[Michlib-l] Director Position at Roscommon

Lisa Sutton lisasutton27 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 10:39:09 EDT 2015

*Roscommon Area District Library (RADL) 106 Lake St., P.O. Box 888,
Roscommon, MI 48653 **www.roscommonlibrary.org*
<http://www.roscommonlibrary.org/>*  (989)281-1305*

*Library Director*

If you looking for a great job in a beautiful new library just minutes from
Higgins Lake and Houghton Lake, then this Director job is for you! The
Roscommon Area District Library Board is seeking a qualified, innovative,
hands-on leader with thorough knowledge of library principles, practices,
techniques, materials, and technology.   The Roscommon Area District
Library is a Class II rural library that includes the main library in
Roscommon, as well as the Lyon Township Branch in Higgins Lake.  RADL has a
friendly, experienced, and dedicated staff of 6 with a budget of $330,000,
who provides personalized service to a population of 6,889. The library
enjoys strong community support with a new 15-year millage and 136 Friends
of the Library!

*Job Description: *Seeking full time Director for the Roscommon Area
District Library. The Library Director is responsible for the management
and operation of the library, programming, collection development,
personnel administration, and budget management.

*Qualifications:*  Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA
accredited university preferred. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree
from an accredited college or university and possess or qualify to possess
a minimum Level 3 Professional Librarian Certificate issued by the Library
of Michigan.  Two years library employment experience desired with at least
one year of library management experience preferred, but new graduates are
welcome to apply.

*Job Requirements: *-Director is responsible for the management of the
library and staff.

-Plans, coordinates, and directs library programs for all ages.

-Understands and monitors local, state, and national regulations and
statutes affecting the library.

-Library collection development.

-Software skills needed: Office, QuickBooks, and Plinkit Web Content
-Library publicity through press releases, bulletins, the RADL website, and
social media.

-Financial responsibilities include:
*                    - *Preparing annual budget for board consideration.
                    -Utilizing QuickBooks for budget, payroll, invoices,
and arranging for annual audit.
                    -Grant writing.

-Serves as a resource and provides administrative support to the Library
Board and the Friends of the Library by attending meetings, making reports,
and participating in committee work as needed.

*Salary:* Full-time salary starts at $35,000 for candidates with a
bachelor’s degree and up to $42,000 with the MLS degree dependent on
experience and level of education.

*Application Procedure:*  Applications will be accepted until the position
is filled, but those received by July 18, 2015 will receive first
consideration.  Interested candidates should complete the application and
forward a cover letter addressing the position requirements, a resume, and
three professional references with contact information.  Interviews will be
July 27 & 28, 2015. The Director position will begin on September 1, 2015,
or sooner if possible.  Applications may be emailed to
lsutton at uproc.lib.mi.us (Lisa Sutton), or mailed to the Roscommon Area
District Library at P.O. Box 888, 106 Lake St., Roscommon, MI 48653.

Roscommon Area District Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lisa Sutton, Director
Roscommon Area District Library
P.O. Box 888, 106 Lake St.
Roscommon, MI 48653
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