: Manistee, Michigan, Northern Michigan

• Post ID: 28885389 michigan
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