Monday, April 21, 2014

Deputy Director - Greenwich Library

Deputy Director - Greenwich Library. A great community deserves a great library and a great library deserves a great Deputy Director! Join the Greenwich Library–and its highly talented team of professionals—as its next Deputy Director. Responsibilities. Working under the Library Director, the Deputy Director will be a member of the Library’s leadership team and assist with managing the Library program, implementing policy, developing and implementing long term strategy, and launching initiatives to improve library services for the community. Responsibilities include: supporting the preparation and monitoring of the public/private annual operating and capital budgets; managing library professional and support staff and administering personnel actions and training; recommending changes to improve operations and streamline work processes; working collaboratively to provide quality customer service; attending community and municipal meetings; promoting the strategic plan and policies to community groups, public officials, potential/current donors, and the general public; overseeing community outreach programs; coordinating market research efforts to assess community needs and support the development of new cultural events and programs; and coordinating building maintenance and plans for library security and improvements. See the Greenwich Library Deputy Director Job Description for additional details. Minimum qualifications. A Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university; eight years of related professional experience, preferably working in a union environment; or any combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully perform the requirements of the position. Desired knowledge, skills and abilities include, but are not limited to: a working knowledge of public library administration and budget management; excellent verbal and written communication skills—including the ability to prepare and deliver effective presentations to board/committee members, donors, and the public as needed; familiarity with facilities management; working knowledge of library technology including integrated library systems; good interpersonal skills to develop and maintain cooperative and productive relationships with community groups, current/prospective donors, board/committee members, staff, and the general public; and the ability to think strategically and develop objectives to achieve long-term goals. Compensation. The position offers a starting salary range of $102,700 - $128,375 (placement dependent upon qualifications) and an excellent fringe benefits package. For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. To start the application process, send an in-depth cover letter and your résumé as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury or Jobeth Bradbury on or before the closing date of June 6, 2014. Please allow sufficient time to complete the application process through the Town of Greenwich's Employment Site no later than 4pm, EST, June 6, 2014, for consideration as a candidate. The Town of Greenwich is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce.