Assistant Director - Morris Area Public Library District

Employer/Library: Morris Area Public Library District
Library Type: Public
County: Grundy

Job Title: Assistant Director
FT/PT: Full Time
Hours: 40 hours/week
Salary: $35,500
Position Description:

The Morris Area Public Library, which proudly serves the community of Morris, Illinois, is seeking an experienced individual to assist in the overall professional administration of the library.

Duties: Assists Library Director with annual budget and other financial responsibilities. Assists with completion of annual reports and grant applications.  Coordinates staff training.  Assists with supervising and evaluating staff.  Participates in automated catalog consortium user groups and committees.  Represents the library through participation in community organizations and events.  Oversees the ongoing maintenance of library premises.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Education: Requires an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science.  Experience: Minimum of two years of library supervisory experience or equivalent.  Skills: Office & Library Working knowledge of personal computers and software applications.  Working knowledge of automated information retrieval systems.  Working knowledge of e-book technology a plus.  Communication Communicates effectively and courteously in English using clear and concise written, verbal, and nonverbal communication skills.  Written and spoken Spanish a plus.

Physical Requirements:  The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job.

Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing, and vision ability, excellent manual dexterity, ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds occasionally.

Working Conditions:  Work is performed in a typical library environment.  Occasional weekend and evening work required.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a résumé and cover letter (no references) to the attention of Kyla Waltermire, Library Director, 604 Liberty Street, Morris, IL 60450 or emailed at kwaltermire[at]morrislibrary[dot]com.  No phone calls please.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Deadline:
Deadline: October 5, 2012

To Apply
Application Contact:
Kyla Waltermire-Library Director
Apply To:
Morris Area Public Library District
604 Liberty Street
Morris, IL 60450

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