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The Monticello-Union Township Public Library is committed to equal opportunity employment. Applicants are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, Veteran status, national origin, or ancestry.

Whether you are interested in current or future openings, you are invited to fill out an application for employment. Applications are available at the check-out/Circulation desks and will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to open and print out an application.

Opening:

Director
Full-time | Salary range of $40,000-$50,000 | Excellent benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Plans, implements, and evaluates library services
  • Ensures that all customers are greeted and helped in a polite and friendly manner
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates long and short term goals and objectives
  • Develops and administers policies concerning library operations, budgets and programs
  • Handles complaints in accordance with policy
  • Provides supervision and delegates responsibilities to the library staff
  • Recruits and recommends employment of library personnel recommends promotions, transfers, or termination of staff
  • Organizes, trains, assigns, and evaluates personnel and volunteers
  • Conducts staff meetings
  • Prepares the annual budget and presents and defends budget requests before the Library Board.
  • Directs and controls the expenditure of fund allocations within constraints of approved budgets.
  • Purchases new equipment and furnishings
  • Accepts and acknowledges gifts of money and library materials
  • Pursues and applies for grant money
  • Prepares monthly and annual financial and statistical reports to Library Board and State Library
  • Attends monthly Board of Trustee meetings
  • Supervises maintenance of library building equipment, and furnishings
  • Oversees equipment of furnishings and book collection
  • Cooperates with community groups and town officials to implement library services
  • Speaks before local groups
  • Keeps informed of current developments in library field by attending workshops, professional meetings, and reading current literature
  • Maintains membership in professional organizations
  • Provides reference and reader's advisory services to patrons as needed
  • Performs other related responsibilities as necessary such as circulation
  • Attends and participates in staff, department, and other job-related meetings
  • Deposit cash/checks as needed
  • Complete internal controls training on an annual basis
  • Adhere to Staff Code of Ethics/Conduct
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Education, Experience, and Skills Required for Job:

  • A Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university plus five years of progressively responsible library administration experience including at least three years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to administer the activities of a public library and to supervise the work of others
  • Ability to develop short and long term development, plans, and objectives
  • Maintains knowledge of standard library principles and practices, concepts of freedom of speech, copyrights, collection development, patron confidentiality, censorship, and other library ethical issues
  • Proficiency with computers, popular library software, internet and digital communications
  • Thorough ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, officials of other agencies, and the general public

 

For a full list of duties and responsibilities, download the job description here.

Please submit a resume and completed job application to:

Art Morgan
Board President
Monticello-Union Township Public Library
321 W. Broadway St. 
Monticello, IN 47960

or email to: art.morgan51@yahoo.com