Thursday, May 25, 2017

Library Director - Willington Public Library

Library Director - The Willington Public Library located in Willington, Connecticut, is currently seeking a qualified Library Director to provide oversight and leadership both within the library and throughout the community. The successful candidate will be responsible for the application of library skills to a variety of technical and/or professional processes in cataloging, book and audio-visual material selection, and reference services. Position is 30 hours per week, and requires attendance at library programs outside of regular working hours (minimum five per calendar year). The Director must work closely with staff, the Library Board, community leaders, and other town departments. Responsibilities include the day-to-day operation of the library, facility management, and supervision of library staff and volunteers. The Director selects and acquires all materials for the library collection and maintains fiscal and budgetary records. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Maintenance of personnel files, preparation of reports, management of the facility usage, ensure computer systems are up to date, and oversight of programs and special events. The director is responsible for the development of a technology plan, which includes creation of a presence on social media platforms. The Director is required to attend monthly board meetings, assist in budget preparations, and attend town meetings to support the proposed budget. Experience with Verso and Quickbooks preferred. Qualifications: 3-5 years in a leadership position at a public library and Master’s Degree in Library Science or a Bachelor’s and the equivalent experience and education. Position scheduled to begin August 1, 2017. Salary: $35,000-$40,000/year plus benefits. To apply please send cover letter and resume to Willington Public Library, 7 Ruby Road, Willington, CT 06279 and complete online Application for Employment at Search open until position is filled.