Library Director, Dalton Free Public Library, Dalton MA

Effective immediately:  The Board of Trustees of the Dalton Free Public Library is seeking to fill the position of Library Director.  
We are looking for an energetic, qualified, and innovative leader. The person hired will be responsible for the direction and over-all daily operation of the library. Work involves overseeing all library programs, services and functions. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing annual budget with Library Trustees; developing long range plan and goals; promoting community use and support of the library and involving the library in community affairs; hiring and supervising staff; applying for, implementing, and administering grant funds; ability to work with various groups in the community, including the Library Trustees, Friends of the Library, Town government, and local businesses.

Bachelors Degree required but MLS would be preferred. At least 3 years of administrative experience in library work. Strong management, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Broad knowledge of current software (C/W MARS, Evergreen) and social networking . Excellent computer and patron service skills.

Salary: $46,155 with benefits

Email letter of application, brief resume, and the names of 3 professional references to:
Or send via USPS to :John Kittredge/Chairman of the Board 

c/o Dalton Town Manager
462 Main St.
Dalton, MA 01226

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