Muskegon Area District Library (West Michigan Lakeshore)

Your adventure starts here! Make a difference on the West Michigan Lakeshore as the new Library Director for the Muskegon Area District Library, headquartered in Muskegon County. The Library’s Board of Trustees seeks an innovative and experienced Director to implement an exciting vision for the library and its many constituencies. MADL serves 105,852 residents in 19 municipalities and townships with its mission to connect a diverse community to resources and services that educate, inform, enrich, and entertain. Governed by an eight-member Board of Trustees appointed by the local townships, the 11 library locations provide excellent services and programs with 57 staff (42 FTEs) and a $4.5 million annual budget. MADL shares a catalog, resources, and delivery system with other members of the Lakeland Library Cooperative. Key initiatives include developing and fostering a great work environment, managing taxpayer funds to meet the needs of the community, preparing for an upcoming millage renewal, negotiating a renewal for a current union contract, and keeping the library relevant as the public’s needs change.