The Board of Trustees of the Keokuk Public Library (KPL) is looking for an engaged, progressive Director with outstanding management abilities and professionalism.  KPL is a Class F Iowa library with a collection size of 123,910 and a staff of 6 FTEs.  


The successful candidate will hold a master’s degree in Library Science, experience in public library administration, staff supervision, and budget development.  The Director needs the ability to create, develop, and implement innovative solutions and initiatives; develop effective and positive working relationships with the community, city leaders, Board of Trustees, and library staff.  Director reports to a nine member appointed board.


Full job description can be found at Salary range $50,000-$65,000 DOQ/DOE.


Candidates need to submit letter of interest, resume, and official transcripts to  Position open until filled. EOE/AA.


Job Descriptions

KPL Job Applications

NOTE: Applications and resumes are kept on file for up to 6 months.

Keokuk Public Library

210 N. 5th Street

Keokuk, IA 52632


Library Hours

Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 7 pm

Friday: 10 am - 5 pm

Saturday: 10 am - 1 pm


Masks Required. 

Limited Capacity - expect a wait time.  

Limit time to 30 minutes.


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