Monday, November 04, 2013

Director - Kent Memorial Library, Suffield

Director - Kent Memorial Library, Suffield. Rate of Pay: Competitive. Position Status: Regular FT. This position is responsible for the overseeing the library’s day-to-day operations, its staff and volunteers. The director’s duties will include: Develop organizational operating plan, budget, goals and procedures to assure quality patron service, staffing, library programs and services, community relations, optimum access to the library collection, and enlargement of the collection. Prepare and oversee department’s budget. Set goals and objectives for the Library, monitor progress and forecast trends, analyze needs of the community. Oversee all personnel matters; including but not limited to; interview, hire, schedule and terminate department employees. Oversees selection, weeding, and development of the library’s collection using output measures which support the mission and goals of the library. Provide monthly updates on activities, budget and grants to Commission. Procure grants for library services and capital improvements. Work with the Board of Commissioners and community advisors in crafting a Long-Range Strategic Plan for the Kent Memorial Library. Acts as liaison on fundraising campaigns with the Friends of the Kent Memorial Library and the Suffield Library Foundation. Direct the maintenance of library building and grounds, set priorities that include developing the Capital Budget. The Director will partner with City agencies to enhance the Library’s already strong commitment to cultural competency and diversity programming. For more information, go to: To apply: send a resume, cover letter and three work-related current references to: Kent Memorial Library, c/o Lynne Cigal, Chair, Library Commission, 50 North main St., Suffield, CT 06078 OR Applications must be postmarked no later than December 1, 2013. E.O.E.