Monday, August 17, 2015

Public Services Manager – Adult/Teen – The Wethersfield Public Library

Reports to: Library Director Status: Full time (currently 35 hours) Schedule: Flexible to include evenings and weekends Salary Range Begins: $60,047.97 FLSA: Exempt Union/Non Union: Union. As the Public Services Manager you will draw on your expertise to lead a team of professional staff to provide outstanding service to the community of Wethersfield. We are looking for someone who not only is customer focused, forward-thinking, and collaborative but who also shows initiative and helps ensure the delivery of quality results. Examples of duties include: supervision of department personnel, supervise and participate in the Adult and Teen department’s collection development and maintenance as well as programming and outreach, participate in the preparation of the annual budget and grant proposals, manage the interlibrary loan program, provide administrative oversight for the library’s IT, act as liaison to community organizations, groups, and local businesses, and respond to patron needs. This position requires an ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent. Three years of professional experience in a public library setting demonstrating progressively responsible management experience, including supervision of staff. Strong knowledge of library related hardware, software, digital platforms, ILS, website, web and mobile applications, databases, and social media. A valid driver’s license is required. Visit for additional information. Please submit completed application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references, at least one from a direct supervisor to: All submissions must be received no later than 5:00 pm Friday, September 4, 2015. No phone calls please. Candidate must pass a physical, drug testing, and background check. EEO