Franklin, WI; Library Director, Franklin Public Library

The City of Franklin, located on the southwest side of Milwaukee County, population 36,000, is currently accepting applications for a dynamic and visionary leader for the position of Library Director. The 40,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility houses more than 146,000 books with an annual circulation of 440,000. The annual budget is $1,300,000 with a staff of 16 FTEs.

Qualifications Include: a Master’s Degree in Library Science from a library school accredited by the American Library Association; a Wisconsin Grade I certification as provided under the Wisconsin Administrative Code, Sec. PL 6.03 (or the ability to obtain this within 6 months of employment); and a minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible professional library experience, including significant administrative and supervisory responsibility.

Salary: Starting annual salary for 2017 is $74,500 – $80,000, based on qualifications and experience.

Benefits Include: Paid Vacations, Paid Sick Leave, Personal Days, 9 Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Medical Insurance and a Defined Contribution Pension Plan

To be considered for this opportunity you must complete the on-line application form in addition to submitting a cover letter and resume, which can be sent by clicking on the email link at the top of the on-line application form.

The application, cover letter, and resume must be RECEIVED by noon Monday, Aug 21, 2017 to be considered for this position.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Dana Zahn at or 414-427-7505.


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