Monday, March 18, 2013

Library Director - Milford Public Library

Library Director - Milford Public Library is seeking a community oriented, adaptive and technically proficient Director to lead a growing, progressive library toward the next generation library. This is a unique opportunity to work in the wonderful shoreline community of Milford, Connecticut, located just 90 minutes outside of New York City. The Director will work with a dynamic Board of Directors, in a team environment composed of 15 full time, dedicated staff members, temporary workers and volunteers, to design and implement programs and services to serve a variety of cultures and age groups. Duties: For a complete job description and application, please visit our website, Click on City Departments, then Personnel, then Employment Opportunities. Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Institution and 7 years public library experience, including five years of increasing administrative experience. Able to effectively administer and supervise the work of the Library, work well with government offices and community organizations, be a visionary for technology and libraries of the future, and act as a community outreach collaborator. Experience with SIRSI DYNIX (or similar) automated book circulation system preferred. Good sense of library public relations and publicity. Salary Range: $83 - $89.6K per year (2% increase scheduled for July 2013). Benefits: Defined benefit pension plan, medical, dental and life insurance. Paid time off includes sick time, personal business time and vacation leave. To Apply: Submit cover letter, three references, completed/signed application, and resume by April 12, 2013 to John O’Connell, Personnel Director, 70 West River Street, Milford, CT 06460, or email