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Library Director of the Huron Public Library in Huron, SD. November 5, 2009

Posted 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

Phone: 605-353-8530

City Finance Office

239 Wisconsin Ave SW, PO Box 1369, Huron SD 57350

Phone: 605-353-8505

Online: www.huronsd.com, select the “City Government” tab, then go to

“City Employment”

_ South Dakota Dept of Labor – Huron Office

380 Illinois Ave SW, Huron SD 57350

Phone: 605-353-7155

Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. on November 27, 2009