The Harvey Public Library is seeking an energetic and capable leader to fill the position of Library Director in a city-funded library that serves the population of Harvey and the surrounding area. Salary: $30,000 to $35,000 based on qualifications and experience Benefits: Health insurance, pension plan, sick days, and vacation days Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED, library experience preferred General Responsibilities and Skills: Supervise, lead, and motivate library staff members Responsible for participating as a team member and supporting the Library Board policies and long range goals Working knowledge of computers and ability to learn library circulation software (Aleph) and WordPress website interface Work with State Library to catalog books Possess strong customer service skills, the ability to resolve customer concerns, and manage disturbances and emergencies in the library Ability to conduct reference interviews, analyze requests, and perform complex computer searches of databases and internet resources Ability to communicate (hear and speak clearly) with staff, customers, and others. Ability to be a team player and be open to staff comments, suggestions, and concerns Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and present ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form Flexibility in dealing with staff and patrons as well as implementing library services Willingness to write grants as needed Willingness to attend workshops and conferences for professional development To Apply: Send letter of interest and resume with the names of 3 references with contact information by email to: [email protected] or by mail to City of Harvey, 120 W. 8th St., Harvey, ND 58341 Closing Date: Open until March 15, 2015 Willing to work with spring graduates for starting date The city of Harvey is an equal opportunity provider. The city of Harvey (population approximately 1,850) is a progressive community located in central ND near the headwaters of the Sheyenne River on U.S. Highway 52 and State Highway 3. It is strategically located between Bismarck, Minot, Devils Lake, and Jamestown – all within a 90 minute driving distance. Harvey is home to a municipal airport, two schools (elementary and junior high/high school), a hospital, nursing home/assisted living facility, wellness center, police department, fire and ambulance service, and a crew switching center for the Canadian Pacific Rail. Recreational activities include a bowling alley, theatre, golf course, outdoor pool with water slides, mini golf course, tennis courts, basketball courts, Frisbee golf, rodeo grounds, fitness center, swimming beach, boating, fishing, and hunting. HARVEY HAS IT! To find out more about Harvey, ND, visit our website at www.harveynd.com and the library website at www.harveyndlibrary.com.
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