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Friday: 9a.m. - 5p.m.
Saturday: 9a.m. - 1p.m.

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JOB OPENING: Library Director 

Overview & Location 

The Schreiner Memorial Library Board seeks an energetic, experienced, community-minded, and well-organized individual to serve as the library director of the Schreiner Memorial Library and Potosi Branch Library. Lancaster pop. 3,907 (2020)is the county seat of Grant County, located in the beautiful Driftless Area of Southwestern Wisconsin. 

Responsibilities 

● Plan, direct, and coordinate all library activities for Schreiner Memorial Library and Potosi Branch Library, serving a total population of over 11,000 patrons 

● Lead a staff of 2 full-time and 8 part-time members 

● Manage annual operating expenditures of more than $450,000 

● Coordinate with the Schreiner Memorial Library Board of Trustees, as well as the City of Lancaster to bring the finest library experience to Southwest Wisconsin 

Qualifications 

● Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, including classes in library science; Master’s degree in library science is preferred 

● Grade 2 Wisconsin Public Librarian Certification within 2 years of hire date 

● Three years of managerial and supervisory experience 

● Experience in a public library is highly desirable 

Compensation & Benefits 

● Starting salary range- $49,000 + depending on experience 

● Excellent health benefits 

For the full job description, please, see the following link: Library Director Job description To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter to lancasterlibrarydirector@swls.org

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