Salt Lake Public Library Selects New Director
From the Salt Lake Tribune:
The long search for an executive director of the Salt Lake City Public Library System is over.
Say hello to John G. Spears, 39, who has been director of the Naperville Public Library in suburban Chicago.
Compensation for the Salt Lake City post includes an annual salary that ranges from $103,000 to $142,000.
Spears, who boasts an impressive résumé and has been director of several libraries, had never been to Salt Lake City until he arrived for an interview last week. It was something like love at first sight.
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Coverage from the Chicago Tribune, “[Naperville] Library director announces resignation”
See Also: Public Libraries: “Salt Lake City Library’s Embattled Director Resigns” (October 29, 2011)
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.