The Grantsburg Public Library seeks an organized and dynamic leader to direct the operation of their library.

Responsibilities: Under the direction of the board of trustees, this position manages all aspects of library operations including but not limited to budgeting, personnel management, policy development, collection development, services, programming, facility maintenance, marketing, and advocacy. The position includes working rotating Saturdays and some evenings.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade III library director certification (54 semester credits from an accredited institution, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences plus 12 credits of coursework that may be completed after hire). Administration and library experience is preferred. The ideal
candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the staff, the board, the Village of Grantsburg, and community organizations. Knowledge of current library practices, technology, and trends is required.

Compensation: The annual salary is based on qualifications and experience, however, the minimum salary is $32,000 plus an excellent benefits package which includes participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. This is a full-time position.

To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter by September 2, 2021, to the Library Search Committee @

About the community: Grantsburg Public Library serves over 6,000 library users in and around the Village of Grantsburg. 80 miles from the Twin Cities, Grantsburg is nestled among the St. Croix Riverway and Crex Meadows State Wildlife Area, a 30,000-acre property home to over 280 species of birds.