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Job Announcement: FCPL Library Director
FCPL seeks a well-organized and energetic leader to direct the operations of the library, which is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system. The Director reports to a five-member Board and is responsible for the operations of the library and the development and implementation of its services, including: assisting the Board with long-range planning and policy development and managing all library resources, including human resources; organizing the acquisitions, access, storage, and control of collections; designing and implementing services and programs for users of all ages; and overseeing the maintenance and safety of the physical plant. The library director supervises a staff of four people, and hires and supervises all assistants, substitutes, and volunteers who work in the library.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree from a liberal arts program; Grade 3 Wisconsin Public Librarian Certification or eligibility; maintenance of required certification through necessary coursework and/or qualifying continuing education. Three years of progressively responsible public library experience, or five years experience in a service institution with comparable demands and responsibilities (i.e., staff supervision, working directly with the public, working with governing boards or bodies.
The ideal candidate will also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with library staff, the Library Board, the Village of Fall Creek, and community organizations. Knowledge of current library practices, technology, and trends is required.
Find the full job description here. The Director works 25 hours per week. Compensation commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package.
Closing date for applications: June 16, 2017. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and three references by email to email@example.com.
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Here in the Libraries, we are always trying to improve our game. To help us serve our students and faculty better, we conduct periodic surveys to understand how you view our services, spaces, and materials, and how satisfied you are with your overall library experience.
From now until December 2, we will be conducting a brief user survey, which you can find linked prominently on our library homepage. Please take a moment and tell us how we’re doing.
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The more feedback we get, the better equipped we will be to improve our existing services and develop new ones to meet emerging needs.
So please take a moment to complete the survey. We value your feedback. And we look forward to reporting what we learn from the survey results in the coming weeks. Thank you!