Library Director

$6,697- $9,147/month.   Excellent management benefit package provided. The City of West Linn seeks a proven administrator to lead a vibrant and vital part of life in West Linn – The Public Library.  Serving as a member of the City’s management team and reporting directly to the City Manager, the Library Director is responsible for overall supervision of library services; strategic planning; preparation and management of a $1.8 million library budget; direction and leadership of 17.6 FTE; overseeing West Linn’s participation and involvement in the Clackamas County Library District as well as representing the library to the citizens of West Linn and to Clackamas County. The successful candidate will have an MLS and four years of post MLS public library experience, with a minimum three years of progressively responsible library administrative experience. Candidate must possess excellent communication skills to inspire and motivate.  Requires demonstratable commitment to a teamwork approach to management and continuing the development of community partnerships. This position requires high energy, a sense of humor and the ability to consider innovative approaches and build consensus on difficult issues.   (See position description for specific duties and responsibilities.)  Successful candidate must pass a pre-employment background/reference check.   To be considered for this position, a qualified applicant must submit a completed City of West Linn employment application and Resume to the Department of Human Resources, at West Linn City Hall, 22500 Salamo Road, West Linn, OR  97068, by February 22, 2013, 4:00 p.m.  Application packets are available on-line at www.westlinnoregon.gov or by request at (503) 657-0331. EEO