Library Director

JOB SUMMARY: 

The Library Director is responsible for all aspects of library functions and administration, and maintains a friendly, welcoming atmosphere, serves as chief information resource, community liaison, and assumes a wide variety of duties as assigned by the Board and in accordance with Library policies, state and federal rules and regulations. 

DUTIES include, but not limited to:

  • accountable for all daily operations
  • long and short-term planning
  • policy recommendations and implementation
  • budget development and control
  • community development and programming
  • collection development and maintenance
  • statistical tracking and reporting
  • management of staff members and volunteers
  • professional development
  • facility management

EDUCATIONAL/PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor's degree (MLS from an ALA accredited program preferred).
  2. Three years of progressively responsible administrative experience, (knowledge of public library services, operations, and collections preferred)
  3. Successful budgetary planning and fiscal management (demonstrated fundraising and grant writing skills preferred)
  4. Program and events planning experience (library programming experience preferred)
  5. Understanding of technology and social media (knowledge of applications such as Atrium, Google Docs and website design through Wordpress, and specific to the delivery of library services preferred)
  6. Computer skills including word processing and spreadsheets (Microsoft Office and QuickBooks preferred)
  7. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  8. Successful completion of a background check

POSITION HOURS AND SALARY: 

Non-exempt/hourly; 30 hours per week; $16.25/hour

Send resume to:  Effingham Public Library, 30 Town House Road, Effingham NH 03882  or Effinghamlibrary@gmail.com.   

Organization: 
Town of Effingham
Type: 
Employment
Close Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Salary: 
$16.25/hour