Friday, May 22, 2020

Library Assistant Director, Dudley-Tucker Library, Raymond (NH)

Dudley-Tucker Library Assistant Director

Reporting to the Library Director and collaborating with the Town of Raymond and the full Library staff, the Assistant Director assists in the administration and supervision of Library operations, manages Library point-of-contact services and related workflows, and collaborates in the management of acquisition, systems, and technical services.

Primary duties include:
  • Welcoming Library patrons;
  • Providing reference, readers’ advisory, and minor technology help; 
  • Monitoring usage of the building, making occasional rounds, serving as a visible presence in physical spaces; 
  • Collaborating with the Director to recommend and establish long-term goals and objectives for Library service; 
  • Collaborating with the Director in managing a Library point-of-service team focused on providing Library instruction and reference services; 
  • Facilitating the interlibrary loan (ILL) program.
Hours:
  • Full-time (40 hours per week), including two evenings per week;
  • In some circumstances, it may be important to assist during adverse weather and emergencies to ensure essential services and service points are covered.
The successful candidate will possess:
  • MLS or equivalent degree;
  • 3-5 years of experience in Library leadership; 
  • Proven collaboration, communication, people skills, and a demonstrated commitment to working with and serving the needs of a diverse and wide range of individuals; 
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and the ability to become proficient with various software and technology appropriate to libraries; 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to instruct and train patrons and staff; 
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work at a high rate of accuracy; 
  • Ability to provide coverage during instances of adverse weather and emergency situations to ensure services and service points are covered; 
  • Ability to work independently with initiative, as well as be a part of a team.
Compensation:
  • Pay Range: $34,800 to $40,390, plus benefits, subject to qualifications and experience.
Please email completed application, current résumé, cover letter, and three professional references to both Dudley-Tucker Library Director Kirsten Rundquist Corbett at kcorbett@raymondnh.gov and Town of Raymond Human Resource Coordinator Deborah Intonti at dintonti@raymondnh.gov by June 10, 2020.
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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Library Director, Piermont Public Library, Piermont (NH)

Library Director
Piermont, NH

The Piermont Public Library seeks a people person who loves books to run all aspects of a small rural library that also serves as the Piermont Village School library. Most importantly, the Library Director will creatively and enthusiastically respond to patron needs.

Hours:
16 hrs/week. Two days/week. The Library is open from 3 to 7 PM, Monday through Thursday.

Typical Salary Range:
$18 - $22 /hour ; Salary is competitive within region: negotiable based on education and experience

To Apply:
Submit a cover letter and resumé to Piermont Library Trustees at piermontnhlibrary@gmail.com.
This position will be open until filled. A background check and references will be required.

Job Summary:
The Library director is responsible for the day to day operations of the Library. This includes acting as a liaison with the Piermont Village School. The Director maintains the Library collection and a welcoming space to house it, supports use of technology, develops programs, manages the budget, supervises the Assistant Librarian, and meets regularly with the Board of Trustees.

Qualifications:
A degree in Library Science or Information Technology and experience in managing a library is preferred. An appropriate combination of education and experience may be considered.

It is important that the Library director has solid technology skills, and preferably experience with an automated library program, as well as knowledge of library collections and trends. Proven ability to work effectively with the public is required.



Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Library Director, Moultonborough Public Library, Moultonborough (NH)

Moultonborough Public Library (NH)
Library Director Job Description

The Moultonborough Library Board of Trustees seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and resourceful librarian to serve as the new Library Director. Strongly supported by the town of Moultonborough, the Moultonborough Public Library provides a center for learning, creativity and enrichment in our Lakes Region community. We are an active library providing print, media, electronic resources, community meeting spaces, adult and children's programming and excellent customer service.

Position Title: Library Director

Job Summary: The Library Director is a professional position under the direct supervision of the Board of Trustees. The Director performs all managerial duties related to planning, organizing, staffing, budgeting, reporting, building operations and all library services.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Library Science (MLS or MLIS) from an approved ALA accredited institution.
  • At least three years of supervisory experience preferably in a public library setting.
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and managerial skills to work effectively with Library Trustees, Library staff, Friends of the Library, town officials, Library patrons, and community organizations.
  • Adept at problem solving and promoting effective staff performance.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to promote a vision for the library, and how to achieve it.
  • Skill and experience in developing and proposing operating budgets and resourceful use of allocated funds under the guidance of the Board of Trustees.
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer hardware, software, library automation systems, policies and procedures.
  • Understands current and emerging trends in library management and technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees daily library administration in accordance with library policies and procedures.
  • Develops and maintains harmonious and effective working relationships with Trustees, Friends/volunteers, Library patrons, community representatives and organizations, and town officials.
  • Responsible for developing and managing an optimal staff, under the guidance of the Trustees, including:
  • employee hiring, training/development, staff assignments, monthly team meetings, performance feedback, salary recommendations, and maintaining personnel records
  • Responsible for scheduling all adult programming.
  • Attends Board of Trustee meetings and provides monthly reports.
  • Responsible for selecting, purchasing, and maintaining all materials for collection development.
  • Selects, purchases, and maintains all library technology equipment.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for enhancing Library services.
  • Works with the Board of Trustees Treasurer regarding monies received and expended.
  • Attends regional conferences (NHLA), workshops, and meetings for professional development.

This is a full time position (40 hours) which may sometimes include attendance at evening programs or meetings. The library offers a competitive salary range commensurate with experience ($65,000 - 85,000) as well as health benefits and a pension plan. The successful candidate must complete a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resumé, and three professional references to
mpl.librarytrustees@gmail.com. Applications should be received by April 17, 2020