Title: Library Director

Lewistown Public Library, MT 59457

Open Date: April 8, 2021

Close Date: Open until filled


Job Description

Salary: $40,000/yr (more depending on experience)

Hours: Full Time, Salaried

Benefits: To be discussed at interview



The Library Director performs professional and administrative library functions requiring specialized knowledge in all areas of public library services. This position focuses on management of the Lewistown Public Library, the personnel of the Library, and all programs, activities, and volunteers. The Library Director upholds Montana's Code Annotated, confidentiality laws and maintains the integrity of the Lewistown Public Library.





Must have the knowledge and ability to maintain a balanced and relevant library collection.

Demonstrates good interpersonal skills in meeting with patrons, staff and the community.

Knowledge and experience with computer technology, networking and security. Must obtain a valid Montana Driver's License.



A Master of Library or Information Science, or equivalent Masters. Will consider a Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent experience. A minimum of 2 years of administrative and supervisory experience in a library is preferred. Must earn and maintain State Library Certification.



Able to move around the facility, walk, sit, bend, climb, kneel, carry and stoop; ability to use hand and finger motion with enough dexterity to use computers and handle library items.

Lift up to twenty five pounds, or greater with assistance. Must have specific vision abilities (adjusted) that include close and distance vision with good depth perception.


Referral Instructions

Contact Lewistown Job Service for the complete Library Director Job Description.

Phone: 406-708-7024

Email: LewistownJSC@mt.gov


How to Apply

Submit Cover Letter, Resume, and two letters of reference to Lewistown Job Service, 773 Airport Rd, Lewistown, MT 59457.  

Or email Cover Letter, Resume, and two letters of reference to Lewistown Library Board of Trustees. lewistown.mt.libraryboard@gmail.com


Additional links to research Lewistown, Montana

Lewistown Job Service: montanaworks.gov/job-service-montana

Lewistown Public Library: lewistownlibrary.org

City of Lewistown Government: www.cityoflewistown.com

Lewistown Chamber of Commerce: www.lewistownchamber.com

Enjoy Lewistown – Find Your Center: www.enjoylewistown.com

Hidden Montana: hiddenmt.com  


Employer Name

Lewistown Public Library
701 W. Main St
Lewistown, MT 59457


City of Lewistown
305 W. Watson St
Lewistown, MT 59457