POSITION AVAILABLE

Library Director

New Milford Public Library
New Milford, CT 06776

Salary: $68,000 to $75,000

The New Milford Public Library seeks an innovative director with superb communications skills and strong public service orientation.  The Director is responsible for all phases of library operations including budget development and management, purchasing, supervision of staff of 25, and oversight of building/grounds. The Library serves a community of 29,000 in Connecticut’s geographically largest town.

The ideal candidate will hold a graduate level degree in Library and Information Science or a related field, combined with significant leadership experience in library services. A clear, creative vision for the role of the public library, the changing nature of information technology, services and resources (including physical needs) as well as a demonstrated ability to publically represent the Library are required. She or he will possess outstanding management, communication and interpersonal skills, a creative approach to problem solving, and a strong commitment to teambuilding, networking, staff development and maintaining the Library’s welcoming environment. The Director reports to the Library Board and works closely with Friends and volunteers.

For full consideration send your resume (PDF format please) and cover letter to NMPLSearch@gmail.com no later than February 14, 2014. The New Milford Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.