LaValle, WI: Library Director – LaValle Public Library

Contact Name: Pamela Thompson

Contact Email :

Institution/Organization Name: LaValle Public Library

Job Location: LaValle, WI

Job Title: Library Director

Application Deadline : Open until filled

Years of Experience Required: Not Specified

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LIBRARY DIRECTOR—up to 20 hours per week
La Valle Public Library in La Valle, WI, seeks a dynamic director.
The library serves a village population of about 360 plus rural patrons. The library is a member of the South Central Library System, and LINKcat, a shared automation system.

The director will be responsible for all management tasks related to the operation of the library. These duties include, but are not limited to, personnel administration, facility and automation management, collection development, budgeting, planning, programming, policy implementation and library advocacy.

Applicants must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade III library certification in the state of Wisconsin. This certification requires a minimum of 54 semester credits, at least half of which must be in liberal arts and sciences, from an accredited college, university or technical college. Must be willing to take additional library courses and continuing education as required to maintain certification. The library coursework required for certification may be completed after hire. The director must also be a self-starter, thoroughly competent with computers and technology skills, and possess strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities. Previous experience in a public library setting is preferred.

Salary starts at $13 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience. Entry into the Wisconsin State Retirement System is available.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application to:

La Valle Public Library Board
P.O. Box 7
La Valle, WI 53941

Applications may be picked up at the Library or Village Clerk’s office at 101 West Main Street, La Valle, or online (application: & position decription: Questions and applications may be mailed to

Call the village clerk’s office from 8 a.m. to noon at 608-985-8383, or the Library 608-985-7323 for with questions. Library hours are Monday 2:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 3:00-7:00 p.m., and Saturday morning 9 a.m.-noon.

This position will remain open until filled.


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