Library Director of the Huron Public Library in Huron, SD. November 5, 2009Posted by Robert Balliot ,MLIS in Library Jobs, Public Libraries.
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Job Announcement for Library Director of the Huron Public Library in Huron, SD.
Huron, SD is located in northeastern central South Dakota. Huron has a population of approximately 12,000 people and the economy is supported mainly by agriculture and manufacturing.
The Huron Public Library recently completed an expansion/remodeling project and now the public service area of the building is approx. 200 x 100 sq. ft. which houses a collection of nearly 110,000 items. The 2008 circulation was nearly 140,000 items. The 2010 budget will be $470,000. Huron Public Library is automated, using ALEPH (Ex Libris), and is a member of the South Dakota Library Network (SDLN).
Below find the Job Announcement with application information.
Library Director – Huron Public Library
Responsible for all library operations, services, resources and staff.
Education and Experience required for this position:
1. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science or Information Science required.
2. Three (3) years experience as a professional librarian.
3. Experience in an automated library preferred, including familiarity with the use and management of computerized library systems and resources,
_ Comprehensive Benefit Package to include:
_ Health Insurance Plan
_ Retirement Plan
_ Term Life Insurance Plan
_ Vacation / Sick Leave
Salary: $22.78 – $29.15 DOQ
Must reside within 5 miles of city limits
Application Packets Available At:
Huron Public Library
521 Dakota Ave S, Huron SD 57350
City Finance Office
239 Wisconsin Ave SW, PO Box 1369, Huron SD 57350
Online: www.huronsd.com, select the “City Government” tab, then go to
_ South Dakota Dept of Labor – Huron Office
380 Illinois Ave SW, Huron SD 57350
Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on November 27, 2009