Burlington, WI: Library Director – Burlington Public Library

Contact Name: Steve Ohs

Contact Email : sohs@lakeshores.lib.wi.us

Institution/Organization Name: Burlington Public Library

Job Location: Burlington, WI

Job Title: Director

Application Deadline : November 21, 2016

Years of Experience Required: 3+

Job Description: Library Director –Burlington Public Library

Burlington Public Library is seeking a dynamic Director with the passion and skills necessary for the next stage of our development. The position provides great opportunity for leadership and outreach in the community. The successful candidate should have a proven commitment to lifelong learning and innovation in addition to the ability to communicate the vision of the library of the future. The candidate will have the skills to support a strong and stable staff with a reputation for excellent service to our patrons.

Our library is located in southeastern Wisconsin and serves a population of approximately 20,000 city, town and township residents. Excellent local schools, both public and parochial, have long collaborated on technology, technical services and programming. The unique rural/suburban mix of our community and its proximity to Milwaukee, Chicago and Lake Michigan make it both charming and sophisticated with many amenities for a quality life. Burlington is part of the Lakeshores Library System that includes 15 libraries in Racine and Walworth counties. Our library circulates over 197,000 items a year and has an annual budget of $769,000.

Qualifications: This position requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program with eligibility for a Grade 1 Wisconsin library certificate as well as 3 or more years of public library experience, including two years at the management or equivalent level. A valid drivers license is needed for travel to meetings.

Salary: Range is $56,000 to $67,000 based on experience and qualifications. Full time benefits include health, dental and life insurance, paid vacation, paid sick leave and the employer’s contribution to the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Cover letter and resume should be emailed to:
director@burlington.lib.wi.us by Monday, November 21, 2016

Please visit us at burlingtonlibrary.org or burlington-wi.gov for more information about our library and our community.

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