Ashland Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an innovative and progressive librarian for the
position of Executive Director. The Ashland Public Library staff and board are dedicated to an
outstanding customer experience. The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate
high energy, a commitment to high levels of both traditional and innovative library service,
strong leadership skills, and a willingness to pursue new ideas and approaches to community
services. Candidates should have both individual and team leadership skills and a commitment
to the core values of librarianship.

The Ashland Public Library is located in the college community of Ashland, Ohio. Ashland is
located almost equidistant between Columbus and Cleveland. Our library serves a population
of 47,000; FY 2016 budget of $1,646,394, annual circulation of 525,864, staff of 16 FTE’s. The
Ashland Public Library’s governing body is an active Board of Trustees, appointed by the Ashland
City School Board.

Applicants with an MLIS and at least 3 years of library management experience will be given
preference. Strong consideration will be given to those candidates with demonstrated experience
in marketing, human resources, fiscal responsibility, communications, and problem solving.
The base salary for this position is $63,000, but is dependent on experience and education.
The library offers a competitive benefits package. Applications received before July 7 will receive
priority consideration. 

Please send cover letter, resume, and three written references to:
Lynda Murray

Additional Information:

Full Position Description

2017-2018 Strategic Plan

Board Packet Sample 



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