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Discussion Vandalia Branch Library Manager, Dayton Metro Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 11:15 am

Branch Library Manager
Vandalia Branch Library

Branch Library Manager
Vandalia Branch Library

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking an energetic, team-oriented Branch Library Manager for our brand new Vandalia Branch Library. We are seeking a leader who is enthusiastic about serving the citizens of the community by delivering top-notch customer service, upholding our commitment to public service, and making a difference in the lives of Library users. Be a part of a passionate, people-oriented, buoyant team of librarians and support staff who represent the Dayton Metro Library’s commitment to inform, enrich and inspire those we serve.

Job Responsibilities: Demonstrates and models excellent internal and external customer service. Maintains frequent personal presence in public areas to ensure outstanding service. Establishes and implements goals and objectives for branch service which support the Library’s mission. Directs all branch services such as reference assistance, readers’ advisory, outreach, circulation, and programming. Hires, manages, evaluates, and schedules employees in assigned branch. Oversees branch volunteers. Serves as liaison between administration and branch staff. Communicates with administrative team on policy, patron and staffing issues. Manages branch collections, oversees evaluation and processing of donated materials, and manages branch booksale. Ensures the collection is responsive to community’s information, recreational, and educational needs. Promotes community awareness of the Library and establishes effective communication with community groups, organizations and individuals. Prepares budget requests, and monitors branch facility and security needs.

Job Qualifications: Ability to plan, schedule and oversee branch operations and personnel; knowledge of professional library principles, theories, concepts, policies and procedures and knowledge and appreciation of literature, periodicals, audiovisual materials, Web sites and other electronic media, and materials which constitute a diverse, current and relevant collection required. MLIS from an A.L.A. accredited program, minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public library setting at a professional level, and supervisory experience preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary $63,985 with full benefit package.

Application Process: Send resume to cchibis@daytonmetrolibrary.org.

 

CYNTHIA CHIBIS, SHRM-SCP
Human Resources Manager
DaytonMetroLibrary.org
P: 937.496.8550 • F: 937.496.4302

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Discussion Manager of Adult Learning Services, Hartford Public Library

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 11:14 am

Join a dynamic and passionate team!

The Hartford Public Library is seeking a Manager of Adult Learning Services to lead the system-wide development and implementation of a technology-rich teaching and learning environment for all aspects of formal and informal public education for adults 17 and older. The Manager will works with community and municipal stakeholders to strategically align initiatives, coordinate utilization of grant resources, and streamline and standardize procedures toward the successful transition of adults into the workforce and post-secondary education.

Join a dynamic and passionate team!

The Hartford Public Library is seeking a Manager of Adult Learning Services to lead the system-wide development and implementation of a technology-rich teaching and learning environment for all aspects of formal and informal public education for adults 17 and older. The Manager will works with community and municipal stakeholders to strategically align initiatives, coordinate utilization of grant resources, and streamline and standardize procedures toward the successful transition of adults into the workforce and post-secondary education.

The full description and more information about HPL is available at: http://hplct.org/about/job-openings

Bridget Quinn-Carey
CEO
Hartford Public Library
www.hplct.org

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Discussion Reference & Instruction Librarian (2 positions), Winston Salem State University

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 11:08 am

Winston Salem State University
C. G. O’Kelly Library 

Winston Salem State University
C. G. O’Kelly Library 

C. G. O’Kelly Library is a campus leader in advancing discovery and learning for the Winston-Salem State University community.  Guided by the University’s strategic plan, the library enhances student and faculty success by providing access to distinctive content while fostering support and spacing for intellectual connectivity. Under the direction of new leadership at O’Kelly Library, we are proud to announce openings for several full time Reference & Instruction Librarians.  The first two are listed below.  Recent MLS graduates are encouraged to apply.   Goto https://jobs.wssu.edu/ to get specific position details and to apply.

1. Reference & Instruction Librarian: English, World Languages and Fine Arts

2. Reference & Instruction Librarian: Education

 Winston-Salem State University is a comprehensive, historically Black university offering innovative undergraduate programs and exceptional graduate programs grounded in the tradition of liberal education. Students engage in active and experiential learning offered through flexible delivery modes. The university is dedicated to the holistic development of students by faculty dedicated to excellence in teaching, research, and service. As a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina, Winston-Salem State University contributes to the social, cultural, intellectual and economic growth of North Carolina, the region, and beyond.

 

Thanks,

Wanda

 

Wanda Kay Brown

Director of Library Services

C. G. O’Kelly Library (227)

Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Dr.

