Tuesday, August 26, 2014

2 Midwest library job postings

Crown Point Community Library, with its two locations in Lake County, Indiana, serves 42,000 residents and is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees.  Thirty-nine staff with a $1.6 million annual budget provide excellent library service. In 2010, the Library passed a successful $12 million bond issue and the “new” Crown Point Library opened in 2012. This position requires an ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library Science; the ability to obtain and retain an Indiana Librarian Certificate 1; and ten years progressively responsible library experience (or six years library experience including three years of supervisory experience). The community of Crown Point offers excellent public schools, strong neighborhoods, and affordable housing. Please visit Crown Point Community Library Announcement for complete information and the supplemental links to learn more about the Library, Crown Point, and Lake County. The starting salary range is $62,000 to $74,000 (with placement dependent upon experience and qualifications) with an attractive benefits package, and the closing date for this position is September 21, 2014. 

The Petoskey District Library is located in Petoskey, MI and serves 14,568 residents.  Building on a new strategic plan outlining core values, the Director, with a five-member Board of Trustees, a $1.2 million budget, and a stunning, new Library (2004), will work to implement goals including, but not limited to, building relationships with surrounding townships, expanding library hours, and developing the talents of a dedicated team of library staff. The minimum qualifications for the position include a Master’s Degree in Librarianship from an ALA accredited library school and a minimum of five years of administrative experience (or the equivalent). The complete announcement and supplemental links can be found at Petoskey Announcement. The position offers a hiring salary range of $68,000 -$80,000 and an attractive benefits package. The closing date for applications is September 28, 2014. 

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