Monday, January 11, 2016

Public Services Manager – Adult/Teen

The Wethersfield Public Library is re-opening the search for the following position 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 Reposting Date: Monday January 4, 2016 Closing Date: Open until filled 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 complete job description and list of qualifications. Please submit completed application, cover letter, resume, and three professional references, at least one from a direct supervisor, to: Open until filled. No phone calls please.  Candidate must pass a physical, drug testing, and background check. EEO