Thursday, December 18, 2014

Head of Children’s Services - Windsor Public Library

Head of Children’s Services - Windsor Public Library. The Town of Windsor introduces a great opportunity for a full-time Head of Children’s Services to work at our Main Library. Connecticut’s first town is strategically located on the beautiful Farmington and Connecticut Rivers between Hartford and Springfield, Massachusetts and is home to over 29,000 residents and a wide array of local and corporate businesses. The Town of Windsor is an organization made up of diverse individuals who are committed to providing quality service through integrity, responsiveness, innovation, passion, and partnership. To become a successful leader of the busy “Kidspace” team the individual will work with staff to respond to the literacy, learning and recreational interests of children and their caregivers. The starting salary range is $58,000 to $65,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Town employees enjoy a comprehensive benefit package, including but not limited to, health, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, short and long term disability, and a defined contribution retirement plan. The Position: Our successful candidate will supervise a talented part-time staff, plan and conduct innovative programs for children of all ages and manage the children’s collection. Additional duties include budget administration, promotion of children’s services and outreach to school and community groups. Our Ideal Candidate will: Be enthusiastic, team-spirited, motivated, and organized; Communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse customers and coworkers; Have the ability to manage changing priorities and meet deadlines; Be able to work in a fast paced, customer service environment with patience, flexibility and attention to detail; Have a Master’s degree in Library Science with four (4) years of experience in library operations; Have two or more years of supervisory experience (preferred); Comfort with computers, technology and social media; Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed; Be familiar with specific applications (e.g., Innovative Interfaces ILS, Excel, and Publisher) a plus. To apply: Complete an on-line application at and attach a cover letter with salary requirements by Friday, January 9, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE.