PLEASE NOTE: Due to a technical glitch, any applications sent before November 15th may not have been received. Please resend your application and resumes.

The Durand Public Library seeks a well-organized and energetic individual to direct the operations of their library. The library is a combined public and school library and is part of the IFLS Library System. The library serves the City of Durand, Pepin County, the School District of Durand-Arkansaw and the surrounding area.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 7-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library. Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within Durand and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must have obtained at least 54 semester credits, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences to be eligible for temporary Wisconsin Grade III certification. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred and three or more years of library or similar experience is desired. The ideal candidate shall possess excellent interpersonal skills; an understanding of technology; and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with the public, library staff, the Library Board, school staff, government officials, community organizations, and area libraries.

Compensation: This is a full time position.  The hourly starting wage is negotiable, depending upon education and experience, and includes benefits.

All applicants must complete an application for employment along with a resume and cover letter. Resumes are welcome but must be accompanied by a completed application form. Applications may be downloaded at https://www.durand-wi.com/.  Click the link for Employment Opportunities.  Please email your application, resume and cover letter by December 13, 2019 to the Library Search Committee.  No mailed or delivered applications will be accepted. Applications can be emailed to durandpublib@durand.k12.wi.us