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Job Opening: LCCC Associate Dean, Library



Associate Dean, Library and Learning Commons
Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne WY

The Associate Dean of the Ludden Library and Learning Commons (LLC) is a full time, benefitted position responsible for the academic, strategic, and operational leadership of Laramie County Community College’s (LCCC) Ludden LLC. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: plans, organizes, develops, administers and evaluates the functions of the Ludden LLC, which includes academic tutoring services, the Supplemental Instruction Program and Exam Lab. This position is responsible for the performance of the Ludden LLC including information literacy program, planning functions, personnel functions, budget management, teaching, program reviews and assessments, scheduling, and communication and liaison functions.  Additionally, the Associate Dean is a member of the Academic Leadership Team (ALT) for LCCC, working in full partnership with other members of the team, as well as other departments, to develop and assess academic programming development and review; supports initiatives such as shared governance and accreditation; facilitates other college, university, and state-wide library partnerships, and acts in the role of a change leader. The Associate Dean provides leadership for department faculty and staff to assure that instructional programs, resources, and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with the LLC mission and core goals of the College.

Learn more at https://careers-lccc.icims.com/jobs/2505/associate-dean%2c-library-and-learning-commons/job

Job Opening: Teton County Library Director



Do you love outdoor adventures — and cozying up with a good book? Then take a look at this exciting opportunity as the next Director of the Teton County Library!

Teton County, Wyoming, is a premier tourist destination, renowned for its astonishing variety of recreational activities, cultural events, and breathtaking scenery. As the southern gateway to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, this thriving mountain community is a place like no other.

Please visit johnkeister.com/tetoncounty to learn more about the community and the position, and to apply.

Job Opening: Park County Library Director



Park County Library System
County Library Director
Job Announcement

Park County (Wyoming) Library System is seeking an energetic, service-oriented Director with excellent communication skills and the vision necessary to lead this three library system into the future.

Currently the system has a budget of $1,761,372.00 to provide a wide range of services to a population of 29,189 county residents as well as summer visitors. The three libraries – located in Cody, Powell and Meeteetse – have a current staff of 43. All of the libraries participate in the statewide WYLD network and consortium for automation and licensed databases. Additional information about this position, the Park County Library System and Park County is available at parkcountylibrary.org/jobs.

The ideal candidate must have a Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA accredited program, five years’ professional library experience and a minimum of two years’ administrative experience. Additional desirable qualifications would include experience in public libraries, governmental and human relations, budget preparation and management, planning, and an interest in and knowledge of rural libraries.

Salary range for the position is $63,000.00 to $79,000.00 depending on experience. A standard benefits package is provided in addition to the salary. Out of state applicants should be aware that Wyoming does not tax personal income.

Please submit a cover letter expressing your interest, a personal/professional resume and three professional references to:

Ms. Lisa Heimer
Park County Library System
1500 Heart Mountain Street
Cody, Wyoming 82414

Applications received on or before March 20, 2020 will be given first consideration.

Community:

The library system’s administrative office is located in the Park County Public Library in Cody, Wyoming (population 9,689). Cody was established by William F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody and a group of investors in 1896. It is situated on the western edge of the Big Horn Basin 52 miles from the East Gate of Yellowstone National Park and 80 miles west of the Big Horn Mountains. The Shoshone River flows through Cody and provides excellent opportunities for rafting, kayaking and fishing. Cody is home to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, a large complex of five museums (the Draper Natural History Museum, the Plains Indian Museum, the Cody Firearms Museum, the Whitney Western Art Museum and the Buffalo Bill Museum) dedicated to the presentation and interpretation of the history, art and natural history of the American West. During the summer months the Cody Nite Rodeo performs nightly. Opportunities for winter sports include downhill and cross country skiing and snowmobiling.

