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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 email@example.com.
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.
- 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.
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or at the Goshen County Library.
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.
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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 email@example.com.
Director of Library Services
Northern Wyoming Community College District
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.
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Open until filled.
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!
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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.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com no later than April 15, 2019.
The Teton County Library in Jackson, Wyoming, is seeking a new Director of Library Services.
The Director will be committed to maintaining and improving the existing high level of customer service, community engagement and program services as well as integrating the Library’s vision, goals and staff development needs with its operations strategy to ensure the Library remains a vibrant community center.
The Director must exercise a high degree of judgment and discretion along with political and business acumen. To be considered, candidates must have:
- Master’s Degree in Library Science
- Six years’ executive experience in institutional library leadership
- Four of which includes supervisory and program management experience
- Two years’ experience working with organizational boards preferred
Successful candidate will also be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends and best practices in library services and embrace rapid technology changes occurring in today’s public libraries.
The Casper College Goodstein Foundation Library in Casper, Wyoming, is seeking a new Library Director.
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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.
The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for a Census 2020 Partnership Specialist in Wyoming who would encourage participation in the Census: give presentations, speak with local officials, and work with community groups. Although it says Cheyenne, the Partnership Specialist can live anywhere in Wyoming.
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