Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Position Available for Assistant Director




NOTE: There is a vacancy in the library for the position of a full time Assistant Library Director.  If you are interested or know of others please submit a cover letter and resume to the library. 

Assistant Library Director


Job Duties: This position will manage all library operations in the absence of the director.  The position will participate with the director in short and long range planning for the library.  They will assist in the formulation and implementation of library policy, staff training, and staff supervision. The position will oversee both the selection, weeding and collection development of all materials and will perform other related duties as assigned.  An ideal candidate will have experience with programming for all ages and working with the library’s integrated library system (ILS).  


Minimum requirements: Must have excellent communication skills, good customer relations skills, be a self-starter, detail oriented, and time management skills.  A MLS/MLIS degree and two years of experience working in a public library is required. 


Compensation: Salary will be determined based on experience but will range from $21.63-$26.44/hour.  We offer an excellent benefits package. This position will be full time/40 hours/week with nights and weekends scheduled.


Interested parties should submit cover letter and resume to Ottumwa Public Library 102 W. 4th St. Ottumwa, IA 52501 Attn: Director or via email The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, April 16, 2021. EOE.