Part-time Assistant Director, Whipple Free Library, New Boston NH
posted August 6, 2013 3:01 PM
Title: Part-time Assistant Director, Whipple Free Library, New Boston, NH
The Whipple Free Library in New Boston, NH is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Director.
Duties: The Assistant Director works under the supervision of the Library Director to provide professional library services to the community.
The Assistant Director is responsible for adult programming, marketing and community outreach. The Assistant Director schedules and trains volunteers, assists in collection development and evaluating library services, helps customers with technology and the use of library resources, maintains the library website, researches and applies for grants, and is responsible for the daily operations of the Library in the Director's absence.
The candidate must be committed to providing outstanding customer service, have the ability to foster teamwork among staff and volunteers, and be flexible and willing to collaborate with outside community groups. The candidate must also be creative and enthusiastic in planning and promoting library programs,
must be familiar with new technologies and social media and have an extensive knowledge of books and media with the ability to provide excellent reader's advisory service.
Strong computer skills and a knowledge of library automation systems are also required.
Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. A combination of education and relevant work experience including at least one year in a supervisory role may be considered.
Salary: This is a part-time, 25 hour per week position with some benefits including paid holidays, vacation and sick time on a pro-rated basis. Salary is negotiable.
Closing Date: Applications accepted immediately. Position remains open until filled.
Address: Please submit a letter of application, resumé and names of three references to:
Sarah Chapman, Library Director
Whipple Free Library
PO Box 237
New Boston, NH 03070