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Library Director, Morrill Memorial (Norwood)

Norwood, MA (30,000 pop.), is seeking a Library Director to provide executive leadership for the library system by directing and managing all operations of the Morrill Memorial Library and overseeing all library services and resources. The Director should be an ambassador for the library, highlighting its successes and communicating its needs.
 
Norwood is an inclusive community that benefits from an excellent location, large business tax base and excellent school system, with close proximity to Boston and Providence. The library’s FY21 budget is nearly $1.9M. The building was last renovated in 2000 and is a hub of activity. Preferred candidates will have 7 years of administrative and supervisory experience, including at least 3 years as a library director or equivalent. Certification by the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners is required upon appointment. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of professional library principles, practices, and services; considerable knowledge of library administration and management; and experience and knowledge in handling diverse type of revenue sources. Familiarity with requirements for participation in the Minuteman system inter-library loan program and eligibility for state grants is preferred. Candidates should enjoy being involved with the community. 
 
The successful candidate will receive an attractive compensation package including health and retirement plans and an annual salary of $108,000-$125,600, DOQ. An MLIS degree is required. Norwood is an EEO/AA employer.
 
For additional information, visit http://www.communityparadigm.com or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at blynch@communityparadigm.com. Position is open until filled. Application materials must be received by October 20, 2020, 5 p.m. EST, for a guaranteed review. Submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, subject line: Norwood Library Director, to: apply@communityparadigm.com.

Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have 7 years of administrative and supervisory experience, including at least 3 years as a library director or equivalent. Certification by the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners is required upon appointment. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of professional library principles, practices, and services; considerable knowledge of library administration and management; and experience and knowledge in handling diverse type of revenue sources. Familiarity with requirements for participation in the Minuteman system inter-library loan program and eligibility for state grants is preferred. Candidates should enjoy being involved with the community. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$108,000-$125,600, DOQ.

Closing Date

Application materials received by 10/20/20, 5 p.m. EST, for a guaranteed review

How to Apply

For additional information, visit http://www.communityparadigm.com or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at blynch@communityparadigm.com. Position is open until filled. Application materials must be received by October 20, 2020, 5 p.m. EST, for a guaranteed review. Submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, subject line: Norwood Library Director, to: apply@communityparadigm.com.

Posted

2020-09-21 |  Quick link to this job