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Kalkaska County Library

The Kalkaska County Library (KCL), located in Kalkaska, Michigan is situated in a rural region of Northwest Lower Michigan. Service population: 17,500; budget: $353,000; circulation: 35,000. KCL has earned statewide recognition for its dedication to providing excellence in library services. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership qualities and the ability to relate to the community, staff and supporters. Excellent organizational skills and progressive outlook preferred. The director will be required to advance existing public relation and outreach efforts, staff development and team building, plus collaborate with Board of Trustees (BOT), Village and County Officials for the common goal of constructing a New Library & Community Center via an upcoming Capital Campaign.

The successful candidate must live within the region or be willing to relocate to the region.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must have a master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university. Must be certified, or be eligible for certification from the Library of Michigan, for a Librarian’s Permanent Professional Certificate. Business orientation or background is desired.

Salary: $50,000 – $56,000 with benefits

Position remains open until filled. Screening of applications begins February 2, 2017. Send resume and letter of interest to: Library Board President, Kalkaska County Library, 247 S. Cedar Street, Kalkaska, Michigan 49646 or hiringcommittee.kcl@gmail.com.


Job Description for KCL Director12.23.16