Executive Director Position – Arrowhead Library System (Mt. Iron, MN)

Position Announcement

Organization: Arrowhead Library System
Position: Executive Director
Salary: $110,469 to $132,496
Application Deadline: October 4, 2023

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.

View the full position profile at https://www.ddahumanresources.com/active-searches.

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.

Apply: Visit https://daviddrown.hiringplatform.com/178563-arrowhead-library-system-executive-
director/692086-application-form/en and complete the application process by October 4, 2023. Finalists
will be selected on October 24, 2023, and final interviews will take place on November 15, 2023 (with a
backup date of November 17, 2023). Proposed start date is mid-January 2024.

Please direct any questions to Pat Melvin at [email protected] or 612-920-3320 x116.

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