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Executive Director, Library Connection, Inc (Windsor, CT)

Library Connection Inc. (LCI) is seeking an experienced and innovative Executive Director to provide leadership and support for administration of an automated library system (Innovative Interfaces) and transit service serving a 30 member (29 public, 1 academic) consortium headquartered in Windsor, CT. The successful candidate will exhibit dynamic communication, consensus building, advocacy and problem-solving skills and a commitment to responding to rapidly changing library service needs in the face of challenging fiscal realities. With a dedicated, skilled staff of seven and a $1.2 million annual operating budget, the Executive Director will provide the vision and guidance necessary for LCI to excel in areas such as strategic planning, marketing, content creation and technologies.

Responsibilities: The Executive Director reports to the LCI Board of Directors and is responsible for all administrative aspects of LCI’s member services, staff, and daily operations. Key areas of responsibility are: staff administration; all fiduciary responsibilities related to a non-profit organization; and services and operations related to member libraries, vendors, staff and other key stakeholders. For a complete description, please see the LCI Executive Director Position Description.


Qualifications: The skills and knowledge required include a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program and a minimum of 8-10 years of progressively responsible library experience, including at least 5 years in a managerial position, and a proactive leadership style. A second Master’s degree in Business Administration or Public Administration is desirable. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable record of achievement, strong project and time management skills, experience in budgeting, marketing and strategic planning, customer service oriented work habits, and substantial diplomatic and consensus building skills. Experience with Innovative Interfaces software products and consortia, along with evidence of engagement in the broader library community, is preferred.

Full/Part Time

Full Time





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How to Apply

Applications received by November 1, 2019 will receive first consideration. To find out more about Library Connection, please visit To see the complete job posting, job description and to apply, please use the online application portal. Library Connection, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA


2019-10-08 |  Quick link to this job