The Amery Area Public Library seeks an experienced and energetic leader to direct the operations of their library and strengthen the library as an area destination. The library is a member of the Indianhead Federated Library System & MORE System.

Situated in Northwestern Wisconsin, in Polk County, the City of Amery is home to approximately 2,915 residents who enjoy all that this vibrant community has to offer. Known as the “City of Lakes,” Amery is located just 40 miles northeast of Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota and 70 miles northwest of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

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 collection, managing the library budget, supervising the library staff and promoting the library within the City of Amery and the surrounding area.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for Wisconsin Grade II certification. Three years of library experience or similar experience is required. Library administration experience and/or a Library Master’s Degree are preferred. The ideal candidate shall also possess excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with their staff, the Board, the City of Amery and community organizations. Knowledge of current library practices, technology and trends is required.

Compensation: Starting salary is $45,000-$55,000 (depending on qualifications) with benefits

Please email your resume and cover letter by November 3rd to Library Search Committee at directorsearch@amerylibrary.org