Posted: Nov 14, 2023

Library Director

City of Whitewater - Whitewater, WI
Salary: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Dec 3, 2023
Public Library

Irvin L. Young Memorial Library

Whitewater, Wisconsin

Get ready to expand!  The Board of Trustees is seeking a creative and enthusiastic leader to expand and transform our library.  Guided by our mission to “have the space and the stuff to do the things that you want,” the ILYM Library has raised funds to renovate and add to the library building.  Plans include a 7000 sq. ft. addition, which will provide more public meeting spaces; improved and upgraded connectivity, seating, and lighting; a new makerspace for digital and craft projects; an expanded children’s area and a new teen area.

The Library Director will join a thriving, multicultural community of full-time residents and college students, with many activities for nature and history lovers:

Desired Qualifications include: 

  • Experience with or willingness to work with diverse populations - including Spanish speakers 
  • Ability to maintain an inclusive, safe, and welcoming environment by partnering with schools and other community organizations
  • An interest in new technologies and willingness to evolve with new approaches toward learning and community
  • Experience overseeing the physical and financial aspects of a library expansion project 


Please see the 2023 Strategic Plan Activities for ILYML.

This position reports to the ILYML Board of Trustees, but will collaborate with the Whitewater City Manager. The Board of Trustees will be reviewing applications and candidates until a director is selected. Applications received by December 3rd will receive first consideration.  Salary range $70,000-$90,000.


Click here to see the full position description and apply:  Application Link