Job Opening: Lincoln County Library System Director

Mar 24, 2023

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

Vacancy announcement.

Lincoln County encompasses 4,095 square miles and has a population of 19,581. Kemmerer is the county seat and has approximately 3,000 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 large city is Salt Lake City, UT and is located 120 miles away.  Kemmerer has several small locally owned businesses, but there are no malls or shopping centers.

Some things to note: This position requires supervision of the main library manager and five branch librarians, as well as the library system staff; budgeting; collection management; planning; community outreach; and oversight of the Library Foundation. As part of your job, you are expected to travel to each of the five branch libraries as necessary, with a minimum of once a month. The furthest library is 130 miles away and the closest is 45. There are also several state and regional meetings/conferences that you are required to attend, which will require overnight(s) stays. Travel expenses reimbursed, and a good dependable vehicle is necessary.

This person works under the direction of the Lincoln County Library Board of Trustees.

  • Qualifications:  Master’s in Library Science with at least five years library experience including experience in a supervisory or managerial role.
  • Salary Range: $70,000 to $75,000, commensurate with experience. This is a salaried position with benefits. FLSA: Exempt
  • Closing Date: Open until filled
  • Expected Start Date: Negotiable

Application procedure: Send resume, application, and cover letter to For additional information, please call Richard Landreth, Library Director, at 307-877-6961.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Reposted March 24, 2023

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