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Mid-Michigan Library League

Job Posting

Big Rapids Community Library looking for new director
Job Posting

Hello Fellow Librarians, 

     Please note the job posting for the Library Director position in Big Rapids. I have greatly enjoyed my time in Big Rapids but am excited to be accepting a position as the Library Director of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in Midland. 

     If you are interested in applying for the Director position in Big Rapids please turn your application into the HR Department, City of Big Rapids, before the  6th of June. The job description says the 22nd of June but we hope to do a first round of interviews the week of June 11th.

LIBRARY DIRECTOR The City of Big Rapids is accepting applications


The City of Big Rapids is accepting applications and/or resumes for a Library Director of the Big Rapids Community Library. The Library Director works under the general administrative direction of the Neighborhood Services Director and policy direction of the Library Board.

The position directs and participates in all operations and professional activities of the Library. Prepares and administers operating and capital budgets, oversees personnel administration, directs the development of the library collection, oversees the delivery of all Library services, and recommends policy and financial considerations to the Library Board.

Qualifications required: A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library/information school. Coursework or continuing education in administration, finance or public relations is desired. Three years of professional librarian experience, including supervisory responsibilities. Level II Professional Library Certification. Substantial knowledge of the legal requirements of library administration, public finance, personnel administration and public meetings.

Compensation $51,573 - $64,125 plus full benefit package.

Equal Opportunity Employer. Submit resume with cover letter and references to the Human Resource Office, 226 N. Michigan Avenue, Big Rapids, MI 49307, email to Resumes must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. June 22, 2018. Position open until filled. Equal opportunity employer and provider.

Location:226 N. Michigan Avenue, MI