Library Director -- Meridian Library District

Post date: May 6, 2022

Meridian Library District

Meridian, Idaho

Library Director

Are you ready to lead a highly respected, award-winning library district into its next generation of excellence and innovation? If so, we’d like to hear from you.

Meridian is located in the heart of the Treasure Valley in southwest Idaho, about 10 miles from the state capitol of Boise. Founded in 1893, Meridian now has a population of over 117,000 and is the second-largest and fastest-growing city in Idaho. It is also among the fastest-growing cities in the country. With low unemployment and a high public safety rating, Meridian is repeatedly listed as one of country's best cities to live.

Under policy guidance and direction from the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director performs professional and administrative duties in planning, implementing, and directing library services for the Meridian Library District.

Preferred candidates will have a Master’s in Library Science or Master’s in Library Information Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution and have five years of supervisory and management experience with increasing levels of responsibility. Highly qualified candidates will have:

* Experience in a multi-branch library system.

* Prior experience developing and monitoring library operating and capital budgets.

* Managerial or administrative experience working in a library district.

The Meridian Library District will offer an attractive and competitive salary, within the range of $107,000 - $115,000 commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. In addition, the benefits package includes medical, vision, and dental insurance. Generous vacation and sick leave are also provided.

Learn more about Meridian, the position and how to apply at

Applications are due May 31, 2022.