Posted – 07/28/2017- ERG
Town of Longmeadow Storrs Library seeks FT Library Director. Reports to Town Manager and Board of Trustees. Demonstrated leadership and innovation desired. Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of all employees and volunteers associated with the library. This supervision involves the formulation of library policy, assignment of work duties, review and evaluation of performance.
Major duties: Supervises a large staff of professional, paraprofessional, volunteers and clerical support employees. Interprets the Library’s policies for staff and assigns duties to staff. Evaluates performance of subordinates and oversees training of staff. Responsible for capital and operating budget development, for managing budgetary control through periodic review and expenditure reports to the Town Manager and Board of Trustees, and through periodic analysis of practices and procedures. Responsible for all financial planning and for coordinating the financial activities of the library. Responsible for submitting periodic reports to the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners to maintain the Library’s eligibility for state aid and federal grants. Supervises collection and program development; cataloging and technical services.
Master’s Degree in Library Science and three years’ professional experience OR combination of experience and specialized education demonstrating the ability to perform above duties. Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems and programs; thorough knowledge of library collection classification and selection tools and techniques; working knowledge of equipment and facilities required in a comprehensive library system; working knowledge of the principles and practices of office management, work organization and supervision. Skill in operation of library computer system, including data base management, MS Office software. Ability to analyze and utilize a variety of reports and records; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patrons, employees, supervisors, other agencies and departments, and the general public.
Salary: DOE/DOQ; excellent benefits.
Resume and letter of interest to Department of Human Resources, 735 Longmeadow St, Suite 102, Longmeadow, MA 01106 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 08/31/2017.
The Town of Longmeadow is an AA/EOE.