Title: Business Manager
Closing date: December 8, 2023
2024 Salary: $67,415-$77,046

Due to an upcoming retirement, Winnefox Library System is looking for an experienced, organized, and innovative Business Manager. The candidate will be expected to support and supervise Winnefox’s many contractual services, manage the accounting and human resources services for the system, and build relationships with current and future partners. A successful candidate will be an effective communicator with the ability to lead a small team.  

Duties: The Business Manager provides leadership and direction of the accounting, delivery, printing, ordering, and other office functions of the Winnefox Library System. The position currently supervises three full-time office specialists and six part-time delivery drivers. The Winnefox office additionally provides administrative support to the Oshkosh Public Library. The Business Manager is expected to handle financial procedures, manage internal controls, maintain the staff manual and personnel resources, and offer financial and human resources consulting for Winnefox Library System and Oshkosh Public Library. Additionally, the Business Manager oversees Winnefox’s contracts with four other library systems providing accounting and bookkeeping services.  The current job description is listed on the Winnefox website. Specific job duties will be modified based on the candidate’s experience and expertise.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or equivalent experience
  • Two years’ experience with accounting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and QuickBooks
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience
  • Human resources experience
  • Work with libraries, library systems or other non-profits

This is a full-time, exempt position. Winnefox Library System serves 30 libraries in 5 counties in Northeast Wisconsin and candidates are expected to work well with the collaborative and dedicated system team. This position includes health, dental and long-term disability insurance through the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds, Wisconsin Retirement, flexible spending plan, and life insurance. More information about the Winnefox Library System can be found here.

Expected start date will be late January.

Please apply by December 8. Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to sommersmith@winnefox.org.