Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Library Director

Wolcott Public Library. The Board of Trustees of the Wolcott Public Library, serving a community of 16,500 residents, seeks qualified candidates for the position of Library Director. The ideal candidate would possess a strong sense of community, a dedication to public service, a proven track record of leadership, and possess innovative and creative ideas for increasing town outreach through programs and services. Responsibilities: all aspects of library operations, including, but not limited to, supervision of library staff (2 full time/5 part time) and volunteers; library collection of approximately 63,000 items; annual budget of $427,000 FY 2016-2017; expanding library programs and on-line services; active Friends group; community relations; developing a long range plan; maintenance of an architecturally unique library building and grounds. Reports to Library Board of Trustees. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS), Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS), or an equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited program; minimum of 5 years of recent experience in increasingly responsible supervisory, management, administrative, and financial positions in a public library. Degree in business and/or experience in local government, grant writing, reporting to advisory and/or governing board helpful. Pass pre-employment background checks. Salary from $55,000, based on experience and qualifications. Full time position. Benefits. Submit cover letter, including salary expectations, and resume by 10/28/16 to: Library Board of Trustees Search Committee, c/o Amy Desaulniers, Wolcott Town Hall, 10 Kenea Avenue, Wolcott, CT 06716 or email to: adesaulniers@wolcottct.orgEOE/AA