Friday, January 24, 2014

Library Director - New Milford Public Library

Library Director - New Milford Public Library. Salary: $68,000 to $75,000. The New Milford Public Library seeks an innovative director with superb communications skills and strong public service orientation. The Director is responsible for all phases of library operations including budget development and management, purchasing, supervision of staff of 25, and oversight of building/grounds. The Library serves a community of 29,000 in Connecticut’s geographically largest town. The ideal candidate will hold a graduate level degree in Library and Information Science or a related field, combined with significant leadership experience in library services. A clear, creative vision for the role of the public library, the changing nature of information technology, services and resources (including physical needs) as well as a demonstrated ability to publically represent the Library are required. She or he will possess outstanding management, communication and interpersonal skills, a creative approach to problem solving, and a strong commitment to teambuilding, networking, staff development and maintaining the Library’s welcoming environment. The Director reports to the Library Board and works closely with Friends and volunteers. For full consideration send your resume (PDF format please) and cover letter to no later than March 8, 2014. The New Milford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.