[Michlib-l] Position Available: Library Director, Millington

Millington Arbela District Library millingtondirectorsearch at gmail.com
Tue May 24 18:49:19 EDT 2016

Due to the retirement of the current director, the Millington Arbela
District Library is accepting resumes for the position of Library Director.

Description: The Millington Arbela District Library is a Class III library
serving a population of over 7,400 in the village of Millington and
Millington and Arbela Townships. Millington is a charming rural community
located in the Thumb of Michigan yet conveniently located to the Saginaw,
Flint, and Bay City areas. The Southern Links Trailway trail head is
located two blocks from the library and brings a variety of recreational
opportunities. The Village and surrounding areas have many quaint antique
shops and local eateries.

The library is open 57 hours, six days a week with a staff of 7 and an
approximate annual budget of $200,000. The Millington Arbela District
Library is a member of the White Pine Library Cooperative.

The Board is seeking a dynamic, positive individual to lead the library.
The successful candidate will be a “hands-on” administrator, be visible in
the library and in the community, have a vision for library service, and
have the ability to articulate that vision to the Board, the staff, and the
public. Candidates will have strong technology skills and a vision for the
use of technology in providing library services, be an excellent
communicator, and have experience in managing and directing employees.
Candidates should also be able to demonstrate customer service focus,
financial management expertise, and strong Board relations. A complete job
description is available at http://millingtonlibrary.info/ .

• Bachelor’s degree
• Ability to obtain a Level 3 certification from Library of Michigan within
1 year of hire date.

• A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible public library
• Extensive knowledge of current public library principles, methods and
practices and will possess the ability to establish and maintain effective
working relationships with community leaders, public officials,
professional groups, library employees and the general public.
• A working knowledge of budget preparation, grant writing, and fundraising.

Salary Range: $30,000-$36,000 (depending on qualifications and experience).
Benefit package includes paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and health
Contact: The Millington Arbela District Library is an equal opportunity
employer. Deadline for applications is June 20, 2016. Interested
individuals should send a cover letter, a resume, and contact information
for three references to: millingtondirectorsearch at gmail.com
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