Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Full-Time Library Director - Warehouse Point Library, East Windsor

Full-Time Library Director - Warehouse Point Library, East Windsor, Connecticut. The Board of Trustees of the Library Association of Warehouse Point is seeking a highly motivated Library Director for an independent Library located in East Windsor, Connecticut serving a town of approximately 11,000 residents. The Library Director reports directly to the Board of Trustees and will be responsible for developing, administering, supervising and coordinating the work of the Library and staff. In addition, the Library Director will manage the budget, personnel, fund-raising, and the overall operations of the Library. The Library Director will work in partnership with the Board of Trustees to carry out the mission of the Warehouse Point Library.
     Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Providing leadership for the overall effective and efficient operation and growth of the Library. Recommends, plans and directs the goals, objectives and operations of the Library. Performs a variety of public relations functions designed to inform the public of available Library resources and to promote the use of the Library. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with the public, officials, local libraries and organizations. Represents the Library with the Library System Library Connection Inc. Prepares a preliminary annual Library budget for the Board of Trustees for approval; defends approved budget before the Town Board of Selectman and Town Board of Finance. Responsible for Library materials management. Handles personnel tasks such as training, hiring, performance management, employee work assignments and schedules.
     Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school with at least 3 years or more of progressive library administrative experience with at least 1 year in a supervisory position. Minimum of 2-3 years of experience with budget management. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software preferred. Demonstrated use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram as a means of communication and promoting the Library. Maintaining the Library Website. Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to speak effectively before groups. A commitment to excellence in customer service. Must have a valid driver’s license.
     Salary and Benefits: The annual salary range is $52,000 - $57,000 for a 37.5 hour week. Ability to work a flexible schedule as some evenings and Saturdays required. Paid holidays and sick time. Additional benefits negotiable.
     Interested applicants please email a cover letter and resume with the names of three current references to the Search Committee for the Director of the Warehouse Point Library to: Applications must be received by August 15, 2017 for consideration.