The Director serves as the chief executive officer of the library, under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees. The Director is responsible for the functioning of the library as a whole, with specific responsibilities including: personnel and scheduling, budgeting and budget control, programming, publicity, grant writing, recommending policy adjustments to the Board, collection development, working cooperatively with other organizations in the community and directing the care and maintenance of the physical plant.
MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution preferred; Bachelor's Degree required - with some library course work. Administrative experience preferred, library experience a plus.
Significant financial management experience
Strong human relations skills
Knowledge of and vision for ways to use technology to improve services
Ability to connect with community and network with other organizations
Proven leadership and communication skills
Creative problem-solving skills
Towanda District Library
301 S Taylor Street
Towanda, IL 61776