Library Director, Southborough Public Library, Southborough MA
posted February 17, 2014 5:08 PM
Institution: Southborough, MA, Public Library
Job: Library Director
Duties/Description: The position requires a dynamic, detail-oriented, customer-focused librarian responsible for overseeing all library operations including developing, advocating for, and managing an annual budget of $400,000;payroll and purchasing; supervision of a staff of 5 full-time and 5 part-time employees, program design and evaluation, and building/grounds maintenance. The director must be committed to increasing library patronage through programming, collection development, and maintaining the Library's welcoming environment. Director reports to six-member board of elected Library Trustees and works closely with Friends and volunteers.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate is innovative, a creative problem-solver, an early adopter of new technology, and comfortable interacting with town officials. Excellent budgeting, oral and written communication, and interpersonal skills required. Demonstrated grant writing ability and experience with library renovations /expansion preferred. ALA-accredited MLS degree required; three- to five-years of progressively responsible experience in professional library work, including three years of administrative and supervisory responsibility at a public library recommended. Candidates must be fully competent in Microsoft Office and Web site management.
Salary range: $58,893 - $78,296
Closing Date: Until suitable candidate found
Send: Letter of application and resume to southboroughlibrarytrustees@