Windsor Public Library
The Windsor Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced, collaborative, innovative, dedicated leader to serve as Library Director. The Windsor Public Library sits in the heart of Windsor – the birthplace of Vermont – on a bend in the Connecticut River in south-central Vermont. The Library encourages all community members to pursue knowledge, enrichment, and enjoyment through shared reading materials, digital resources, programs, and events.
Under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director monitors, coordinates, and supervises the operation of the library. The Library Director is responsible for library planning, implementing policies and procedures, budget, personnel, and representing the library within the community. The Library Director reports to a 9-member Board of Trustees and manages the library facility, a staff of 2 people, library volunteers, the library finances, and all aspects of operations. This position is 32 – 40 hours per week with benefits.
Ideal candidate qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to work independently, delegate and maintain effective workflow, and calmly and competently manage concurrent multiple priorities and tasks
Collaborative management style that encourages and empowers others to excel
Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills required; ability to create, compose, and edit written materials required
Demonstrated ability to provide effective and motivational leadership for innovation, flexibility, adaptability, and confidence during change and transition
Ability to craft and implement the library budget, including payroll management; experience with QuickBooks preferred
Knowledge of public library management: library technology; electronic resources and services
Strong computer and information technology skills with experience in a variety of word processing, database management, and related programs required; ability to evaluate and adjust quickly to changing technology required; proficiency with MS Office programs and email service; computer keyboard skills required
Two to three years professional library experience
MLS/MLIS or Vermont’s Certificate of Public Librarianship preferred
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please email a cover letter and résumé to windsorlibrarysearchcommittee[at]gmail[dot]com
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