Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Technical Services Head - Waterford Public Library

Technical Services Head - Waterford Public Library. If you have an MLS, professional library experience and strong supervisory and managerial skills, consider this opportunity in southeastern Connecticut! The Waterford Public Library seeks a proven leader for the position of Technical Services department head. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration and management of Technical Services department and for the maintenance and development of the adult materials collection, including selection of new adult books and media. Duties also include copycat and original cataloging and classifying of adult materials and supervising the cataloging and processing performed by subordinate staff and vendors. S/he must demonstrate knowledge of the mission of the public library in the 21st century and be aware of new technologies and their applications. Masters in Library Science plus 3 years library and supervisory experience required. Strong working knowledge of bibliographic maintenance standards including Dewey Decimal classification, MARC and AACR2. Experience with an integrated library system is essential, SIRSI/DNYNIX a plus. Starting salary $50,638 - $59,249. Excellent benefits. To apply, please send application (available in PDF at or by calling 860-444-5832), with letter expressing interest by Friday, December 29, 2006 at 4 pm to Director of Human Resources, Town of Waterford, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385. EOE.