Friday Memorial Library is seeking an energetic, innovative and collaborative leader to serve as our next Library Director. There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of our community library. This year, the City Council and Library Board worked tirelessly in approving the future home of our new library. Funding options, planning and design work are currently underway with construction of a new facility occurring in 2022. In addition to the future home, our current library and programing is second to none. Today, the Friday Memorial Library serves as the community living room with programing, mentoring and reading challenges occurring daily. If selected, you will be joining an amazing staff who have created an amazing sense of place within the City of New Richmond.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by January 8, 2020 at 4:00 PM. Salary range will be determined based upon experience and qualifications. Only complete applications including cover letter outlining salary requirements, resume, city application and supplemental application will be considered. Please send completed application materials to Rae Ann Ailts at

Supplement application questions:

  1. In your opinion, what are the quality traits of an effective leader?
  2. How do you manage multiple projects with a variety of stakeholders?
  3. Our focus here within the City is on family-first and safety-first. What do these two

    values mean to you?

  4. In your opinion, what is effective communication?


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Library Director Job Description on the New Richmond website.

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