The Milwaukee (WI) County Federated Library System (MCFLS) is seeking an experienced and talented library professional to serve as its next Director.
ABOUT THE MILWAUKEE COUNTY FEDERATED LIBRARY SYSTEM
The mission of the Milwaukee County Federated Library System (MCFLS) is to assume a leadership role in facilitating cooperation among its member libraries, improving access to and encouraging sharing of resources, promoting the most effective use of local, county, state and federal funds and assisting its 15 member libraries in the utilization of current and evolving technologies to provide the highest level of library service to all residents of Milwaukee County.
MCFLS currently has a $4+ million annual budget, including a $2.7 million operating budget.
MCFLS operates and administers the CountyCat shared automation system (Innovative Interfaces-based) CountyCat makes the resources of member libraries readily available to all County residents. Various other projects and initiatives are provided in collaboration with the libraries.
The Director is responsible for coordinating all management, planning, and evaluation activities for the system and directs a staff of 5 employees. The Director reports to a seven member Board of Trustees appointed by Milwaukee County.