Congratulations to Greta Southard, newly appointed as Library Director for the Allen County Public Library in Indiana!



The Board of Trustees of the
Allen County Public Library seeks a collaborative and forward-thinking leader to serve as Library Director. The library serves the community of Allen County, Indiana, with a main facility location in downtown Fort Wayne and 13 branch libraries. This opportunity is available due to the upcoming retirement of the current Library Director, Jeff Krull.

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The Allen County Public Library Director will be expected to:
  • Exhibit superior leadership and library operations skills
  • Lead the staff and the library system in a highly professional manner, fostering teamwork and collaboration
  • Advocate for the library and enthusiastically participate in community events and organizations
  • Be open-minded to imaginative solutions for age-old challenges
This opportunity requires an individual with:
  • A sense of humor, intellectual curiosity, and an openness to new ideas
  • Effective communication skills, including an emphasis on collaborative work
  • Strong leadership with the ability to inspire staff, board and community
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, politically savvy, and the ability to serve as an effective ambassador to the community
Additional Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Must have a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited school
  • Understanding of current and emerging library technology and trends
Salary negotiable based on qualifications. Excellent benefits.

For information on how to apply for this position, please click
here.

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We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities, and will not discriminate against any candidate because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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