Job Summary: The Executive Director is responsible for establishing and directing the program of library services for the Arrowhead Library System, both a regional public library system and a multicounty, multitype library cooperative, and providing services to member libraries and other participating agencies. Promotion and development of standards, and determination of policies are vital elements of the work. Program policy and guidance are received from the Arrowhead Library System Governing Board with wide latitude being given in direction of professional activities.
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a four-year degree plus ALA accredited master's degree in Library Science and broad and extensive experience in all phases of professional library work with at least five years of professional library experience and at least three years in a responsible administrative/supervisory capacity.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to adapt to the needs and demands of member institutions and regional stakeholders. Demonstrated success in advocacy, policy, and legislative efforts at the local, county, and state levels. Financial experience with diverse public revenue streams and effective management of taxpayer funds. Experience working in a system or consortium with shared integrated library system.