Positions are advertised via the Connecticut Library Consortium.
The Booth & Dimock Memorial Library is seeking a Library Director to lead an enthusiastic and motivated team to continue providing exemplar services to the Town of Coventry, CT. Serving a population of approximately 12,500, The Booth & Dimock Memorial Library is the 2018 recipient of the Coventry Business of the Year award from the Windham Chamber of Commerce, for its programs and outreach efforts within the community. With a proposed building expansion and renovation in the works, there will be lots of opportunities for a creative and customer service focused individual at this small town library with its eyes towards the future.
The Library Director would report to the Board of Trustees while maintaining a close relationship with Town departments. Responsibilities would include managing daily operations, preparing and working within the operating budget, seeking additional funding sources-including grant writing and fundraising, managing and working with building maintenance contractors, preparing monthly reports to and for the Board of Trustees and Town of Coventry, planning and implementing programming for adults, advocating within the community and at the state level for Library Services, and more.
Successful candidates will have a Master of Information and Library Services degree from an ALA accredited university and 3-5 years of progressive managerial experience. Send cover letter, resume, and 2 letters of reference to the Board of Trustees at firstname.lastname@example.org. This position closes Wednesday, July 18, 2018.