Job Opportunity: Weston County Library System Seeks New Director

Mar 1, 2024

The Weston County Library System is seeking applicants for the position of Library Director.

Job announcement and application materials are available here.

Located in mid-eastern Wyoming less than 100 miles from the heart of the Black Hills, the Weston County Library system has two locations: the main library in Newcastle, Wyoming, and a branch library in Upton, Wyoming.  

The Library Director will serve a population of less than 10,000 residents. The new director will provide strategic leadership, operations management, community engagement, collection development, technology integration, and staff development for the WCLS.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in library science or business administration is preferred
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate staff, volunteers, and community members
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to effectively engage with diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library operations, including budgeting, collection development, and technology integration
  • Commitment to promoting literacy, lifelong learning, and equitable access to information in rural communities

Salary for this exempt position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits will include health insurance, retirement plan options, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

Check out this great opportunity!

Inquiries can be sent to bmahoneyayres@westongov.com.

If you have a question about this or any other article, please contact us at statelibrary@wyo.gov

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