[Libs-Or] Job posting: Sweet Home Library Director

NIELSEN Buzzy * SLO Buzzy.NIELSEN at slo.oregon.gov
Mon Mar 8 17:16:55 PST 2021

Posting on behalf of employer. Please refer any questions to the contact listed in the job announcement.

City of Sweet Home
Director of Library Services
Open until filled
FLSA Exempt, Non-Bargaining
$5,475 - $6,435/monthly DOE, DOQ

The City of Sweet Home is seeking a Library Services Director.  We are looking for an innovative individual who is welcoming, service-oriented, flexible, and has a passion for literature and learning.  The Library Services Director provides leadership and strategic vision for all aspects of library operations, is responsible for the day-to-day operation, and continually seeks new creative ways of serving the public in a world that continues to change.  The director supervises up to three part time staff, numerous volunteers, and works with patrons of all ages.  This position is overtime exempt and does include evenings and weekends.

The successful candidate will demonstrate they are "Hungry, Humble and Smart", as described in Patrick Lencioni's "The Ideal Team Player".  The City of Sweet Home values its culture above all else.  The Director of Library Services serves as one of six senior counselors and assists the City Manager.  The Director works with a 5-member, Council appointed Library Advisory Board, and is a direct report to the City Manager.  Sweet Home's library is funded by a voter approved Operations Levy every 5 years.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the importance of, and commitment to being the face of the Library and City in the community as successful libraries are based on community outreach.  This position presents an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and self-motivated leader with a history of optimize funding thru successful grant writing.

Qualified persons interested in applying must submit a cover letter, resume and City of Sweet Home Employment Application to jfisher at sweethomeor.gov.  Cover letter and resume must clearly describe how the applicant meets, or exceeds, the minimum and mandatory qualifications for this position listed within the official job description.

The City of Sweet Home is an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of equality and honoring diversity.  EEOC/ADA

  *   Job description<https://www.sweethomeor.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/library/page/19295/job_description_-_library_services_director_2021.pdf>
  *   Employment application<https://www.sweethomeor.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/library/page/19295/fillable_city_of_sweet_home_2019_employment_application.pdf>


Buzzy Nielsen, MPP, MSI (he/him/his)
Program Manager, Library Support & Development Services
State Library of Oregon
bnielsen at slo.oregon.gov | 971-375-3486
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