Winston Salem, NC 27110

336-750-2446

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Discussion Senior Community Library Manager, Contra Costa County Library (apply by July 22)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 11:31 am

SENIOR COMMUNITY LIBRARY MANAGER
Salary: $33.20 - $42.40 Hourly | $5,755.40 - $7,349.89 Monthly | $69,064.80 - $88,198.68 Annually
Location: Contra Costa County, CA 
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: AGH-2016A
Closing: 7/22/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

The Position
The Contra Costa County Library is recruiting to fill one vacant Senior Community Library Manager position in Walnut Creek, California.

SENIOR COMMUNITY LIBRARY MANAGER
Salary: $33.20 - $42.40 Hourly | $5,755.40 - $7,349.89 Monthly | $69,064.80 - $88,198.68 Annually
Location: Contra Costa County, CA 
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: AGH-2016A
Closing: 7/22/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

The Position
The Contra Costa County Library is recruiting to fill one vacant Senior Community Library Manager position in Walnut Creek, California.

Contra Costa County operates over 26 community libraries within a 750 square mile area and serves close to 1 million urban, suburban and rural customers with an annual circulation exceeding 6.5 million.

Senior Community Library Managers are responsible for day-to-day administration and operation of a full service county community library. This includes responsibility for the supervision of subordinate personnel; development of material collections appropriate for the community served by the library; development and implementation of a plan of service; recommendations to County Library Administration regarding community needs and improvements in library service patterns; and the establishment and maintenance of direct liaison between the community library, city, school district, Library Friends, and local groups to encourage good community relations.

The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for a period of six (6) months.

Typical Tasks
• Plan, organize and manage the activities of a community library ; ensure the efficient and effective delivery of high quality library services to the general public
• Plan, develop and implement community library goals, objectives, policies and procedures that reflect the County Library's mission and services
• Act autonomously to develop and maintain relationships with City leaders, community organizations, local businesses, schools, service clubs and "Friends of the Library" organizations, and make presentations to these organizations
• Collaborate with City staff in the planning and development of library programs and services
• Plan and prepare the community library's budgetary needs; develop budget justification for staffing, service and materials; monitor and reconcile financial resources for county and city, grants, and donations from community organizations, businesses and library friends/foundation organizations
• Manage professional level librarians, technical and/or clerical staff; exercise independent judgment in the selection, training and evaluation of staff; make assignments and counsel employees on work-related issues and take disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with County and department guidelines and direction, regulations or applicable MOU
• Manage task forces in the development of County Library policies and procedures, committee projects or special assignments and make recommendations; interpret library policies and procedures to staff and the public
• Assess community library needs and formulate proposals and policies to support such needs within the County Library and the community
• Manage building security and maintenance issues which may include surrounding grounds; evaluate architectural drawings to assess new library interior designs, layouts, and circulation needs, and make recommendations
• Anticipate and recommend computer technology needs and planning, including internet access and software, and web based research services
• Manage acquisition and collection development, including any specialized collections; participate in centralized collection development to ensure collection materials meet the community's needs
Minimum Qualifications
Education: Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent curriculum.

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time equivalent professional/supervisory public library experience, which must have included experience as a Community/Branch Library Manager in a public library.
OR
Four (4) years full-time equivalent experience working in a library, which may include two (2) years as support staff, technician or paraprofessional, and at least two (2) years in a professional/supervisory capacity.

All applicants are encouraged to review a detailed job description available at www.cccounty.us/hr and apply only if they clearly meet the Minimum Qualifications as defined above.

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Discussion Research Data Support Specialist, Yale University Center for Science and Social Science Information

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 11:24 am

I am pleased to share the following Yale University job announcement. Applicants may learn more about this position and submit an application at http://www.yale.edu/jobs; STARS requisition number 38405BR.

I am pleased to share the following Yale University job announcement. Applicants may learn more about this position and submit an application at http://www.yale.edu/jobs; STARS requisition number 38405BR.

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.

General Purpose: Under the supervision of the Director, StatLab and Technology Programs for the Center for the Science and Social Science Information (CSSSI), the Research Data Support Specialist provides consultations, instruction, and outreach in support of data collection, management, manipulation, and analysis for scholarship. As part of the CSSSI team, the Research Data Support Specialist works closely with librarians and statistical specialists to deliver a broad range of data services to the academic community.

