Careers & Internships

Eckhart Public Library

Careers & Internships


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Eckhart Public Library is excited to accept applications for the positions listed below.

Eckhart Public Library is also always seeking new volunteers!

Executive Director

Eckhart Public Library seeks an innovative Executive Director with vision and initiative to

replace a much admired leader who has served since 1992.

Our new Executive Director will lead us in future library trends and facilitate our evolving role

within the Auburn and DeKalb County community to provide access, creativity, and discovery at

all stages of life.

The ideal candidate is an effective, flexible leader with strong people and communication skills

to provide leadership and administrative management that ensures excellent customer service

and library access to all individuals within the library’s service area. Eckhart has been very

successful in building a library campus by developing meaningful relationships with community

members, businesses, and organizations that contribute to the advancement of the library in

achieving its mission.

The Executive Director will be expected to maintain and cultivate these long lasting

partnerships and continue the Library’s fund raising and development efforts. Key initiatives

includes implementing a new strategic plan; developing strong positive relationships with

community members, library users, stakeholders, and staff that fosters trust, integrity, respect

and teamwork; and establishing progressive and inclusive library programs and services.

Eckhart Public Library is ideally located in the charming city of Auburn located in Northeastern

Indiana. Proudly known as the “Home of the Classics,” Auburn celebrates it rich cultural history

dating back to the early 1900s automobile industry. Auburn is also a city prided on progress

with a keen focus towards the business, art and cultural, educational, and economic

opportunities of the future for every resident.

Eckhart Library is proud to serve 13,665 community members in partnership with our dedicated

board of trustees and staff. The adopted 2022 annual operating budget is just over $1.5 million.

Eckhart is one of four public libraries located within DeKalb County, Indiana.

To apply for the Executive Director position email your resume, cover letter, and references to dirsearch@epl.lib.in.us.

Janitorial Specialist

The Janitorial Specialist ensures that Eckhart Public Library patrons and staff have access to clean and orderly buildings across the Eckhart Public Library campus. To apply, send your references, a cover letter and resume to Janelle Graber at jhgraber@epl.lib.in.us

Internships

Eckhart Public Library welcomes internship opportunities. Those interested in interning at the library can inquire by contacting Janelle Graber.