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Director, Ayer Library (Ayer)

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Director of the Ayer Library is responsible for the management of all aspects of the library including services and building maintenance. The Director is to uphold the policies established by the Library Board of Trustees, the stipulations of the Acts of Incorporation of the Ayer Library passed by the legislature in 1894, the regulations of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and local guidelines as they apply to the Ayer Library.

Supervisors
The Director works under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees with considerable latitude for independent judgement and action.

Supervisory Responsibilities
The Director is responsible for supervising all members of staff.

Knowledge and Abilities

In order to effectively fulfill the duties listed, the Director must understand the unique role of the Ayer Library and its status as a corporate library. The Director must be able to effectively develop relevant, engaging customer-centered programs and have comprehensive knowledge related to popular culture, literature, media, educational and technological trends. The Director must be proficient in the use of standard office technology and equipment, and keep current on established library policies and procedures to be applied fairly, evenly, and consistently and exhibit the ability to effectively interpret and implement policy and procedures. The Director must be able to provide customer service to the public in a quick, friendly, and accurate manner, and must be able to work well as both a team member and as an individual. The Director will establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patrons and others in the community.

Qualifications

A Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited university. Previous library experience and supervisory responsibilities are a plus. Technology requirements include knowledge of Evergreen, Microsoft Suite, Google, Envision ware and Muni-billing.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$75,000.00  / year

Salary Notes

Annual salary includes municipal benefits.

Closing Date

May 31, 2022

How to Apply

For the full job description visit https://www.bibliotemps.com/permanent-positions/. Contact BiblioTemps Manager, Amanda Fauver at amanda@masslibsystem.org with questions.

Submit cover letter and resume by May 31, 2022 to bibliotemps@masslibsystem.org, Subject: Ayer Library Director. All submissions will be handled in confidence.

Posted

2022-04-25 |  Quick link to this job