Library Director

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
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
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
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
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 and the library
website at