Library Director | Towanda District Library

Posted on Mar 7, 2018

The Director serves as the chief executive officer of the library, under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, and is responsible for the functioning of the library as a whole. Specific responsibilities include: personnel and scheduling, budgeting and budget control, programming, publicity, grant writing, recommending policy adjustments to the Board, collection development, working cooperatively with other organizations in the community and directing the care and maintenance of the physical plant.


An MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree with some library course work may be considered. Administrative experience is preferred, with library experience a plus.

Other preferred qualifications:

  • Significant financial management experience
  • Strong human relations skills
  • Knowledge of and vision for ways to use technology to improve services
  • Ability to connect with the community and network with other organizations
  • Proven leadership and communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills


$22,500 to $30,000


Towanda District Library
301 South Taylor
Towanda, IL 61776
United States

How to apply

Submit cover letter, resume, and references to:

Search Committee
Towanda District Library
301 S Taylor Street
Towanda, IL 61776

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