Consistently ranked among the top one percent of American public libraries both statewide and nationally, The Urbana Free Library (IL) is seeking an Executive Director with the vision and dynamic leadership to move this outstanding library forward to meet the challenges of the transforming role and function of the American public library while building on the solid foundation of the past. The Executive Director manages a dedicated staff of 80 and a $3.5 million budget for this downtown library that has an annual circulation of over 860,000 items. Urbana Illinois is a progressive community located in East Central Illinois and is home to the University of Illinois and the number one ranked library school in the country.
Salary range: Base salary of $90,000 upwards depending on qualifications. Excellent benefits package. EOE. Applications received by January 8, 2014 will receive maximum consideration. For full information and application requirements, see Executive Director Search.
Applications are always accepted: Most vacancies are filled from applications on file, so we encourage you to submit an application whether or not there are current vacancies.
Applications will remain in consideration for six months. See library application form for current wages and descriptions of most part-time jobs.
Questions? Contact the Administration Office at 217-367-4058.