Library Director Position Open

Located between Champaign and Kankakee, the Gilman-Danforth District Library serves over 3,000 people in two townships in East Central Illinois with an annual budget of $175,000.  The full time library director (40 hours a week) supervises 1 full time Assistant Director, 4 part time Library Assistants, 3 “as needed”  Library assistants, and 1 part time Clerical staff member.

 

The 7,500 square foot library was built in 2002 and is completely handicapped accessible.  A community room serves as a meeting place for a number of organizations and community events. The library is fully furnished with electronic equipment for staff and patron use.   There are well-established programs for infants, children, and adults.

Qualifications:

·         Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree in Library Science preferred

·         Experience in fiscal management and planning and grant writing

·         Ability to work well with library staff, trustees, and community groups

·         Thorough knowledge of current trends, technology, and best practices for public libraries

·         Knowledge and experience with Children’s programming a plus

Please send letter of application, resume, and three references to:

gmdpdirector@gmail.com or by mail to Gilman-Danforth District Library, ATTN: Hiring Committee,715 North Maple Street, Gilman, IL 60938-1747 by April 15th, 2019.

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