City of Delavan, Wisconsin
Delavan's Aram Public Library is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as Library Director.
The director manages all aspects of the library's operations including Library finances,
supervision of 13 full- and part-time staff, maintenance and improvement of the facilities,
and supervision of library technology and programming. This position requires strong
managerial, organizational, and interpersonal skills, as well as enthusiasm for making Aram
Library an excellent 21st century city library. The full position description can be seen on the
Aram Library website .
Aram Library serves a diverse community of around 12,000 patrons. Located in southeast
Wisconsin's scenic lake area, Delavan has significant summer resident and tourist activity.
The Library occupies a 130,000 square-foot downtown building, has an annual budget of
about $500,000 and present circulation is over 145,000. Aram is a member of the
Lakeshores Library System.
Qualifications: This position requires a Master's Degree in Library Science from an
American Library Association-accredited program to be eligible for Wisconsin Grade I
Library Director Certification, a valid Driver's License for required travel to meetings and at
least two years experience as a library director, a branch library manager or in a comparable
administrative role in a library-related setting. The ideal candidate will be bilingual in
Compensation: Starting salary range is $55,000- 65,000 based on qualifications and
experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package.
Application Timeline and Process: Application deadline is June 2, 2014. Applicants must
submit a formal letter of application, resume, proof of eligibility for State certification, and
the names and contact information for three professional references. Finalists will be
required to furnish addition items. Materials should be submitted as follows:
By e-mail (preferred): DirectorSearch@aramlibrary.org
By regular mail: Director Search
Aram Public Library
404 E. Walworth
Delavan, WI 53115
These addresses may also be used for questions about this position. Aram Library is an
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Delavan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.