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Preble County District Library,
Eaton, Ohio

Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 08/11/14

Library Director

Preble County District Library is seeking a new director. The director manages a staff of 48 employees/35.13 FTE, with a total operating budget of approximately $2.5 million. In addition to ensuring efficient operation of the Library, the director is responsive to the changing needs of the community and develops/implements a strategic plan in conjunction with the Board of Trustees; sets, plans, develops and implements overall goals; develops, prepares and oversees the Library's annual operating budget; and plans, allocates and monitors time, staff, equipment and other resources to ensure efficient delivery of quality services. The ideal candidate will be an effective team player and team leader; possess and demonstrate understanding of group dynamics; set high standards for personal and departmental performance; possess a strong participatory management style which values the contributions and diversity of dedicated and talented employees; and be an excellent communicator.

Minimum Qualification: Master's degree in Library/Information Science accredited by the American Library Association; five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience.

Salary and Benefits: $55,000-$60,000; DOQ; Membership in the ALA and OLC membership; Paid medical (full), dental (partial), and vision (partial) coverage; paid three week vacation first year; and sick leave benefits.

Closing Date:
Resumes will be reviewed as received until position is filled.

Instructions for applying:
Submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references to, or:

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Preble County District Library
450 South Barron St
Eaton, OH  45320