Eckhart Public Library
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Eckhart Public Library seeks an innovative Executive director with vision to replace a much admired leader.
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; 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 its 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 Public Library proudly serves over 13,665 community members in partnership with our dedicated board of trustees and staff. The adopted 2023 annual operating budget is just over $1.6 million. Eckhart is one of four public libraries located in DeKalb County, Indiana.
To apply for the Executive Director position, email your resume, cover letter, and references to email@example.com.
Eckhart Public Library welcomes internship opportunities. Those interested in interning at the library can inquire by contacting Executive Director Katie Mullins at firstname.lastname@example.org .