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The Carleton A. Friday Memorial Library (New Richmond, WI) seeks a
well-organized, energetic and innovative leader to manage the operations of
the library. The Director will lead the library with a new chapter into the
library?s future. We are committed to the construction of a new building in
the near future to enhance the library?s programming and services to the
community. Supporting the library?s mission to be a cornerstone of the
community, the ideal candidate will be a visionary for libraries of the
future, while maintaining a strong connection to traditional services.

The city of New Richmond is located in St. Croix County, Wisconsin,
approximately 40 miles east of the St. Paul/Minneapolis Metro Area. The
current population of New Richmond is 9,167, however the library service
area is approximately 25,000. The city has a growing community with several
highly specialized businesses and is home to the School District of New
Richmond and the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. New Richmond is a
vibrant small town with big-city services.

*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 services, managing
the library budget, supervising the library staff, and promoting the
library within the City of New Richmond and the surrounding area.

*Qualifications:*  Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade I
certification. A Library Science Master?s Degree and progressive library
experience are required. Library administration experience is preferred.
The ideal candidate also needs excellent interpersonal skills; the ability
to develop and maintain effective working relationships with their staff,
the Board, the City of New Richmond and community organizations. Knowledge
of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

*Compensation*: Salary is based on experience and qualifications with
excellent benefits.

Please email your application, resume, cover letter, references and
supplemental questions to the Library Search Committee at
directorsearch@newrichmondlibrary.org by 6:00 pm on February 24, 2021.
Applications received after the deadline may not be considered. Please see
www.newrichmondlibrary.org for the application and more information.