The Board of Trustees of the London Public Library is looking for an innovative, energetic leader to be the next Director of the library. The successful candidate must be committed to excellent patron service and dedicated to engaging with our community. We are seeking a director who will be focused on supporting and inspiring a dedicated and growing staff to advance the library’s mission to serve our community.
The London Public Library is a school district library located in London, Ohio. Built in 1905, the London Public Library is a Carnegie library with the original building still intact. London is the county seat of Madison County and is located between Columbus and Dayton. The London Public Library has a service district of just over 14,000, with an annual budget of $1.1 million. Along with the money provided to the library through the state’s public library fund, the library also has a 1.2 mil property tax levy that the community last passed with more than 75% support.
The London Public Library is a part of the Central Library Consortium (CLC). The CLC was formed in 1988 to provide integrated library services and facilitate other cooperative projects between public libraries in Central Ohio. The group consists of 17 libraries from Central Ohio that circulates over 26 million items per year.
This position has a minimum salary $66,560 with a competitive benefits package. A MLIS degree from an ALA accredited college or university is strongly preferred along with library management experience. Applications received before September 30, 2022, will be given priority consideration.
Those interested in this opportunity should submit their resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
When submitting, please send one email and attach resume, cover letter, and references as three separate attachments. Please put your name in the subject heading of your email.
The library has a current opening for a Page. This position will average 10-15 hours per week and responsibilities will include: sorting and shelving materials according to the classification system used by the library, maintaining order in materials previously shelved, and retrieving materials as requested.
This position requires the ability to read and comprehend instructions, skills in alphabetizing and ordering numbers, an ability to learn library filing systems, to carry out detailed written and oral instructions, and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
You can pick up a job description and application at the library’s circulation desk. Please submit your application by September 24th.