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State Librarian for Missouri


Closing Date: 3/10/2018
Entity: Missouri Secretary of State's Office
Description: The Missouri State Library seeks a dynamic individual with proven leadership qualities to direct and further develop the Missouri State Library including the Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library. The successful candidate will be a forward- thinking leader and change agent, who can shape and communicate a compelling vision for Missouri's motivated and engaged library community. In addition, the Missouri State Librarian represents this innovative organization with nation and regional organizations.

Michigan ELibrary Coordinator/Consultant


Closing Date: 2-7-2018
Entity: Library of Michigan
Description: The position coordinates overall activities and services provided by the state library for MeL, including leading the development of the program’s vision, the implementation of strategies, and the monitoring of program projects and goals. The position is responsible for maintaining the successful and highly collaborative program involving a wide variety external stakeholder groups, libraries of all types, contractors, and an internal team. The MeL Coordinator should excel in both communication with stakeholder communities and large-scale project planning for a multi-faceted program. In addition to administration of the various program components the position oversees activities related to improving access and use of the virtual library program and resources by library staff. The ideal candidate will have experience administering details of large-scale programs, the ability to see the big picture and develop long-term plans to match, and an understanding of how program resources support libraries and their communities throughout the state.

Division Director of the Utah State Library.


Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Entity: Utah State Library Division
Description: The Department of Heritage & Arts is seeking a creative and innovative individual for the Division Director of the Utah State Library. This individual is someone who can continue to grow a vibrant library system. The Utah State Library is looking for someone who is enthusiastic, visionary, and public service oriented with excellent management skills, traditional library skills, and the ability to effectively implement emerging technologies. Principle Duties The Division Director of the Utah State Library will: Responsible for the library's strategic plan. Manage and oversee a budget over $8.5 million. Oversee and manage grants. Oversee a staff of 55 employees. Partner with over 1,000 libraries including school, academic, public and special. Implements technological innovations. The Ideal Candidate The best person for this position is someone who: Has a Master's Degree in Library Science. Has a minimum of 5 years experience as a public librarian with supervisory and administrative experience. Has demonstrated leadership and management experience.
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