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Library Director, Montague Public libraries (Montague)

The Board of Trustees of the Montague Public Libraries seeks an innovative, dynamic, and experienced library professional to serve as Library Director. The Town of Montague comprises five villages, the three largest of which each has its own library: the Carnegie Library in Turners Falls and branches in Millers Falls and Montague Center. The Director is responsible for managing and operating these three libraries, administering an FY22 annual budget of $438,000 and serving a community of 8,300 people. The Director will have a significant impact on the libraries' future development as they evolve to keep pace with 21st century needs. Working closely with the Board of Library Trustees and town administration, the Director oversees and monitors all library operations, including service delivery, personnel management, budgeting, strategic planning, and facilities management.  The Director works 35 hours/week and is required to work outside of normal business hours, including frequent evening meetings and covering shifts as needed.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, as well as knowledge of public library and general management principles, collection development, and library technology. MLS from an ALA accredited college or university is strongly preferred. Progressively responsible library experience, including five years of full time administrative and supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary

$62,170 – $76,139

Closing Date

Friday, July 30th, 2021

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of interest, résumé, town employment and CORI application, and three professional references to: montaguelibrarytrustees@gmail.com.  More information about the three libraries, and the town employment and CORI applications are available at montaguepubliclibraries.org.  If you have questions or need more information, please email the Library Trustees at montaguelibrarytrustees@gmail.com.

Posted

2021-07-02 |  Quick link to this job