[Michlib-l] Director - Peter White Public Library - closes February 24!

Marianne Hartzell marianne at hartzell-mikaconsulting.com
Wed Feb 17 08:55:46 EST 2016

Don't miss the opportunity to lead an outstanding library! Applications 
for the position of Director of the Peter White Public Library are due 
by 5 pm (EST) on February 24th





The opportunity to lead the largest library in Michigan’s Upper 
Peninsula awaits a passionate, energetic, “people-person” as the next 
Director! The award-winning Peter White Public Library is considered by 
many to be the heart of the city and county of Marquette; the “jewel” of 
the diverse and progressive communities the library serves. The Board of 
Trustees is seeking a seasoned leader, with strong skills in financial 
and personnel management, and who will embrace active involvement in the 

The Peter White Public Library serves a population of over 36,000 with a 
budget of $1.775 million and a staff of 37.The Library is housed in a 
landmark building that serves as the hub of the community, offering 
programming and services beyond those of most traditional libraries, as 
well as outstanding customer service.For more information about the 
Library visit: _http://pwpl.info_.

Marquette is located in Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula, which 
offers four seasons of outdoor recreation. On the shores of magnificent 
Lake Superior, the area enjoys life at a different pace.In addition to 
unmatched natural beauty, the area boasts a strong cultural presence in 
the arts and music, three universities, excellent school systems, and an 
outstanding sense of community.For more information about the city of 
Marquette and the surrounding area, please visit:

www.mqtcty.org <http://www.mqtcty.org>and www.marquettechamber.com 

*Position requirements:*A graduate degree in Library and Information 
Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; a 
minimum of seven (7) years of post-degree employment in a public 
library, of which at least four (4) years have been as an executive or 
senior manager; possession of (or the ability to obtain at time of hire) 
a Level I Michigan professional certificate; proven financial management 
skills; excellent inter-personal and communication abilities; 
demonstrated experience in leadership and team management; ability to 
work effectively with multiple constituencies and government officials 
on a local and state level; and well-versed in public library operations 
and funding.

*Additional qualifications:*Ability to develop a vision of library 
service and inspire others; the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced 
environment; a thorough understanding of library technology and its 
applications; and a strong passion for the importance and role of the 
library in the community.Successful experience in a millage or levy 
campaign and facility management desirable.

For a complete position description visit: 

*Compensation*: from the mid $70s; dependent on qualifications and 
experience; benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance.

Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is 
filled, but those received by 5 o’clock pm (EST) on February 24, 2016 
will receive first consideration. *Electronic submissions required.*To 
apply, submit a cover letter, which *specifically addresses the position 
requirements*, your resume, and the names and contact information 
(including email address) of three (3) professional references to 
Marianne at hartzell-mikaconsulting.com 
<mailto:Marianne at hartzell-mikaconsulting.com>.__

Marianne Hartzell, Consultant
marianne at hartzell-mikaconsulting.com
Hartzell-Mika Consulting, LLC
P.O. Box 4396
East Lansing, Michigan  48823
phone: 517-719-3487
fax:   517-324-3637

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