Job Opening: Fremont County Library Director



Fremont County Library System, headquartered in Lander Wyoming, is currently searching for a Library Director. Successful candidates must have a passion for library services in a rural setting, bring budget expertise to guide a $2.2 million annual budget, and bring library experience to mentor managers and staff towards continued growth in technology and public service. Collaboration with county, state and national government and library agencies is an essential job skill. The system’s three libraries, located in Dubois, Lander, and Riverton, serve a population of 41,000 and the director will become the public face of the system. Humor, adaptability, diplomacy, and professional grace are necessary character traits.

Applicant will have the following qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited library program, and/or 5 or more years of progressively responsible public library experience, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Salary range is mid-$60,000s with a full benefit package.

Fremont County Library System may be contacted at fclsmhboard@gmail.com, 451 North 2nd Street, Lander, WY 82520 (307) 332-1600 ext. 4010; FAX 307-332-1504.

Open until filled. EOE

Required Application Submittals:
Resume and a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the
position of Director of the Fremont County Library System

All submissions should be sent electronically to Molly Herber at fclsmhboard@gmail.com.

Job Opening: Goshen County Library Director



Goshen County Public Library is seeking to hire a Library Director. The Goshen County Library Director is a full-time, benefited, exempt position, responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and long-term planning of the library. The Library Director typically works Monday through Friday with some scheduled weekend and evening responsibilities. The Director reports to the Goshen County Library Board. The Library Director:

  • supervises and oversees library programming and children, teen and adult services;
  • oversees and participates in strategic and facilities planning;
  • ensures library accreditation and federal and state documentation;
  • responsible for fiscal management; information technology; collection acquisition, cataloging, circulation and development;
  • supervises and evaluates personnel;
  • responsible for public and patron relations; and
  • maintains a healthy and safe library.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in field with public administration, business management or sufficient background to effectively manage the Goshen County Library;
  • Experience with the principles and practices of public administration and supervision;
  • Experience with fiscal budget development, and personnel management;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Strong organizational skills, analysis, initiative
  • Consistent discretion and judgment
  • Current and valid state-issued driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association or willingness to obtain at least 12 credits in library or information science within a reasonable three years.

Salary Range: $46,000-$48,000/ yr.

Application process: Please submit a letter of interest, resume and reference list to Goshen County Library Board, 2001 East A St., Torrington, WY 82240. If you are selected as a final candidate, you will also need to submit transcripts and complete a background check.

Goshen County Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Must pass drug and background tests.

Full job description available upon request: mdurfee@goshencounty.org or at the Goshen County Library.

Library Job Opening at LCCC



Associate Dean, Library and Learning Commons

Position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by August 2, 2019.

The Associate Dean of the Ludden Library and Learning Commons (LLC) is a full time, benefitted position responsible for the academic, strategic, and operational leadership of Laramie County Community College’s (LCCC) Ludden LLC. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: plans, organizes, develops, administers and evaluates the functions of the Ludden LLC, which includes academic tutoring services, the Supplemental Instruction Program and Exam Lab. This position is responsible for the performance of the Ludden LLC including information literacy program, planning functions, personnel functions, budget management, teaching, program reviews and assessments, scheduling, and communication and liaison functions.  Additionally, the Associate Dean is a member of the Academic Leadership Team (ALT) for LCCC, working in full partnership with other members of the team, as well as other departments, to develop and assess academic programming development and review; supports initiatives such as shared governance and accreditation; facilitates other college, university, and state-wide library partnerships, and acts in the role of a change leader. The Associate Dean provides leadership for department faculty and staff to assure that instructional programs, resources, and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with the LLC mission and core goals of the College.

Learn more and apply.

Job Opening: Albany County Public Library Director



Albany County Public Library, based in Laramie, Wyoming, seeks highly qualified applicants for the position of Library Director. Albany County Public Library has three branch locations in Laramie, Rock River, and Centennial. The public library acts as a community hub by sharing access to a diverse collection, providing quality education and cultural opportunities, and offering vibrant community outreach.

Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the Library Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Library operations to efficiently and effectively serve public needs. The Library Director will develop and passionately lead the vision and direction of the library. The successful applicant will manage an annual budget in excess of $1 million; set positive workplace culture through empowerment and accountability of staff; and create mutually beneficial partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. We are seeking a strategic and forward-thinking candidate with strong leadership and communication skills and progressively responsible library service.

Laramie is a growing community in southeastern Wyoming and the home of the University of Wyoming. It is within easy driving distance of the state capital of Cheyenne and of Denver, Colorado. Laramie is known for its vibrant downtown, friendly community, and outstanding quality of life.

Learn more and apply.

Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and three references. Questions may be directed to ACPL Board Chair, Scott Shoop at acpl_board@acplwy.org.

Job Opportunity: Sheridan College Library Director



Director of Library Services
Northern Wyoming Community College District
Sheridan, Wyoming

Job Description
The Director of Library Services administers all aspects of library resources and services in support of the academic programs, faculty teaching, and student learning. The Director administers the Writing Center and Tutoring. The Director provides collaborative leadership with library staff, faculty, and other College administrators and staff.

This position has direct supervision over the librarians (2). Librarians supervise part-time and student employees.

Description of Community
Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, Wyoming at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

Gillette College is located in Gillette, Wyoming, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.

Apply

See the vacancy announcement.

Open until filled.

Job Opening: Wyoming State Archivist



The Wyoming State Archives is seeking a motivated candidate to guide the agency into the next decade. The State Archives’ strengths include 15 FTE staff, a digital repository in place for over five years, a records management program using a functional approach to records scheduling, a robust scanning program, strong collections documenting state and local government, as well as a small but rich manuscript collection. If you have experience in managing digital records, working with a variety of external stakeholders, managing a small to medium staff – and great ideas for our State Archives, they want to hear from you!

See the job announcement.

The State Archivist reports to the head of Cultural Resources, one of two divisions within the State Parks and Cultural Resources agency. The Wyoming State Archivist chairs the State Records Advisory Board and the State Records Committee. He or she oversees 15 full time staff and an annual budget of $2,885,400 for the Wyoming State Archives. The state’s digital repository, the Wyoming Digital Archives, is also managed by the State Archivist.

The State Archives collects, manages, preserves, and makes available Wyoming state public records that have long term administrative, legal, and historical value. These records document the history of our state and the activities of Wyoming’s government offices. The Archives also collects non-government records that contribute to an understanding of the state’s history. Records Management staff provide assistance to state and local government agencies for the efficient and economical management of records. State Imaging Center services feature digitization of records for preservation, access, and space saving purposes.

Job Opening: Big Horn County Library Director



From the Big Horn County Library System

Application deadline: April 15, 2019

The Big Horn County Library Board of Trustees is seeking a person to fill the position of Library Director who oversees and advocates for Big Horn County Library System that serves the people in Big Horn County, Wyoming.

Qualifications that are required and desired are MLS, a bachelor’s degree with public library experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition to library and/or business operations and administrative knowledge, the following are essential professional skills required:

  • competency in QuickBooks and other computer systems that are currently in use or
    may be implemented in future;
  • ability to effectively communicate ideas and information in verbal and written forms.
  • ability to identify priorities, develop goals and strategies to achieve them, meet
    deadlines, assess patron/community needs, and provide quality library services; and
  • excellent interpersonal, leadership, public speaking, customer service
    skills, with the added ability to problem solve.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • budgeting and fiscal management;
  • oversight of programs and services;
  • hiring, training and supervision of library employees;
  • management and organization of acquisitions, and control of collections;
  • maintenance and safety of library buildings; and
  • developing positive public relations with patrons, donor, volunteers, teachers, community organizations, business and city/county officials.

Interested applicants may mail a letter of interest, along with resume, to
tedwmenke@gmail.com or menkesan@yahoo.com no later than April 15, 2019.