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Library Director, Goodrich Memorial Library, Newport, VT

Description:

The Goodrich Memorial Library seeks a full-time Library Director to manage the daily operations of the library and create and implement library services and collections that meet the changing needs of town residents. The Library Director will maintain appropriate information technology, prepare and maintain the library’s annual budget, supervise staff and volunteers, and work collaboratively with the Board of Trustees and the Friends of the Library to raise funds and represent the library in the local community.

The Library Director sets the tone and direction for all library programming and operations with an open, inclusive, and collaborative spirit. This individual is responsible for maintaining strong connections throughout the surrounding community and for working with all stakeholders to ensure that the library is a welcoming and valuable community resource.

Minimum qualifications desired: College degree, with some preference given to candidates with graduate work. An MLS degree would be an asset but is not required for this position. The successful candidate will be able and willing to pursue certification through the Vermont Department of Libraries. Candidates should have some work or volunteer experience in libraries, with preference given to those with public library experience. The successful candidate will be an excellent multi-tasker with strong organizational and communication skills, as well as someone who can work collaboratively and well with a volunteer board of directors.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. Screening of applications starts immediately, the submission period closes on Friday, October 23.

Goodrich Memorial Library is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.