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Search for library director extended until October 8

Posted by Tracie Merrill, Library Board member on September 8, 2012

Position available: Library director

The Seldovia Public Library Board of Directors is seeking interested persons for the position of library director.

The position requires approximately 10-15 hours a week on a flexible schedule. This is a volunteer position that provides no salary.

Requirements are that you: reside in the Seldovia area, be 18 years of age or older, be a Seldovia Public Library Card holder, and have an interest in the library.

The library director will:

  • maintain membership in the Alaska Library Association and meet the continuing education requirements under the library’s operating grant from the State of Alaska;
  • be responsible for collection development: selecting and purchasing new materials and removing outdated materials from the library collection;
  • develop, revise, and work within an annual budget determined by the state operating grant regulations;
  • write and revise the annual state operating grant and report annually to the state on library operations as required under grant terms;
  • maintain the corporate licensure;
  • participate in fund raising;
  • recruit, manage, and schedule volunteers for staffing;
  • handle circulation database maintenance and web presence;
  • attend board meetings, report to the board on all areas of library operations and serve as a non-voting member of the board;
  • work with other local entities to produce joint programs of interest to the community;
  • other such tasks/special projects as the board might assign and are needed.

Letters of interest should be sent to the library board either by email to or by mail to Seldovia Public Library–att: Library Board, PO Drawer H, Seldovia, AK 99663 no later than October 8, 2012.

Questions? Contact the library board at


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