The Willington Public Library is currently seeking a qualified Library Director to provide oversight and leadership both within the library and throughout the community. This is a part-time (29.5 hours) position.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the application of library skills to a variety of technical and/or professional processes in cataloging, book and audio-visual material selection and reference services.
The Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the library and facility management as well as coordinating, training and supervising library staff and volunteers.
The Director selects and acquires all materials for the library collection.
The Director also maintains the fiscal and budgetary records of the Willington Public Library.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: Maintaining personnel files, preparing reports, ordering supplies , managing the facility usage by outside groups, ensuring the computer systems are up to date and running smoothly, overseeing programs and special events as requested by the Library Board, overseeing long range plan, technology plan and other required plans, attending monthly meetings, understanding and meeting the service goals of the library, developing communications with various organizations in the community, assisting in the budget preparations and attending meetings to support the proposed budget.
Experience with automated book circulation system preferred.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of bookkeeping procedures, accounting software and computer spreadsheets.
Preferred qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library Science.
Position scheduled to begin Oct. 1, 2013.
To apply, please send cover letter and resumé, including salary requirements, to Willington Public Library, 7 Ruby Road, Willington, CT 06279 and complete online Application for Employment at willingtonpubliclibrary.org The application deadline is July 8, 2013.
Posted June 17, 2013
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