Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative, Director – Job Posting
Are you ready for a job of a lifetime? Do you have a desire to help libraries become the best they can be? Can you see yourself helping shape the future of libraries throughout the state? Are you a leader, agent of change, an innovator? If so, this job opportunity may be for you!
The Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative Board of Trustees invites you to apply for the position of Cooperative Director. MMLC is one of eleven cooperatives in Michigan and its members – including 20 public library systems, 5 academic libraries, and 2 special libraries – are located in 10 counties in Michigan. Based in the historic Mott Foundation Building in vibrant Downtown Flint, Michigan, MMLC provides services for members as outlined in the organization’s Plan of Service and Strategic Plan. Within that structure, the annual work plan is written to provide members with opportunities to experiment, learn, and grow through new ideas and initiatives.
Responsibilities: The Director position requires excellent communication skills, a broad understanding of all types of libraries, extensive experience in management, demonstrated ability to advise and lead, a will to serve others, and a creative nature that welcomes innovation. The full job description details the job duties, necessary experience, and skills/abilities of this position:
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science, Information Science (or other named library science program) from an ALA Accredited School, and five years of appropriate professional library or cooperative management experience. In possession of or eligible to receive a Level 1 Certificate as approved by the Library of Michigan.
Compensation: Starting salary range: $85,000 – $90,000, with placement dependent on experience and qualifications; includes a highly competitive benefits package. Start date is October 1, 2019.
Submit a cover letter and resume in Word or Pdf attachments via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org The deadline for submission is April 15, 2019.
Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.