Library Director

The Hudson Area Joint Library (service population: 30,000) seeks a creative and energetic leader with an open collaborative spirit to plan, direct, and coordinate all library activities.

The successful candidate will have excellent communications skills, innovative approaches for organizing and problem solving, and knowledge of library best practices, trends, budgeting and technology.

This position requires working with four municipalities (City of Hudson, Town of Hudson, Town of St. Joseph, and Village of North Hudson) represented by an eight-member board.

Job responsibilities also include developing marketing strategies and partnering with library support organizations, area community groups and businesses.

Candidate requirements: Master’s degree in Library Studies from ALA accredited university and eligibility for a Grade I Wisconsin Library Certificate. Three years public library experience is preferred. A complete job description is included as part of the application material.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.  Benefits include health insurance and a retirement plan.

Applicants MUST use the City’s application form. The application material and a position description are available at the main reception desk at City Hall, 505 Third Street, Hudson or on the City of Hudson’s website: www.ci.hudson.wi.us in the City Employment section. Applicants must also complete a supplemental questionnaire that is included in the application material.  A pre-employment background check will be required.

Please submit the following items either in person or by mail, in a sealed envelope, addressed to: Library Director Application, c/o Devin Willi, City of Hudson, 505 Third Street, Hudson, WI 54016:

1.    Cover letter
2.    Current resume
3.    City of Hudson job application – please complete all questions. (Do not say “see resume” on any part of the application).
4.    Supplemental Questionnaire
5.    Copy of your transcripts
6.    List of three references

In the alternative, applicants may submit one PDF document of all requested material to City Administrator Devin Willi at dwilli@ci.hudson.wi.us.

Deadline for submitting applications is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2015.

Prior to the application deadline, questions about the application process can be directed to Devin Willi at (715) 386-4765, ext. 136 or at the email address above.

Please do not contact City or Library staff or Library Board members regarding your status  during the hiring process. All candidates will receive notification of their status as the recruitment continues.


Library Director application packet (PDF)

Employment application (PDF fillable)

Employment application (Microsoft Word)

Supplemental Questionnaire (Microsoft Word)