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Colville Library Manager

Deadline: 'open until filled' - review of applications begins January 24, 2017


SALARY: $45,822 – $56,264 per year

BENEFITS: Social Security, retirement, life, medical, dental and optical insurance; paid vacation and sick leave.

WORKING HOURS: 40 hours per week, with some evening and possible weekend hours.

LOCATION: Colville, Washington.  Visit the Colville Chamber of Commerce at for more regional information.

DUTIES: The Colville Library Manager is a full-time highly responsible management and front line public service job involving planning, directing, and supervising patron services for a rural community library facility in accordance with established policies and procedures.  The position will include coordinating and overseeing outreach to area schools, technology support, programming for a variety of ages, collection development, staff training, community involvement, participation on a website development committee, and public speaking.  The ideal candidate will be able to multi-task and work efficiently under pressure, display passion for providing access to information in a variety of formats and demonstrate interest in serving rural communities.  The Colville Library Manager has some leadership roles on district-wide projects and will assist with coordination of library service throughout the region. 

The Libraries of Stevens County is one of the newest and most exciting library systems in Eastern Washington.  Staff are dedicated to providing library access to a far-flung population and are not shy to get creative about ways to accomplish that goal. The Colville Library is the largest of the eight libraries in the library district and Colville is the largest community in the tri-county area of northeastern Washington and the county-seat of Stevens County.  The area is famous for its natural beauty and includes the forested Selkirk Mountains, Lake Roosevelt National Recreation area, 49 Degrees North Ski hill (the largest ski area in Washington State) and numerous lakes and streams. 


1.  MLS Degree from an ALA accredited school of librarianship and/or WA State Certification as a Librarian, or other appropriate degree.

2.  At least three years of related full-time work experience including supervisory experience, and at least one year of related fulltime library employment, or comparable experience.


Please submit: 
-   Libraries of Stevens County employment application
-   Signed cover letter addressing your work experience related to the skills and abilities
    required for this position   

-   Resume
-   Three references

Completed application materials may be submitted through the mail, email or dropped off to:

Becca Moore, Administrative Assistant
Stevens County Rural Library District
4008 Cedar Street
PO Box 744
Loon Lake, WA 99148

JOB BEGINS: As soon after hiring as possible. 

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