Waukesha Public Library seeks a Library Director who will embrace and champion WPL’s mission to provide – “a welcoming and dynamic environment where citizens of all ages can find the inspiration, ideas, and information to reach their full potential.” Join the City of Waukesha, the eleven-member Library Board, and the staff of this thriving municipal library as the Waukesha Public Library continues to play its pivotal role as a library, community partner and arts center. Serving 92,560 people, WPL is a single 71,566 sq. ft. facility—stunningly renovated and centrally located in an inviting park setting. With a team of 44.63 FTEs, a vital Friends group and a $3.9 million annual budget, the Library circulates in excess of 1 million items annually to more than 50,000 registered cardholders. Opportunities for the new Director include continued forward-thinking library services and programs, strategic planning, and exploring alternative funding streams to support additional services. Nestled in the southeast corner of Wisconsin, the City of Waukesha and the region offer cultural and recreational amenities—providing ample opportunity for a delightful blend of outdoor sports and art activities. Waukesha, ranked by Money Magazine as one of the “100 Best Places to Live,” is also centrally located with convenient access to three major urban areas—20 miles from Milwaukee, 60 miles from Madison and 90 miles from Chicago. For more information on the 2011 Wisconsin Library of the Year and the community, see Waukesha Links.
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