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Job Opening: Casper College Library Director



The Casper College Goodstein Foundation Library in Casper, Wyoming, is seeking a new Library Director.

See the job announcement.

The Library Director provides leadership, planning, and administration of the Casper College Goodstein Foundation Library programs and services in support of the instructional programs of Casper College. The Library Director has principal authority over library programs and works under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.The Director of the Goodstein Foundation Library:

  • Develops library initiatives that enhance student learning.
  • Directs integration of appropriate technologies into services
  • Fosters forward-looking collection development plans that support accreditation
  • Leads all aspects of library administration (including long term planning, budget development and control, outreach, personnel selection, facilities management, effective stewardship, and ongoing assessment of library resources).
  • Maintains and strengthens collaborative efforts with consortia and other resource sharing groups (Wyoming Community Colleges Library Directors’ Group, WYLD Network, University of Wyoming at Casper, and the Wyoming State Library).
  • Nurtures an organizational culture of collegiality and service within the library and on campus.
  • Provides strategic vision and leadership for the library, faculty and staff coordinating with the College’s mission.
  • Serves on campus committees and acts as the library’s liaison to senior college administrators.
  • Supervises librarians, professional staff, and student workers.

Lincoln County Library Seeks New Director



From Lincoln County Library System

The Lincoln County Library System has a position vacancy for Library Director/Branch Manager. This is a full-time position located in Kemmerer, Wyoming.

Lincoln County encompasses 4,095 square miles and has a population of 18,722. Kemmerer is the county seat and has approximately 3,500 people. It is located in the southwest corner of Wyoming, and is a high desert (6,949 feet above sea level). If you enjoy the outdoors, lots of room to roam, no traffic, lots of sunshine and do not mind long snowy winters, it might be a place for you. The closest larger city would be Salt Lake City, UT and that is located 120 miles away.  Kemmerer has several small locally owned businesses, but there are no malls or shopping centers.

This position has dual roles. You are the Branch Manager of the Lincoln County Library and Director over the library system. Responsibilities include supervision of five branch librarians, as well as the library system staff and the headquarters library staff; budgeting; collection management; planning; community outreach; and management of the Library Foundation. As part of your job, you are expected to travel to each of the five branch libraries once a month/as needed. The furthest library is 130 miles away and the closest is 45. There are also several state wide & regional meetings/conferences that you are required to attend, which will require overnight(s) stays. A good dependable vehicle is necessary.

This person works under the direction of the Lincoln County Library Board. For a complete job description, and application, go to the library’s website:  www.linclib.org.

Qualifications: Masters in Library Science and library experience or Bachelor’s Degree with at least three to five years library experience including experience in a supervisory or managerial role.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.  Salary range is $52,000 – $56,000.  This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.  FLSA:  Exempt

Closing Date: Open until filled

Expected Start Date: Within 4 weeks of hire date

Application procedure: Send resume, application, and cover letter to Lincoln County Library, 519 Emerald Street, Kemmerer, WY 83101 or email documents to lclsboard@linclib.org.  For more information, please call Missy Harris, Interim Library Director, at (307) 877-6961.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

New Wyoming Library Jobs



We’ve had several new postions pop up on our Jobs page. Take a look.

  • Librarian
    Wyoming State Library, Cheyenne, WY
    Posted Apr 15, 2013

As always, find all of our jobs in our jobs section of the website.

Job Postings: Powell Branch Library, Branch Manager/Librarian



Powell Branch Manager/Librarian

The Park County Library System, headquartered in Cody, Wyoming, is looking for an energetic and forward-thinking, full-time professional to manage the library system’s Powell Branch Library.  Required qualifications include a MLS degree and three years library experience; previous supervisory experience and the proven ability to direct the activities of others, while maintaining outstanding customer relations; knowledge of reference and reader’s advisory tools, bibliographic sources, cataloging and classification systems; excellent verbal and written, organizational and statistical reporting skills. Must be familiar with Library 2.0 practices and maintain and expand the library’s presence online through the use of social media. The Branch Manager must be able to meet deadlines, follow and interpret Policies and Procedures and effectively work within the community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, oversight of circulation, adult services, youth and children’s services, programming, community outreach, networking within the community, presentations, fundraising, etc… In addition, the Branch Manager will work with staff to build on existing knowledge of library practices, library technology, and to promote the excellent customer service the library is known for. Working with county library staff, branch staff and the community, the Branch Librarian will continue to develop the library’s collections in all areas Experience Required: ·         Education: MLS or MLIS required ·         Managerial Experience: 3 years ·         Library Experience: 3 years Experience Preferred: ·         Managerial: 5 years ·         Professional Experience: 5 years ·         Library Experience: 5 years ·         Building Project Experience (strongly preferred) ·         Grant Writing Experience ·         Fundraising and Project Management Experience Benefits: Retirement; Health Insurance; Sick Leave; Vacation Leave Direct Questions to: You can read a full job description [PDF] at http://parkcountylibrary.org/jobs or contact Joanne Patterson at 307-527-1882 or email jpatterson@parkcountylibrary.org Community: The City of Powell (2010 pop. 6314) is located in the scenic Big Horn Basin 80 miles west of the Big Horn Mountains and 75 miles east of Yellowstone National Park. It is the home of Northwest College an accredited two year institution of higher education. The community’s economy is diverse, with an active business, industrial, educational, and agricultural/ranching base. Powell was designated an All America City in 1994. Its high desert climate is surprisingly mild in winter with temperatures often running 25 degrees warmer than Chicago. Annual precipitation is about 5.83 inches per year. Irrigated farmland contrasts with native sagebrush and desert vegetation. Summers are warm with temperatures ranging from the 80’s to 100’s. There are many opportunities for community involvement, outdoor recreation and leisure activities.

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