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Head of Technical Services

Goshen Public Library is hiring for Department Head of Technical Services

The Library, located in Goshen, Indiana, serves a population of approximately 37,000. The Goshen community is a northern Indiana hub known for its diverse population and welcoming spirit. Goshen is recognized for its vibrant downtown, as well as thriving art, theater, and music scenes. The City is also home to a lively farmer’s market, a long-established co-op market, an award winning micro-brewery, and several notable eateries. Goshen students attend the Goshen Community School system offering opportunities across several curriculums and boasting a 93% graduation rate in 2019. The City is home to Goshen College, a Christian liberal arts school, rooted in servant leadership, global citizenship, and peacemaking.

Goshen Public Library was incorporated in 1900 and by 1902 became the first Carnegie Library in the State of Indiana. Today, the 45,000 square foot library houses materials in excess of 187,000 items, plus offers access to a complete array of digital content to more than 20,000 patrons. Circulation of library materials and attendance at library programs is robust. The library participates in a consortium with the neighboring Elkhart Public Library system sharing several resources including an ILS/catalog. GPL, poised for the future, looks toward multiple 2020 initiatives including strategic planning and space planning.

JOB TITLE: Head of Technical Services

JOB SUMMARY: This full-time, salaried position reports to the Director and is responsible for managing and leading the daily operations and staff of the Technical Services Department at the library. Position includes some evening and weekend work. Position involves membership on the library management team, the collection development committee, and other committees as assigned.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

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BENEFITS:

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY:

Submit resume and letter of interest via mail or email to:

Ann-Margaret Rice, Director
Goshen Public Library
601 South 5th Street
Goshen, IN 46526

amrice@goshenpl.lib.in.us

FIRST PRIORITY DEADLINE:  July 6, 2020

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