Thursday, March 02, 2017

Executive Director - Libraries Online, Inc. (LION)

Executive Director - Libraries Online, Inc. (LION), Middletown, CT. The LION Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director to lead our active and successful organization in leveraging technology to share, expand, and promote quality, cost-effective information resources and services among our 28 member libraries. LION, a 501(c)(3) organization established in 1982, has a staff of six dedicated IT, library and office professionals. The Executive Director, under the general direction of the Board, has overall responsibility for the efficient and effective administration of all LION operations which include monitoring and evaluating the shared integrated library system (currently Innovative Interfaces’ Sierra system), providing other information technology services, and planning for future development of shared resources. Essential skills include a broad knowledge of automated library systems, advanced technology and problem solving skills, excellent oral and written communication abilities, and administrative experience including planning, evaluation, budgeting, staff management and training. Proven experience reporting to a governing board and success in collaborating with multiple stakeholders are highly desirable. Minimum Qualifications: MLS with 5 years professional library experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Please see the Executive Director Job Description for additional details. Compensation: $94,000 - $100,000 range dependent on experience. Competitive benefits package. To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and 3 contacts for references as a Word or PDF attachment to on or before April 7, 2017.