New Milford Public Library
With a groundbreaking ceremony for our major renovation project having taken place on June 26th – a project that will leave a legacy for decades – the Library seeks a high energy, innovative director with superb communication skills and a strong public service orientation. Unfortunately, our current director is relocating out-of-state. Our goal is to fill the position by November 1, 2020.
In addition to being responsible for all phases of library operations including budget development, management, supervision of staff (28), the director is expected to have demonstrably strong general leadership skills and a collaborative, approachable personal style that will develop effective working relationships with Board members, staff, architects, construction contractors, government officials and the general public. The applicant will have to be a dynamic force during the renovation process.
Additional desirable qualifications include: a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science; 3 to 5 years of administrative experience in a public library setting; proven fiscal and personnel management abilities, preferably in a library or other non-profit setting; strong background in IT and facilities management; demonstrable passion for and commitment to a public library mission and proven ability to lead an organization through change.
For full consideration send your resume (PDF format please) and cover letter to NMPLSearch@gmail.com no later than September 1, 2020. The New Milford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply for this job email your details to NMPLSearch@gmail.com