Director – Frederic Public Library
The Frederic Public Library seeks a well-organized and energetic leader to direct the operations of their library. The library is part of the Indianhead Federated Library System and MORE system and serves a community of 1,135 with a service area of 3,917 residents in northwestern Wisconsin. The Village of Frederic is a rural Polk County community located 90 minutes northeast of the Twin Cities on State Highway 35.
Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 7-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within the Village of Frederic and the surrounding area.
Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade II certification. A Bachelor’s Degree is required and three or more years of library or similar experience are desired. The ideal candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, the Board, the Village of Frederic, community organizations, and area libraries. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.
Compensation: Salary range is $35,000-$40,000 depending education and experience and includes excellent benefits.
Please email your resume and cover letter by Sept 5th 2017 to the Library Search Committee via email at Fredericlibrarysearch@gmail.com. No mailed or delivered applications will be accepted. Interviews will be held as desirable applications are received until position is filled.