$5 Weekly Reading Incentives

Two more weeks for our weekly reading $5 incentives!  All you need to do is pick up a 20-minute per day reading record sheet at the library.  Program ends on Aug. 15.  Keep reading and avoid the summer slide!

Accepting Applications for Part-Time Library Director Position

Redgranite Public Library is accepting applications for a part-time library director position. The position requires an average of 20 hours per week.   Hourly wage rate is commensurate with education and experience, no benefits.  Applications are available at library (also on this website--click on link to applications in first sentence) and should be submitted along with a cover letter, resume and three references to:  Redgranite Public Library, 135 W. Bannerman Ave., PO Box 291, Redgranite, WI 54970.  They may also be dropped off at the library (library book drop when we are closed) or emailed to jnelson@redgranitelibrary.org.    Job description/requirements (listed below) are available at library/website.  Review of applications will begin on August 13, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

POSITION:  Director

WAGE:  Hourly rate based upon education/experience, no benefits

JOB DESCRIPTION:   The library director supervises the day-to-day operations of the library. . Duties include (but are not limited to):

1. Overseeing the library budget and preparing reports as required by the board.

2. Managing of library collections, including selecting all library material according to policies approved by the board, oversight of the cataloging and classification of library material, and the operation of automated systems.

3. Hiring, training, supervising, and scheduling other library personnel.

4. Supervising circulation of material and record keeping.

5. Cooperating with the board, community officials, and groups in planning library services and publicizing library programs within the community.

6. Supervising the maintenance of all library facilities and equipment.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

The educational requirements for Grade III certification are 54 semester credits, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences, at a college or university approved by an accrediting association of more than statewide standing, including or supplemented by 12 semester credits of coursework or the equivalent, approved by the division, in the following areas:

Basic public library administration
Advanced public library administration
Organization and management of collections
Public and community services

Individuals certified at grade III must participate in 100 contact hours of continuing education, including at least 10 hours of technology training, in the five-year period prior to recertification.

Courses in the liberal arts and sciences include the study of the behavioral and social sciences, fine arts, humanities, natural sciences, and mathematics.

 

 

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