Thursday, January 10, 2013

Director - Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Branford

Director - Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library, Branford. Supervisors Union. $66,542 - &73,196. Essential Functions: The purposes of this position are to plan, direct, administer, implement, manage and supervise all the services and activities provided by the Library and to oversee the maintenance of the Library building and equipment. This position also evaluates the needs of the various populations it serves and seeks out new ideas and methods to provide the appropriate services. The Library Director exercises considerable independent judgment in administering and managing the department and is responsible for maintaining and improving upon the efficiency of and effectiveness of all areas under his/her direction and control. Qualification Requirements: The qualifications required would generally be acquired with a Master of Library Science Degree and over five years if increasingly responsible professional library experience, including three years in a supervisory position of a public library major department or as a director of a smaller public library; or an equivalent combination of education, work experience and training. Selection Process: The Town of Branford reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be considered for this position. The files of all qualified candidates will be considered for the position. The files of all qualified candidates will be maintained for a minimum of six months from the announcement date, and the qualified candidates will be considered for the same or similar positions which may become available during this timeframe. All candidates not employed by the Town of Branford, prior to employment, must successfully pass the post-offer medical examination, which includes a substance abuse test given at the Town’s expense. The Town of Branford conducts background investigations for all positions prior to hiring. Refusal to sign the release for will terminate the candidate from further consideration. Application forms and position descriptions are available at: Town of Branford Website, Human Resources Department, Branford Town Hall, Second Floor, 1019 Main Street, P.O. Box 150, Branford, CT 06405. Telephone: (203) 315-0628. The Town of Branford is dedicated to diversity and equal opportunity employment.