Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Library Director - Durham Public Library

Library Director - Durham Public Library. The Board of Trustees of the Durham Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, community oriented, and technically proficient Director who will continue to develop the Library’s role as the cornerstone of the community’s intellectual and cultural life, as well as provide strategic direction for the Library’s future. The Director is responsible to the Library Board of Trustees for administration of the library operation, including: the hiring and retention of staff; development and maintenance of collections of print and non-print materials and access to online resources; maintenance and improvement of physical plant, equipment, and grounds; planning for ongoing program development; budgeting and financial management; communication and working relationships with Town government, community organizations and media; cooperative liaison with other libraries and agencies relevant to the delivery of library services. Qualifications include: Masters Degree in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited institution; minimum of six years of increasingly advanced public library administrative experience, including management of library support and professional staff; demonstrated experience in providing leadership. Competitive salary and benefits. Cover letter, resume and three references to rjeriksen@aol.com by May 15, 2013.