Library Director - Morris Area Public Library District

Morris Area Public Library is seeking a community-minded individual to serve as Library Director.  Located in the Morris historic downtown business district, the library serves a population of approximately 20,000 patrons.  The library director is responsible for supervising all library operations.  The director, under the direction of the board of trustees, will serve as a liaison to the local community.  Responsibilities include developing programs, maintaining collections, and managing staff.  The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational, leadership and communication skills, with an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science and previous supervisory experience.

 

            Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university
  • 5 years minimum supervisory experience
  • 5 years minimum library experience
  • Budget experience
  • Strong technology skills

 

Salary and benefits negotiable based on experience.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to directorsearch@morrislibrary.com or mail to Morris Area Public Library, Attn: Personnel Committee,  604  Liberty Street, Morris, IL  60450.  No phone calls, please.