July 2, 2014 Job Posting – Van Buren Public Library Director

Description – The Van Buren Public Library is seeking a Library Director.  It is an Indiana Class C Public Library serving a population of under 10,000.  The Library Director is responsible to the board of trustees for the operation and management of all library services and administration.  These include administering library business, formulating policies, bookkeeping, submitting required reports to the Indiana State Library and Indiana State Board of Accounts, supervising employees, purchasing, and overseeing collection development, cataloging, technology, and the care and maintenance of the building and grounds.  The director will be expected to promote excellent public program services and maintain professional relationships with schools, civic organizations and other community entities.

Benefits – This position offers no health insurance or retirement benefits.

Qualifications – The candidate will have to hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree with an Indiana Librarian Certificate 4 (LC4) or have the ability to meet the requirements for that level of certification.

Salary – Commensurate with qualifications and experience and is based upon a 33 hour work week.

Contact – Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Board President, Van Buren Public Library, P.O. Box 405 Van Buren, IN 46991.  Or email to director@vbpl.lib.in.us.

Deadline – Position open until filled.


The Van Buren Public Library serves the residents of Van Buren Township.  Local residents have been enjoying the library’s resources since 1919.  VBPL was established with a donation from the Carnegie Foundation.  We are still operating in the original Carnegie building.

Mission Statement  –  To serve our community by meeting the educational, informational, and recreational interests and needs of all residents, in cooperation with other libraries and community partners.

Staff  –  Director – Position Vacant
Julie Castillo, Library Assistant
Shiloh Banter, Library Assistant

Just a reminder that we have E-Books!  Stop by the library for full details.  To get started visit the eIndiana Digital ConsortiumClick here for an instruction sheet.