Thursday, August 11, 2016

Library Director

The Somers Public Library seeks a creative, enthusiastic Library Director with strong public service skills. The Library Director is responsible for all phases of library operations including budget development and management, preparation of policies and programs, collection development and acquisition of materials, automation and the use of appropriate technology, and oversees the care and maintenance of the library. The Library Director supervises two full-time and 13 part-time staff members and also volunteers. The Library Director must work effectively with the Library Board, town and school administrators, the Friends of the Library, and other community organizations. The library serves a community of 11,451 and is located in the town’s Education Complex. The position requires a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible work in library services, including two years supervisory experience. It is a full-time, non-bargaining position. Dependent upon level of experience and qualifications, the position has a salary range of $62,000-$65,000 as well as a town benefits package. Please see the Position Description for more details and qualifications.Qualified applicants may express their interest by submitting a resume and cover letter by September 14, 2016. By email or mail to:  Operations Manager, Town of Somers, 600 Main Street, P.O. Box 308, Somers, CT 06071 Or by fax  860-763-8228 NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE   EEOC