Library Director - LaSalle Public Library

The LaSalle Public Library seeks an energetic, innovative, collaborative, experienced, visible leader with a strong public service orientation. Candidates will demonstrate proven successes in supervision, budget management, staff development, grant writing, technology initiatives and strategic planning as well as daily management of library operations.

S/he will oversee a budget of approximately $350,000 and collection of 70,000 items. QUALIFICATIONS: MLS from an ALA-accredited library education program and two to three years of supervisory experience.  Salary: $40,000.00  to $52,000.00, negotiable depending on qualifications.  Benefits include:  Holidays, vacation, sick, and personal days.  Board paid health, dental and life insurance.  IMRF (Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund).
A full job description may be found at www.lasalle.lib.il.us/about/employment

Applicants must submit electronic application materials online to employment@lasalle.lib.il.us.  Applications should include: letter of application, resume, and names, email addresses, telephone numbers and relationship of three professional references. Review of applicants begins March 14, 2014 and will continue until position is filled. Questions can be directed to John Steele, Chair, Personnel Committee at the above email address.