WANTED: Wautoma Library Director

The Wautoma Public Library Board of Trustees seeks a vibrant leader to direct the operations of our library. We are part of the Winnefox Library System and serve a rural community of approximately 2,100, in the heart of Wisconsin.

The City of Wautoma is a recreational community, built for all seasons, featuring many year-round, outdoor activities.

This person will plan, organize, direct, and administer all services and programs of the library.


  • Work with the Board of Trustees to develop policies which identify and address library and community needs
  • Supervise, direct, and formally evaluate library staff on an annual basis
  • Advise the Board of Trustees on library matters and keep it informed of relevant issues and developments at the regional, state, and national levels
  • Manage the library’s budget with the treasurer, president, and Board of Trustees, including preparation and monitoring of an annual budget
  • Proactively seek opportunities to obtain grants from foundations, organizations, and government resources
  • Advocate for and promote the library


  • Eligible for Grade II WI Library Director Certification
  • Three-five years public library experience preferred


  • Full Time
  • Salary Range $37,440 - $43,680 plus a generous benefit package

Qualified applicants should send resume, application*, and cover letter to:

Wautoma Public Library
Attn: Wendy Appel, Board of Trustees President
PO Box 269, 410 West Main Street
Wautoma, WI  54982

*Application form
*Job description

All forms must be received by 5:45 PM, Tuesday, September 5, 2017 for consideration.

The City of Wautoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer.