Library Director

Rockingham Free Public Library

Bellows Falls, VT

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$58,843.00 per Year   Calculate

Location

Bellows Falls, VT

Hours

40.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Required

Type of Library

Public

Job Description

The Director is responsible for all phases of library operations, oversees a staff of two full-time and 6 part-time employees to provide library services, and works with the nine-member Library Board to develop policies and the annual budget. 

The successful candidate will have the experience and skill to plan and implement new services; excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to meet the needs of an enthusiastic staff, volunteers and Friends of the Library, and community organizations; technology skills; fundraising and financial expertise; and enthusiasm for the role of our public library as a community hub and center of learning.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Starting salary: $58,843, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position is full-time, salaried position and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Additional Info & Requirements

Required qualifications: Masters of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution, and five years of library administration experience, including three years in a supervisory capacity. 

The Community

The Rockingham Free Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a director to lead our municipal library, which serves approximately 5,200 Rockingham residents and has broad community support. It is a beautiful Carnegie library that was built in 1909, renovated in 2013, and is located in the historic village of Bellows Falls, overlooking the scenic Connecticut River in southeastern Vermont.

HR Info

To see the full job description, visit: https://rockinghamlibrary.org/director

To apply, email a single PDF file which includes resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references, to: rfpltaetzsch@gmail.com

For more information, contact Ellen Taetzsch, Library Board Chair: rfpltaetzsch@gmail.com.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE 

Posted Jul 20, 2021