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  • Library Director

    Arcola Public Library

  • Library/Organization Address

    407 E. Main St.
    Arcola, Illinois 61910
  • Employment Type


  • Hourly Wage/Salary Range

    Commensurate with experience

  • About the Organization

    Original Andrew Carnegie Library seeks Director

    The Arcola Public Library, a classic revival Andrew Carnegie Library on the National Register of Historic Places, seeks a director to manage its historic, yet thoroughly current library district. Located in a small Central Illinois town, population 3,000, and housed in a Carnegie Library built in 1905 with an addition circa 2004, the district encompasses an area that serves approximately 5,600 people.
  • Job Description and Responsibilities

    Duties include:
    Preparing and completing reports and records, including budget
    Supervising and scheduling library staff, including delegating duties and responsibilities
    Maintaining standards and implementing procedures for circulation
    Customer account maintenance and outreach
    Programming activities for all ages
    Selecting materials, including books and periodicals
    Fulfilling interlibrary loans
    Communicating upcoming events and announcements with community via social media and website

    Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
    IMRF contributions for full-time
    Benefits include paid vacation and paid holidays

  • Minimum Requirements to Apply

    Minimum Bachelor Degree in Library Science or related field, preferably an MILS degree from an ALA-accredited institution.
    Previous library management and supervisory experience is a plus.
    OCLC interlibrary loan and circulation process of integrated library systems ideal.
  • Benefits Offered

  • Position Start Date

  • How to Apply

    To apply, mail full resume to be considered to:
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