Library Director

Princeton Public Library

Princeton, MA

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$41,500.00 to $46,960.00 per Bi-weekly   Calculate

Location

Princeton, MA

Hours

28.00

MLS

Preferred

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Required

Type of Library

Public

Job Description

Library Director, full Town benefits

28 hrs/wk (one Sat/mo, occasional evenings).  Salary range $41,500 - $46,960.

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 3,531 and circulated 42,645 items in FY19.

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

Additional Info & Requirements

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/Evergreen preferred.

Subject to a satisfactory background check.

The Community

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).

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

Links

External Job Ad
http://www.town.princeton.ma.us

HR Info

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

DirectorSearchPPL@gmail.com

Posted Feb 13, 2020