Friday, March 23, 2007

Director - Saxton B. Little Free Library, Columbia

Director - The Board of Directors of the Saxton B. Little Free Library (Columbia, Connecticut) seeks a dynamic, energetic and experienced director with a commitment to quality public library service. The Saxton B. Little Free Library (319 Route 87 Columbia, CT 06237; 860.228.0350;, an association library, has a budget of $300,000. The 4,800 sq. ft. library building is located in Columbia center. The dedicated staff of 7 includes full and part time professionals. The Library has a dedicated Friends group, innovative programming for the community, outreach to local schools and strong community support. Salary range is $50,000+ (commensurate with experience), plus benefits. Minimum Required Qualifications: Master's degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited program with 5 years of progressively responsible library administrative experience including a broad background in finance, administration and operations. Demonstrated ability in: administration of an automated library system, financial planning, personnel administration, and community and intergovernmental relations. Preferred: 3 years as director of a public library; experience in the renovation/expansion of a public library facility. Deadline for applications is April 15, 2007. Send application with three or more references by April 15 2007 to: Noreen Steele, Search Committee Chair, 156 Pine Street, Columbia, CT 06237 or electronically to All questions/inquiries are welcome.