Neosho Library Addresses

201 W. Spring Street, Neosho, MO 64850 (417) 451-4231 | Seneca Branch Library 1216 Cherokee - Seneca, Missouri 64865 (417) 776-2705



Position:  Library Director
Location: Neosho Newton County Library
201 W. Spring St.
Neosho, MO 64850

Qualifications:  ALA accredited MLS or Bachelor's Degree with commensurate experience; plus a minimum of 5 years library administration required.

Proven ability in the following:

  • Preparation and management of a balanced budget
  • Ability to work well with staff, board and community
  • Ability to direct strategic, financial and long range planning
  • Supervision and management
Successful candidate will be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends and best practices in library services and embrace rapid technology changes.

Salary:  $50,000 to $65,000 depending on education and experience, plus benefits including health and dental insurance, retirement with Missouri LAGERS, holiday and sick leave, 4 weeks annual vacation.

Please email resume, cover letter and three professional letters of reference to: 

Deadline for applications: August 31, 2015


Newton County is located in the southwest corner of Missouri in the Joplin Metropolitan Statistical Area.  The library serves a population of 56,000 with two locations, staff of 10.4 FTE and has an annual budget of $700,000.  for more information call 417-451-4231.


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