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Library Director, Town of Winthrop Winthrop Public Library and Museum (Winthrop)

General: The Library Director serves as chief administrator of the Library under direction of the Town Manager and the Board of Trustees and is responsible for all aspects of the Library’s operations including maintenance of the facility and staff supervision. Primary responsibilities involve the overall direction of the Library, staff supervision, budget and report preparation, collection development and materials selection, program development, management, marketing and effective interfacing with community groups and boards. Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates day-to-day aspects of municipal library services to ensure their highest quality and to maximize cost-effectiveness. Performs a variety of complex professional administrative and supervisory duties requiring leadership, independent judgment, technical expertise in all areas of library/information science as well as general personnel and fiscal management, planning, policy and building development, marketing and public relations.

For a more detailed job description please go to: https://www.town.winthrop.ma.us/human-resources >Employment Opportunities 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science (MLS, MLIS) from an ALA accredited School of Library Science and 5 years of experience in professional library work including a minimum of three years public library supervisory experience. In addition they should have a knowledge of automated library services, knowledge of emergent library technologies and library services, plus a superior customer service attitude and demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Must strive to be an active member of the community. This person will be the face of the Library to our town of Winthrop. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$70,000.00-$80,000.00

Closing Date

February 1, 2021

How to Apply

For a more detailed job description please go to: https://www.town.winthrop.ma.us/human-resources >Employment Opportunities 

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references to Board of Trustees Chairman, Ron Bergman – ronbergman.winthrop@gmail.com

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2021-01-11 |  Quick link to this job