Monday, February 06, 2012

Assistant Director - East Lyme Public Library

Assistant Director - The East Lyme Public Library seeks a full time Assistant Director. We are seeking an innovative leader with exceptional interpersonal skills, technological proficiency, and managerial experience, preferably in a public library setting. Responsibilities include: scheduling of all staff members, assisting in enforcement of library policies, arranging adult programming, print, serial and audio visual collection development, publication of newsletter three times a year, management of online databases, writing parts of annual report, scheduling of events, some reference desk coverage, staff supervision and training, coordination of payroll forms, managing volunteer applications and work, and other duties as assigned. Must be able to articulate the purpose of the public library to a wide variety of constituents. Full job description available on our web page at Some evenings and weekend hours involved. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s in Library or Information Science and successful professional record of accomplishment, preferably in a public library setting. A master’s in a related field with substantial public library experience will also be considered. Preferred qualifications include grant writing, understanding the budget process, and use of statistical data to back up library operations. Salary range $51,415-59,059, anticipated start date July 1, 2012. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by February 29, 2012 to: Assistant Director Search, East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT 06357, or e-mail documents to No phone calls or in person drop offs will be considered.