Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Library Branch Manager - Windsor Public Library

Library Branch Manager - Windsor Public Library has an excellent opportunity for a full-time ALA-accredited MLS librarian with experience in public library operations to manage its branch library. The Wilson Branch Library is a 4,400 square foot facility in the Wilson neighborhood. It is a vital center for the community and offers a range of innovative programs. To become a successful leader of the branch team the individual will manage the branch budget and facility; select and oversee a collection of materials; assist patrons in person, by phone and via email in the selection and use of library materials and provide professional advice on library issues to senior staff and the Library Director. The incumbent will organize and conduct programs and activities for adults, teens and children as well as special programs including a tutoring program and notary service; prepare a variety of reports; perform community outreach; produce newsletters and press releases; and recruit, hire, motivate and evaluate a part-time staff. Candidates should have 3-5 years public library experience. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. Good oral, written, organizational and communication skills are a must, as well as creativity, comfort with technology and social media, and a solid understanding of library theory. Starting salary range is $55,000-$60,000 commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefit package is included. To apply, please complete an online application, including cover letter and resume, at Deadline for submission of application materials is Friday September 13, 2013 by 5:00 p.m. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce.