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Assistant Director, Winchester Public Library (Winchester)

POSTING EXTENDED!

The Winchester Public Library is seeking an experienced, technically-skilled and well-organized professional librarian to assist the Library Director in administrative and supervisory duties in the management of the Library. Position reports to the Library Director.

Duties of the Assistant Director include but are not limited to:
 overseeing the library’s connection to the Minuteman Library Network, the Library’s LAN, website, and all related equipment, peripherals and policies;
 acting as the Library’s liaison to the Friends of the Library and including attending monthly Friends board meetings and assisting with Friends programs;
 coordinating and managing the library volunteers and various volunteer committees;
 participating in collection development;
 coordinating adult programming including marketing and social media
 with the Director managing the day-to-day operations of the physical plant; coordinating the purchase or repair of furniture, equipment, and signage;
 active participation in network committees and new developments in technology which affect library operations;
 participation in hiring process and in long range planning process

The Winchester Public Library is a member of the Minuteman Library Network, has 21.2 FTE’s, and has continued regaining ground in stats from COVID closures, including circulating approximately 350,000 items last year and welcoming over 130,000 visitors. Winchester is located 8 miles north of Boston and is accessible by public transportation.

The Town of Winchester is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualifications

 MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution
 Minimum five years of professional public library experience at progressively
responsible levels, including three years in a supervisory capacity
 Experience working with community groups
Competencies:
 Strong interpersonal skills and written and oral communication
 Current principles and practices of modern public library management
 Knowledge of LANs, internet and wireless systems, hardware and software applications
 Ability to deal calmly with stressful situations; ability to represent the Library in a
positive and professional manner
 Attention to detail, well-organized, able to prioritize and delegate
Physical Requirements:
 Ability to operate a keyboard, view a computer monitor, and use a variety of technology
and equipment on a regular basis
 Light physical effort generally required
 Routinely required to talk and hear, including but not limited to in-person, on the phone,
and virtually; specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary Range

$76,313.00 - $113,623.00  / year

Salary Notes

In 17 steps. Candidates can expect to start lower to mid range. Full benefits package.

Closing Date

Open until filled.

How to Apply

A full job description and Town application form is available at www.winchester.us. In addition, a cover letter, resume, and three current professional references should be sent to Nicole Langley, either at the address below or to nlangley@minlib.net

Contact: Nicole Langley, Director
Winchester Public Library
80 Washington Street
Winchester, MA 01890

Posted

2022-11-08 |  Quick link to this job