Library Director, Brown Public Library, Northfield, VT
posted May 14, 2013 4:18 PM
The Brown Public Library located in Northfield, Vermont (the home of Norwich University), seeks an energetic and collaborative library director for a salaried position (30 hours/week) with benefits. The Town of Northfield (population of approximately 6,000) has a strong tradition of community support for their library. The director manages the day-to-day operations of the library and works with the library Trustees to develop goals, policies and budgets. Among the director's responsibilities are staffing, collection development, programming, and oversight of the facility and technology. The successful candidate must work closely with a diverse group of people to help lead the library in new directions while respecting tradition and current strengths. S/he must be able to build relationships within the community, prioritize, multi-task, and use internet and social media to market the library. Taking risks will be encouraged as we move forward to implement the expansion of information technology, electronic books, media and services for our 21st century patrons.
Bachelor's degree with several years of public library administration required, MLS preferred. Salary range is $30,000-$42,000 plus benefits.