The Research Data Support Specialist collaborates with Data Librarians and the Statistical Support Specialist to develop scalable and sustainable services in support of data discoverability, access and utility. In close partnership with subject liaisons, GIS specialists, and StatLab staff, the Research Data Support Specialist facilitates interaction with locally created and externally available data resources available.

This position provides assistance in working with inconsistent data formats, translating between different formats, different databases and maximizing data usability. Using tools such as the command line, Python, SQL, Perl, and Tableau, the Research Data Support Specialist relates multiple information formats to find new ways of interrogating and representing the data.

Required Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years’ experience in an academic environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications:
• Proven ability to support and implement complex quantitative or geospatial databases (one or more of the following: MySQL, Microsoft SQL, Postgres, Access, Filemaker), information architecture, and database design.
• Understanding of scripting languages (such as Python, Perl, JavaScript).
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with varied groups within a complex organization.
• Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications and analytical ability.
• Demonstrated record of designing projects and bringing them to a conclusion in a timely fashion.
• Preferred: Software versioning methods and tools. Experience with data visualization tools/languages (Tableau, leaflet, Processing, D3). Experience with research data lifecycle pipeline including discovery and repository software (Blacklight, SOLR). Understanding of metadata standards and formats. Proficiency with command line and shell scripting. Advanced degree in Computer Sci. or Library/Information Science.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 38405BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

________________________________________

Kelly Cronan

Staffing Support Specialist
HR Staffing and Career Development
Yale University
221 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
T: (203) 432-0775
F: (203) 432-6194

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Discussion Director of Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo (apply by Aug 15)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 02:05 pm

Job Opening: Director of Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo

The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Geneseo, a highly regarded public liberal arts college with selected programs in Business and Education nestled in the Genesee Valley near Rochester, NY, seeks an inspiring, visionary, and dynamic leader to become the Director of Milne Library. Reporting to the Provost, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Library Director provides collaborative, transparent leadership in a team-based management environment to support the educational mission of the college.

Job Opening: Director of Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo

The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Geneseo, a highly regarded public liberal arts college with selected programs in Business and Education nestled in the Genesee Valley near Rochester, NY, seeks an inspiring, visionary, and dynamic leader to become the Director of Milne Library. Reporting to the Provost, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Library Director provides collaborative, transparent leadership in a team-based management environment to support the educational mission of the college.

The Library Director will clearly articulate and implement a vision for Milne Library that establishes an environment conducive to fostering intellectual inquiry, enhancing scholarly achievement, and developing ethical graduates.

For complete position details and to apply please visit http://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/1142.

Review of completed applications will begin upon receipt. To be guaranteed consideration, applications should be completed by August 15, 2016.

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Discussion Library/Media Specialist, The Gregory School - Tucson, AZ

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 02:03 pm

Library/Media Specialist
The Gregory School
Apply at: https://www.gregoryschool.org/about/about-tgs/career-opportunities

The Gregory School seeks to recruit and retain faculty and staff who exemplify the qualities described in the school's mission statement. The school seeks faculty and staff who approach every aspect of their jobs with dedication and professionalism.

Our mission

Library/Media Specialist
The Gregory School
Apply at: https://www.gregoryschool.org/about/about-tgs/career-opportunities

The Gregory School seeks to recruit and retain faculty and staff who exemplify the qualities described in the school's mission statement. The school seeks faculty and staff who approach every aspect of their jobs with dedication and professionalism.

Our mission

The Gregory School, as a diverse learning community, challenges and supports students to achieve excellence in character, scholarship, leadership, and innovation and prepares them to make a positive impact in the world through pursuing their passions, appreciating and creating beauty, and solving problems.

Character
The Gregory School honors the development of student character built on personal integrity, compassion, and respect. We promote the dignity, self-worth, and potential of each individual within a supportive, connected, and caring community which embraces a diversity of students, families, faculty, administrators, staff, trustees, and others.
Scholarship
The Gregory School learning community is committed to educating the whole child intellectually, physically, emotionally, socially, artistically, and ethically. Our students' disciplined scholarship is instilled and developed in a learning environment which values the rigors and joys of learning. This scholarship is grounded in intellectual curiosity, critical and creative thinking, and effective communication.
Leadership
Leadership at The Gregory School affirms the civic responsibility of students and encourages using skillful facilitation and collaboration to positively influence the action of others. We recognize our school's public purpose to use our resources to serve our own students and others in our region and beyond.
Innovation
At The Gregory School, we cultivate a mindset of innovation founded upon open-minded inquiry, divergent thinking, and purposeful action. As innovators, our students develop the creativity, ingenuity, inventiveness, and originality of thought to tackle and resolve the challenges facing our world.

