Thursday, September 06, 2012

Assistant Director, Administrative Services - Fairfield Public Library

Assistant Director, Administrative Services - Fairfield Public Library is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Assistant Director- Administrative Services. As a member of the Fairfield Public Library Team you will assist in the execution of the Long Range Plan. You will be an active listener, a team player who thinks quickly on their feet and engages well with others. Your responsibilities include: supervision of the custodians and Senior Circulation Coordinator, enhancement of administrative systems including some budgetary and payroll responsibilities, collection and program development. You are responsible for the daily oversight of the physical plant of the Main Library, the technology plan, management and promotion of some library collections, program execution and any other related duties. You must have 5 or more years of supervisory experience including a proven record working cooperatively with staff, patrons and other community stakeholders. Your familiarity with all aspects of library service will allow you to be proficient at initiating more efficient library processes and procedures. You are a problem solver who is an effective communicator and active listener. You must have experience working with budgets and payroll. Your knowledge and experience working with integrated library management systems and library information technology applications is thorough. You are a great reader who enjoys developing ways to promote library collections. This is a 35 hour per week position, one evening on a public service desk until 9:00 pm and one Saturday a month. Attending meetings, programs or workshops for professional development and community outreach is expected. An MLS from an ALA accredited university and five years of supervisory experience and progressively responsible administration experience. Salary range: $65,700 - $92,441. Good benefits package. 401K deferred compensation plan. Please send cover letter and resume to: Karen Ronald, Town Librarian, Fairfield Public Library: Review of applications will begin September 18th.