The Centuria Public Library seeks a well-organized and energetic individual to direct the operations of their library.  This is a part-time position, up to 32 hours per week. The library is part of the IFLS Library System and MORE system.  The library serves a community of approximately 1,000 in scenic Polk County.

Responsibilities: The Library Director reports to a 7-member Board of Trustees and is responsible for the overall management of the library.  Essential duties include building and maintaining our collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the library within the Village of Centuria and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must have obtained at least 54 semester credits, half of which must be in the liberal arts and sciences to be eligible for temporary Wisconsin Grade III certification.  A Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred and three or more years of library or similar experience is desired.  The ideal candidate shall possess excellent interpersonal skills; an understanding of technology, with proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel; and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with the public, library staff, the Library Board, government officials, community organizations, and area libraries.

Compensation: The hourly starting wage range is $18-$20 depending upon education and experience and includes pro-rated benefits.  Benefits include paid time off and state retirement.

Application Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2021.  Please send a resume and cover letter.  All applications should be addressed to the attention of the Library Search Committee in care of the Centuria Village Office.

Mailing address: PO Bx 280, Centuria WI  54824.

In person delivery:  305 Wisconsin Ave, Centuria, WI  54824.

Email address: centuriavillage@lakeland.ws