The Gregory School Non-Discrimination Policy
The Gregory School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Vietnam Era Veteran. Unlawful discrimination or harassment is a violation of federal and state laws, and School rules and policies. Unlawful discrimination or harassment by faculty, staff, students visitors and contractors is not condoned in the administration of School programs and services. Please report violations of this policy directly to the Head of School.

Apply at: https://www.gregoryschool.org/about/about-tgs/career-opportunities

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Discussion Leadership Fellows Program, Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries and NLM (apply by July 22)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 11:16 am

The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) is pleased to announce the 2016-
2017 year of the leadership program jointly sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and AAHSL. In response to the confirmed need for future leadership, the NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows
Program is focused on preparing emerging leaders for the position of library director in academic health sciences libraries. Fellows will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in a variety of

The Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (AAHSL) is pleased to announce the 2016-
2017 year of the leadership program jointly sponsored by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and AAHSL. In response to the confirmed need for future leadership, the NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows
Program is focused on preparing emerging leaders for the position of library director in academic health sciences libraries. Fellows will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in a variety of
learning settings, including exposure to leadership in another environment. They will be paired with mentors who are academic health sciences library directors. In addition to the individual
relationship with their mentors, fellows benefit from working collaboratively with other fellows and mentors. Experienced program faculty and mentors will provide content and facilitation for the
cohort. The program takes advantage of flexible scheduling and an online learning community to minimize disruption to professional and personal schedules. The sponsors, NLM and AAHSL, will povide
financial support for a small cohort of fellows and will underwrite travel and meeting expenses.

The one-year program design is multi-faceted: three in-person leadership institutes; attendance at an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) annual meeting; a yearlong fellow/ mentor
relationship; webinars and discussions on issues related to library leadership; and two weeks total on site at the mentor’s home library. The program is designed to:
• Introduce fellows to leadership theory and practical tools for implementing change at organizational and professional levels;
• Introduce fellows to critical issues facing academic health sciences libraries;
• Prepare fellows to interview successfully for director level positions in academic health centers;
• Develop meaningful professional relationships between fellows and mentors that give fellows access to
career guidance and support;
• Expose fellows to another academic health sciences library and its institutional leadership under the
guidance of their mentors;
• Examine career development and provide models of directors to fellows;
• Create a cohort of leaders who will draw upon each other for support throughout their careers;
• Promote diversity in the leadership of the profession;
• Offer recognition to emerging leaders and enhance the competitive standing of fellows as they pursue director positions.

The NLM/AAHSL Leadership Fellows Program is designed for librarians with prior management
experience; in most cases, a minimum of five years is the baseline for candidates to be given
consideration. Applicants should have strong interest in pursuing a directorship in academic health
sciences libraries, regardless of type of library background or current setting. They should also have a
demonstrated record of leadership initiative and strong potential for future leadership contributions.An
MLS or comparable graduate degree is required. Applications are welcomed from professionals working
in academic health sciences libraries, hospital libraries, or other library or library-related environments.
U.S. and Canadian citizens and permanent residents are eligible for the program. Applicationsfrom
qualified minority candidates are encouraged. A small cohort of fellows will be selected.
Prospective applicants who do not yet meet these requirements may benefit from taking part in other
AAHSL leadership programs (including a short course or scholarships to pursue leadershiptraining
opportunities) prior to applying for fellow. Information about these options is available at
www.aahsl.org

Potential fellows should submit applications electronically to AAHSL by July 22, 2016,
to office@aahsl.org.  Apply at http://www.aahsl.org/assets/documents/2016/2016_nlm_leadership_fellows_p...

AAHSL will acknowledge receipt of applications and prepare them for review by the AAHSL Future
Leadership Committee. Please contact Carol Jenkins at carol_jenkins@unc.edu if acknowledgement is
not received.

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Discussion Children's Librarian - Bilingual, Fox River Valley Public Library IL

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 10:23 am

Dear Spectrum Scholars,
The Fox River Valley Public Library is looking for candidates with a passion for working with children and their caregivers to work as the Bilingual Children's Librarian.  

Dear Spectrum Scholars,
The Fox River Valley Public Library is looking for candidates with a passion for working with children and their caregivers to work as the Bilingual Children's Librarian.  

