JOB TITLE:                                Technology/Assistant Library Director

DEPARTMENT:                        Library

ACCOUNTABLE TO:                 Library Director

2020 PAY GRADE LEVEL:        Grade 19 $53,670.67 (Step A) to $81,346.82 (Step V)

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF POSITION:  Incumbents in this classification are part of the Library's executive team and will work collaboratively to develop and implement a cohesive vision for the Library's future regarding technology, services and other areas that now or will play a role in delivering library services to the public. It is expected that incumbents will be forward-thinking, knowledgeable about library trends, as well as possess an appetite for change, working in a fluid environment and solving problems. Work is performed under administrative review, working with the maximum degree of initiative and judgment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Physical requirements include sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, climbing ladders, and lifting up to 35lbs (greater with assistance). The position requires extensive close work (eyestrain), extensive PC monitoring, on-call status and some travel to meetings.  Work is performed in a controllable atmosphere which may become noisy at times due to library programs.  There may be some exposure to angry or hostile individuals. 


CUSTOMER SERVICE:  This is a front-line position for providing excellent customer service to members of the general public and other City employees.  Personal contact occurs with other employees of the Library, employees of other City departments, and the general public.  Service is provided in person, by mail, by electronic mail, or by telephone contact.  Uses, carries and answers their cell phone for business purposes as determined by the assigned job duties and the department head.

EXAMPLES OF PERFORMANCE CRITERIA AND QUALIFICATIONS:  Maintains a cordial relationship with the public and assists in the effective use of library resources.  The Technology Librarian/Assistant Library Director will establish a good working relationship with the staff and public.  Suggests changes to library policy and procedures.

SUPERVISION - RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS:   Assists the Library Director in managing the staff. 

            EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university, a master’s degree preferred and five (5) years of library experience which includes systems management, networking (LAN and internet), general building operations, and management, and a preference of at least two (2) years of supervisory experience.  The following knowledge, abilities and skills should be demonstrated:


Apply to:


Online: , select “City Government” tab, then “City Employment”

City Finance Office, 239 Wisconsin Ave SW, Huron, SD  57350  605-353-8505

Huron Public Library, 521 Dakota Ave S., Huron, SD  57350  605-353-8530

South Dakota Department of Labor & Resources, 2361 Dakota Ave S., Huron, SD  57350  605-353-7155


Deadline – Open until filled.