Limited Opening By Appointment

Library Director Position Available

JOB POSTING:

The Millington Arbela District Library is ac­cept­ing re­sumes for the po­si­tion of Library Director.

Description: The Millington Arbela District Library is a Class III li­brary serv­ing a pop­u­la­tion of over 7,400 in the Village of Millington and Millington and Arbela Townships. Millington is a charm­ing rural com­mu­nity lo­cated in the Thumb of Michigan yet con­ve­niently lo­cated to the Saginaw, Flint, and Bay City ar­eas. The Southern Links Trailway trail head is lo­cated two blocks from the li­brary and brings a va­ri­ety of recre­ational op­por­tu­ni­ties. The Village and sur­round­ing ar­eas have many quaint an­tique shops and lo­cal eater­ies.

The li­brary is open 57 hours, six days a week with a staff of 9 and an ap­prox­i­mate an­nual bud­get of $200,000. The Millington Arbela District Library is a mem­ber of the White Pine Library Cooperative. 

The Board is seek­ing a dy­namic, pos­i­tive in­di­vid­ual to lead the li­brary. The suc­cess­ful can­di­date will be a hands-​on” ad­min­is­tra­tor, be vis­i­ble in the li­brary and in the com­mu­nity, have a vi­sion for li­brary ser­vice, and have the abil­ity to ar­tic­u­late that vi­sion to the Board, the staff, and the pub­lic. Candidates will have strong tech­nol­ogy skills and a vi­sion for the use of tech­nol­ogy in pro­vid­ing li­brary ser­vices, be an ex­cel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tor, and have ex­pe­ri­ence in man­ag­ing and di­rect­ing em­ploy­ees. Candidates should also be able to demon­strate cus­tomer ser­vice fo­cus, fi­nan­cial man­age­ment ex­per­tise, and strong Board re­la­tions. A com­plete job de­scrip­tion is avail­able at http://​milling​ton​li​brary​.info/​l​i​b​r​a​r​y​-​d​i​r​e​c​t​o​r​-​j​o​b​-​d​e​s​c​r​i​p​t​i​on/

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s de­gree
• Ability to ob­tain a Level 3 cer­ti­fi­ca­tion from Library of Michigan within 1 year of hire date. 

Preferred:
• A min­i­mum of 2 years of pro­gres­sively re­spon­si­ble pub­lic li­brary ex­pe­ri­ence.
• Knowledge of cur­rent pub­lic li­brary prin­ci­ples, meth­ods and prac­tices and will pos­sess the abil­ity to es­tab­lish and main­tain ef­fec­tive work­ing re­la­tion­ships with com­mu­nity lead­ers, pub­lic of­fi­cials, pro­fes­sional groups, li­brary em­ploy­ees and the gen­eral pub­lic.
• A work­ing knowl­edge of bud­get prepa­ra­tion, use of QuickBooks soft­ware, grant writ­ing, and fundrais­ing.

Salary Range: $34,000-$40,000 (de­pend­ing on qual­i­fi­ca­tions and ex­pe­ri­ence). Benefit pack­age in­cludes paid hol­i­days, va­ca­tion, per­sonal days, health in­sur­ance and re­tire­ment.

Contact: The Millington Arbela District Library is an equal op­por­tu­nity em­ployer. Deadline for ap­pli­ca­tions is October 30, 2020. Interested in­di­vid­u­als should send a cover let­ter, a re­sume, and con­tact in­for­ma­tion for three ref­er­ences to: millingtondirectorsearch@​gmail.​com

October Virtual Board Meeting

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL BOARD MEETING TO BE HELD OCTOBER 5TH

Time: October 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm 

Join Zoom Meeting

Electronic re­mote ac­cess, in ac­cor­dance with the Michigan Governor’s Executive Order , 2020-​154 will be im­ple­mented in re­sponse to COVID-​19 so­cial dis­tanc­ing re­quire­ments and Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-​115. The pub­lic may par­tic­i­pate in the meet­ing through Zoom ac­cess by com­puter and smart phone us­ing the fol­low­ing link:

https://​us02web​.zoom​.us/​j​/​86415425530​?​p​w​d​=​T​S​9​y​c​m​M​0​R​V​V​5​T​j​l​L​e​k​1​D​U​X​g​z​Q​W​x​m​d​z09

Meeting ID: 864 1542 5530

Password: 716906

By phone:

1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 864 1542 5530

Password: 716906

Members of the pub­lic will only be able to speak dur­ing the pub­lic com­ment por­tion of the meet­ing and such com­ment will be lim­ited to three min­utes per per­son. To pro­vide for or­derly pub­lic par­tic­i­pa­tion, a per­son wish­ing to speak must state their name and re­quest to be rec­og­nized by the Library Board President. The Library Board President will rec­og­nize all per­sons wish­ing to speak dur­ing pub­lic com­ment. The Millington Arbela District Library will pro­vide nec­es­sary rea­son­able aux­il­iary aids and ser­vices to in­di­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties at the meet­ing upon 72 hour ad­vance no­tice by con­tact­ing Amy Beckman, Interim Director by email or phone listed be­low. 

For as­sis­tance, please email director@​millingtonlibrary.​info or call the li­brary at 989.871.2003

September Virtual Board Meeting

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL BOARD MEETING TO BE HELD SEPTEMBER 14TH

Time: September 14, 2020 7:00PM 

Join Zoom Meeting

Electronic re­mote ac­cess, in ac­cor­dance with the Michigan Governor’s Executive Order , 2020-​154 will be im­ple­mented in re­sponse to COVID-​19 so­cial dis­tanc­ing re­quire­ments and Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-​115. The pub­lic may par­tic­i­pate in the meet­ing through Zoom ac­cess by com­puter and smart phone us­ing the fol­low­ing link:

https://​us02web​.zoom​.us/​j​/​86168367125​?​p​w​d​=​Q​W​9​m​N​3​R​v​V​W​85​e​E​Z​U​V​G​50​L​0​Z​B​d​V​J​s​Q​T09

Meeting ID: 861 6836 7125

Password: 984587

By phone:

1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 861 6836 7125

Password: 984587

Members of the pub­lic will only be able to speak dur­ing the pub­lic com­ment por­tion of the meet­ing and such com­ment will be lim­ited to three min­utes per per­son. To pro­vide for or­derly pub­lic par­tic­i­pa­tion, a per­son wish­ing to speak must state their name and re­quest to be rec­og­nized by the Library Board President. The Library Board President will rec­og­nize all per­sons wish­ing to speak dur­ing pub­lic com­ment. The Millington Arbela District Library will pro­vide nec­es­sary rea­son­able aux­il­iary aids and ser­vices to in­di­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties at the meet­ing upon 72 hour ad­vance no­tice by con­tact­ing Amy Beckman, Interim Director by email or phone listed be­low. 

For as­sis­tance, please email director@​millingtonlibrary.​info or call the li­brary at 989.871.2003

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