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Annual Report РHot off the press РThe January 2023 Annual Report full of highlights from 2022.

Excellence Awards РDo you have a library, trustee, supporter, staff member, or project worthy of an Excellence Award nomination? Learn more about the program and consider making a nomination.

Employment Opportunity РTechnology Consultant

The Southeast Kansas Library System (SEKLS) currently has an opening for a full-time Technology Consultant. Responsibilities include coordinating the work of the Technology Services Department and providing consulting and technical support to member libraries and staff. This position also provides training and planning support to member libraries and encourages the adoption of new and emerging technologies to support the overall improvement of library services. Headquartered in Iola, Kansas, SEKLS is a multi-type regional library system that supports public, academic, special, and school libraries in a 15-county area. Iola is a town of 5,500 full of charm, rural beauty, bike trails, and a performing arts center. Desired qualifications: MLS from an accredited program or comparable combination of education and experience in libraries. Salary range is $55,000 – $59,500. Excellent benefits, including paid health insurance, membership in Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, and paid professional memberships. See a full job description. Send a meaningful cover letter, resume, and a list of at least three (3) professional references to: Sharon Moreland, Director, Southeast Kansas Library System, 218 E. Madison, Iola, KS 66749 or First consideration given to applications received by March 31, 2023. Open until filled.

Newsletter – Stay tuned for the next Newsletter to learn more about our new System Consultant, April Hernandez. April joined us on February 27th from Goddard Public Library in the South Central Library System.

2022 SEKLS Annual Summary – Shared with the Executive Committee January 30, 2022.
This is an overview document written every year to archive the year’s highlights.
2022 SEKLS Statistical Summary – Also shared with the Executive Committee.

Strategic Planning Questionnaire for SEKLS members. Thank you for your input.

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