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Library Director/Librarian, James E Nichols Memorial Library (Center Harbor, NH)

Library Director – James E Nichols Memorial Library, Center Harbor, NH

Description: The Nichols Library Board of Trustees seeks a self-directed, customer-focused, data-driven, forward-thinking individual who is passionate about libraries and their role in small communities to serve as Library Director. Working under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, this individual will help design and implement a new, innovative service model for our library, expand onsite and virtual programming, and revitalize our patron base, while providing traditional, core library services to the greater Center Harbor community. 

The historic 1910 James E Nichols Memorial Library is located in the small, friendly town of Center Harbor, NH on the shore of beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee, about a 2-hour drive from downtown Boston.

Supervisor: The Library Director is accountable to and reports directly to the Library Board of Trustees. 

Wages: Commensurate with education and experience. This is a part-time, 30 hour/week position for FY 2021. Depending on Library need, possible additional hours for FY 2022 are negotiable and to be determined

Position Closing Date: Open until filled.

Starting Date: Negotiable.

For Additional Details:  If you have any question or for more information and a complete job description, contact the Nichols Library Board of Trustees at chlibtrustee@atlanticbbn.net.  If you would like to speak with us, include your phone number and the best time for us to call you.  To apply, please submit a cover letter, salary history and resume with specific examples of accomplishments. At least three (3) letters of professional reference from employers, supervisors or undergraduate/graduate faculty are required and should be submitted directly to the Trustees at chlibtrustee@atlanticbbn.net. Please, no phone calls to the Library

Qualifications

Master's degree in Library Science or Information Science from an American Library Association accredited degree program preferred. Minimum of five (5) years in library management, non-profit leadership or other relevant experience. Welcomes a challenge. Able to articulate a strong vision of libraries in the future and re-imagine library services. Open to new and different ideas and can think outside of the box. Knowledgeable about NH statutes concerning town libraries, as well as labor law. Recognizes the impact of the Library budget upon residents, especially in a small town, and is able to design, justify and implement services and programs accordingly. Understands budgeting. Values and respects collegial debate. Ability to multi-task, problem-solve and be flexible. Excellent interpersonal skills. Familiarity with current library software (Atriuum) and technologies, as well as virtual programming and social media platforms. Communicates effectively in writing and verbally. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$20.00  / hour

Salary Notes

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Minimum $20/hour.

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, salary history and resume with specific examples of accomplishments to the Nichols Library Board of Trustees at chlibtrustee@atlanticbbn.net.  At least three (3) letters of professional reference from employers, supervisors or undergraduate/graduate faculty are required and should be submitted directly to the Trustees at chlibtrustee@atlanticbbn.net.  Please, no phone calls. 

Posted

2021-08-25 |  Quick link to this job