Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System (MWFLS) invites candidates to apply for a limited term, part-time appointment to the position of Interim Director.
MWFLS is a federated public library system that will serve 18 libraries in Dodge and Washington counties as of January 1, 2016. MWFLS, headquartered in Horicon, Wisconsin, is a cooperative venture committed to the shared goal of locally defined excellence in library service.
In 2016, MWFLS and its member libraries will be focused on restructuring the System’s organizational framework. The System plans to utilize an outside consultant to manage and facilitate the eventual transition.
The Interim Director will manage day to day system operations; provide consulting services to member libraries; maintain compliance with Wisconsin Statutes and regulations; and report to the System’s Board of Trustees.
• Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school
• A valid driver’s license
• Significant experience in Wisconsin public library administration
• Familiarity with the operation of Wisconsin public library systems, including an understanding of Wisconsin statutory requirements and DPI regulations/recommendations for both public libraries and public library systems
• Demonstrated experience planning and executing public library continuing education programs
• Demonstrated office management ability
• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to effectively communicate with public library directors and their boards, System staff and trustees
The position is a 12 month appointment, beginning January, 2016. Flexible hours will not exceed 18 hours per week. Salary: $36 per hour. To apply, please submit:
• Cover letter
• Names and contact information for three professional references
Submit the above electronically by September 16, 2015 to Sue Cantrell, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants who request them.
Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System