|Town of Provincetown|
The Town of Provincetown is seeking candidates for the position of Library Director. The Provincetown Public Library serves a diverse community seasonally ranging in population. The Library Trustees are committed to providing excellent customer service and expanding collections and programming in an interactive digital environment. The Library, established in 1873, occupies a recently renovated 1860 National Historic property. The Library Trustees’ vision is one of a public library that is a model in terms of representing its community both in traditional library services and in cultural storytelling.
Responsibilities: The Library Director works under the policy direction of the Board of Library Trustees, the administrative direction of the Town Manager and works closely with other elected and appointed Town officials. The Director oversees and monitors all Library operations, including budgeting, managing personnel and volunteers, programming, fundraising, grant writing, managing archives and facilities. The Director conducts long-range planning, prepares the budget and related reports, recommends and implements Board policies, compiles statistics, performs public relations activities, represents the library at civic organizations, participates in the work of professional organizations, confers with library patrons on matters involving suggestions, complaints and questions. The Director supervises the development of the library’s collection and directs and approves materials selections and supervises the preparation of financial records and manages expenditures.
Qualifications: Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited program, six years of experience in library administration and supervision or equivalent thereof preferred. The successful candidate should have a professional record documenting vision, creativity, collaborative and consensus-building skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, grant writing and fundraising experience, a commitment to the development of technology for its potential to deliver library service and promote the library, budgetary experience, strong organizational and planning skills, and experience working with a diverse community in a fast-paced environment.
Salary based on qualifications. Benefit package included. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained from the Office of the Town Manager, 260 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 or www.provincetown-ma.gov. Completed applications, resume and three professional references should be submitted to the Office of the Town Manager or firstname.lastname@example.org . Position open until filled. The Town of Provincetown is an equal opportunity employer.
David B. Panagore, Town Manager
Posted: Town Hall & http://www.provincetown-ma.gov :