Library Director

Dolores Public Library
January 9, 2020
Dolores, Colorado
Job Type
1002 Railroad Avenue
Contact Name (not public)
Diana Donohue


The Director serves as the Chief Executive officer of the Library District and administers all day-to-day operations of the library including administrative functions (60%), personnel management (20%), collection/circulation (10%), and programs/marketing (10%). Fundraising plays a minor role in the overall job responsibilities of the Director. The Director works under the general direction of and in collaboration with the Board of Trustees. The Director must be knowledgeable about current library science and technology and possess strong organizational, decision-making, supervisory, grant-writing, and marketing skills. The Director must provide both individual and team leadership to a small, committed and experienced staff. The Director is also an active community member, networking and collaborating with the local schools, businesses, and local government.


Job Qualifications

Experience working for a library district preferred. Must have excellent customer service skills. Experience with technology and personnel management desired. Work experience and/or professional skills in accounting, budgeting, HR functions, and facilities management are highly desirable.

Education or Formal Training

At a minimum, a candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in library science or non-profit administration or education or a related field and experience working as a librarian or significant work experience in public service or nonprofits.

How To Apply

A complete application includes a cover letter and resume submitted in PDF format to Three professional references will be requested should you be a finalist. Applications accepted through March 15, 2020. Anticipated start date is early to mid-June 2020. A complete job description is available at

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