Full time position to oversee the day-to-day operations of the public library. The director will be responsible for all library operations including the budget, technology services, purchasing books and library supplies. The director will be responsible for planning and running all library programs including a year round toddler story time and a summer reading program and an adult book club. The position requires strong financial and personnel management skills, as well as demonstrated success in strategic planning, grant writing, technology management, and community relations.
The Louis Bennett Public Library is housed in the Bennett Mansion which was built in 1875. The director will work with the Library Board on future repairs and projects to preserve the building. The library serves Lewis County, WV with a population of 16,372. The library has an operating budget of $186,000 and a staff of 4 part-time employees.
The salary range is $35,000 to $36,000 which is negotiable, depending on qualifications, and the benefits package includes retirement and health care insurance. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or send to Louis Bennett Public Library, 148 Court Avenue, Weston, WV 26452 . The position start date is October 1, 2017.