Children's Librarian - Bilingual
Apply at http://www.frvpld.info/about-us/job-openings 
Full Time
Hours: 40 hours/week
Salary: $20.02 per hour
Position Description
Do you have a passion for working with children (ages 0 to 12) and their caregivers? Can you shout and hop with iSalta, Ranita, Salta!? Do you know the correct order of the Harry Potter books by heart?
If you answered an enthusiastic “Yes!” to all these questions and meet the qualifications below, this job is especially built for you! Apply now, and we’ll see you at the interview!

We are looking for candidates with a passion for working with children and their caregivers. The successful applicant will be:
• acquainted with resources for children’s literature for the purposes of selection
• imaginative and energetic
• familiar with homework support resources and children’s literature
• able to plan and deliver engaging programs that support both childhood development and foster a love of reading
• comfortable with the technologies necessary to help patrons navigate the library environment in person, by phone and online
• bilingual Spanish / English

Our Children’s Department staff members work in a team environment, sharing the duties required to provide full information services to young patrons of all ages.

Educational requirement: MLS from an ALA accredited school
Positions will be open until filled.

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and completed application (http://www.frvpld.info/sites/default/files/FRVPLD%20Employment%20Applica...) via email to HR@frvpld.info(link sends e-mail). No phone calls please. All application documents must be submitted electronically. Application submitted in person or via US mail will not be considered.

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Discussion Library Director, St. Charles Public Library - IL (apply by Aug 7)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 10:11 am

My name is Dan Bradbury, an executive search consultant with Bradbury Miller Associates. We are currently helping the Board of Trustees of the St. Charles Public Library with the search for their next Library Director .

My name is Dan Bradbury, an executive search consultant with Bradbury Miller Associates. We are currently helping the Board of Trustees of the St. Charles Public Library with the search for their next Library Director .

This is an tremendous opportunity for an experienced library administrator with solid experience and the desire to lead a library toward new levels of services and programs. The St. Charles Public Library is poised to begin a new strategic plan continuing its community collaboration to create a welcoming, warm environment for all St. Charles citizens. Key opportunities include a potential redesign and expansion of the Library, enhancing the Director/Board relationship; coaching and mentoring a committed, excellent Library staff; and designing and executing leading edge technologies for library services. Governed by an elected seven-member Board, the Library serves 55,000 residents (53% carry library cards) with an annual budget of $7.8 million, an annual circulation of 1.4 million items, and 120 dedicated staff. Additional support comes from the Friends of St. Charles Public Library, the St. Charles Library Foundation, and an active volunteer program.

St. Charles, a Chicago Tribune “Top 10 City” and a Family Circle “10 Best Towns for Families,” is a very special place to call home. Located 35 miles west of Chicago, it is a vibrant, prosperous community with established homes, jobs, shopping, recreation and entertainment. St. Charles values a family focused lifestyle, excellent schools, and a long history of quality economic development. Residents enjoy the convenience of nearby shopping, employment and the incredible recreational/entertainment amenity of the beautiful Fox River. For more information on this exciting opportunity, the St. Charles Public Library and the St. Charles region, visit St. Charles Links (http://www.gossagesager.com/stcharleslinks.htm).

The position requires a Master’s Degree in Library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, a minimum of five years of public library administrative experience in a comparable library system, and experience in personnel supervision, strategic planning and budget preparation and management. Desired qualifications include a thorough knowledge and understanding of library administration; knowledge of legislative, legal and financial matters affecting district libraries; and a commitment to high professional, ethical and service standards. Successful experience reporting to a governing Board and facility renovation/building experience are preferred. The starting salary range is $105,000-$120,000 with a competitive benefits package. This position will close August 7, 2016.

If you have suggestions or recommendations for potential candidates you feel might be qualified and interested in this position, we would appreciate hearing from you. Thanks for your help and we look forward to hearing from you.

Dan

Dan Bradbury, Managing Partner
Bradbury Miller Associates
(Formerly Gossage Sager Associates)
4545 Wornall Road, Ste. 805
Kansas City, MO 64111
Ofc. 816-531-2468/Cell 816-803-7853
DanBradbury@BradburyMiller.com
www.GossageSager.com

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This Community brings together past and present recipients of ALA's Spectrum Scholarship and other library diversity recruitment initiatives to support the active involvement of new professionals in ALA and their communities, to build connections between Scholars across the country for their mutual support and advancement, and to facilitate ongoing professional development and leadership opportunities supporting retention in the field. All are welcome to join!

Established in 1997, the Spectrum Scholarship Program is ALA's national diversity and recruitment effort designed to address the specific issue of under-representation of critically needed ethnic librarians within the profession while serving as a model for ways to bring attention to larger diversity issues in the future.

 

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