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Library Director, Morse Institute Library (Natick)

Natick, MA (36,000 pop.), is seeking a proactive and visionary leader to serve as the next Director of the Morse Institute Library. The Director oversees and monitors all library operations, including budgeting, personnel management, and facilities management. The Director should be an ambassador for the library, highlighting its successes and communicating its needs.
 
The Morse is a busy service-oriented library that offers robust services, collections and programming. The library’s proposed FY22 budget is nearly $2.39M. The building was last renovated in 1997 and is a hub of activity. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of professional library principles, practices, and services; considerable knowledge of library administration and management; experience in handling diverse types of revenue sources; and have excellent communication skills. Candidates must be able to identify trends, have the ability to interpret community interests and needs, and understand the value of data. Seven years of progressively responsible public library experience, including 5 years of supervisory experience is required. Certification by the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners is required. Familiarity with requirements for participation in the Minuteman system inter-library loan program and eligibility for state grants is preferred. Annual salary is $115,000+/-, DOQ. An MLIS degree is required. Natick is an EEO/AA employer.
 
For additional information, visit 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 April 15, 2021, 3 p.m. EST, for a guaranteed review. Submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, subject: Natick Library Director, to: apply@communityparadigm.com.

Qualifications

Seven years of progressively responsible public library experience, including 5 years of supervisory experience is required. Certification by the Mass. Board of Library Commissioners is required. An MLIS degree is required. Familiarity with requirements for participation in the inter-library loan program and eligibility for state grants is preferred. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

Annual salary is $115,000+/-, DOQ. 

Closing Date

Open until filled. Guaranteed review deadline is April 15, 2021

How to Apply

Submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, subject: Natick Library Director, to: apply@communityparadigm.com.

Posted

2021-03-21 |  Quick link to this job