Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Library Director

First Church of Christ Congregational, 12 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107 First Church, UCC, in West Hartford, CT is proud to be home to an exceptional state-of-the-art Resource Center, the John P. Webster Library.  Founded in 1978, the Library has become widely known and sought out for its unique niche in supporting progressive Christian spirituality.  The Library was rededicated in 2016 following a complete renovation of its facility. The Library offers a place of fellowship, faith formation, and programs consistent with the vision and ministry of First Church.  This includes being a regional platform of outreach to the greater Hartford community as well as a service to the members of the congregation.  Welcoming, comfortable, intergenerational and dynamic, the Library fosters an inclusive setting for lively faith in this new era of religious seeking. The ideal candidate to join us will have a true heart for ministry and a passion for sharing resources and ideas with people across generations.  As Director, she/he will oversee the operation of the library, including management of several library staff.  The candidate will have a vision for our library and develop, implement, promote and market programs.  She/he will be an integral part of the church’s ministry and will work collaboratively with the church staff.  The candidate will understand current technologies as appropriate to the operation of the library.  We look forward to welcoming a Director who will help us continue our tradition of hospitality. This is a full-time exempt position with competitive salary and benefits. Please visit our website at:   Interested candidates are encouraged to send a resume, profile and/or letters of interest to: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. September 1, 2016  is anticipated as the starting date.