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Library Director, Leverett Library, Leverett, MA

Description:

The Town of Leverett, Massachusetts is hiring a salaried, benefitted Library Director. Hours are 32 hours a week in the summer and 38 hours a week in the fall, winter, and spring.

Required Duties and Skills:

  • Work in close cooperation with the Board of Trustees in directing library activities, operations, and services and in developing policies, plans, budgets, goals, and reports for the library.
  •  Select, train, and supervise library staff and volunteers.
  • Work during library public hours including greeting patrons, responding to requests for assistance, processing inter-library loans, and checking out and shelving books.
  • Maintain the library’s collection and equipment.
  • Oversee use of the community room; create and support a mutually supportive teamwork environment.
  •  Reports directly to the Library Board of Trustees. 
  • Must be well organized, motivated, resourceful, positive, tactful, community oriented; able to manage time, establish priorities, exercise independent judgment in making decisions, prepare and manage a budget, and speak and write clearly.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Baccalaureate degree with special training either received or to be received within a five-year period in library techniques.
  • Experience with library circulation systems (such as C/W MARS) and database, word processing, and spreadsheet programs.

Other Information:

This is a full time position. The closing date for this position is 07/16/2020. More information about the library is available at http://www.leverettlibrary.org/.

How to Apply:

The original job posting is found here. An application form is available at http://www.leverett.ma.us/files/general_application.pdf. Interested candidates should send a completed application form, resume, and cover letter to [email protected] with “Director Application” in the subject line.  Materials should be received by 5:00 pm on July 17, 2020.  If you have questions or need more information, contact the Library Acting Director at 413-548-9220.