Now Hiring Library Director

Director, Logan-Hocking County District Library, Logan, OH


The Logan-Hocking County District Library, located at the gateway to Ohio’s Scenic Wonderland, is seeking an Executive Director. The Library is located 50 miles SE of Columbus, OH in the beautiful Hocking Hills, Ohio’s premier state park region. This is a wonderful area to raise a family with all new schools and lots of outdoor activities.  Weekend visitors to the hills are often heard raving about our library as a place to connect to our fast and free Wifi. The Library serves a population of 30,000 residents.


The chosen candidate will be responsible to a seven-member Board of Trustees for the overall management of the Main Library, the Branch Library in Laurelville, and the bookmobile, including employee hiring and firing, facilities management, collection development, circulation, programming, and reference services for all age groups.


The Director manages an operating budget of $900,000 and serves as liaison between the library board and the community at large. The Library currently has 8 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.


Current programs include a popular children’s weekly story hour, local genealogy room, 42 public use computers, movie night, and co-operative agreements with the Bowen House and Hocking County Historical Society for cultural activities.





Bachelor’s degree required, M.L.S. preferred

3-5 years of public library or business management experience preferred

Strong supervisory and organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Willingness to work days, evenings and weekends

Team player





Salary range is $40,000 to $60,000 depending on qualifications and experience

Paid vacation, sick days, personal days and holidays

Individual medical insurance

Member of Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

Ohio Deferred Compensation Program available


Send or email descriptive cover letter outlining how you meet the above qualifications and detailing your goals for the Logan Library for your first 1-5 years and how you intend to achieve them. Include resume and the names and contact info of 3 professional references to Library Director Search Committee, Logan-Hocking County District Library, 230 East Main St., Logan, OH 43138 or email to Background check required prior to employment.


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