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Library Director, Princeton Public Library (Princeton)

Excellent opportunity for an outgoing and energetic leader who enjoys being part of a vibrant community center in a rural town on the slope of picturesque Wachusett Mountain. 

The Director is responsible for all aspects of library administration, maintaining and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of all library operations while embracing and encouraging emerging technologies.    The Director oversees a staff of 8 (PT).  The library serves a population of 3,495 and has holdings of nearly 200,000.

For complete job description go to http://www.town.princeton.ma.us

Duties:   Staff management, library administration (including services, technology, and programs), budget management, collection development, policy recommendation, strategic planning, oversight of facility maintenance, and public relations (including collaboration with Trustees, Friends, local groups and government entities). 

Attributes:  The Director must be an excellent communicator, and a professional, friendly, and visionary leader who is approachable, flexible and committed to public service.   



For complete job description go to http://www.town.princeton.ma.us

Qualifications

Go to http://www.MBLC.state.ma.us for complete guidelines.

Minimum requirements:

-Bachelor’s Degree 

-Sub-professional Certificate of Librarianship.

-Completion of a Basic Library Techniques certificate is expected within 5 years. 

2 years of public library experience including supervisory, budget and collection development or equivalent experience.

Solid understanding and application of existing and emerging technology and an applied knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.

MLS preferred.

Familiarity with CWMARS preferred.

Subject to a satisfactory background check.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary Range

$42,500.00 - $47,500.00  / year

Salary Notes

This is a salaried position requiring 28 hours/week

Closing Date

July 22, 2022

How to Apply

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Send:  Cover letter, resume and names of 3 professional references to:

DirectorSearchPPL@gmail.com

Posted

2022-06-22 |  Quick link to this job