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Library Director, Princeton Public Library (Princeton)

Excellent opportunity for an outgoing and energetic leader who enjoys being part of a vibrant community center in a rural town on the slope of picturesque Wachusett Mountain. 

The Director is responsible for all aspects of library administration, maintaining and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of all library operations while embracing and encouraging emerging technologies.   The Director oversees a staff of 8 (PT). The library serves a population of 3,531 and circulated 42,645 items in FY19.

For complete job description go to http://www.town.princeton.ma.us

Duties:  Staff management, library administration (including services, technology, and programs), budget management, collection development, policy recommendation, strategic planning, oversight of facility maintenance, and public relations (including collaboration with Trustees, Friends, local groups and government entities). 

Attributes:  The Director must be an excellent communicator, and a professional, friendly, and visionary leader who is approachable, flexible and committed to public service.   

Qualifications

Go to http://www.MBLC.state.ma.us for complete guidelines.

Minimum requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree 

Sub-professional Certificate of Librarianship.

Completion of a Basic Library Techniques certificate is expected within 5 years. 

2 years of public library experience including supervisory, budget and collection development or equivalent experience.

Solid understanding and application of existing and emerging technology and an applied knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.

MLS preferred.

Familiarity with CWMARS/Evergreen preferred.

Subject to a satisfactory background check.

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary

$ 41,500 - $ 46,960

Closing Date

July 1, 2020

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send:  Cover letter, resume and names of 3 professional references to:

DirectorSearchPPL@gmail.com

Posted

2020-06-01 |  Quick link to this job