Job Openings

Library Director, Schreiner Memorial Library, Lancaster

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. 3,730 as of 2019) 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 and Benefits

  • Starting salary:  $49,000+ depending on experience
  • Excellent health and dental benefits


For the full job description, please, see the following link: Lancaster Library Director job description.

Send application materials to Tara Fortney, Interim Director, at email address tfortney@swls.org.

 


Modified 02.03.22