Library Seeks New Director

Town of Leverett

Search for Library Director

The Town of Leverett, Massachusetts is hiring a salaried and benefitted part-time Library Director. The position is 25 hours a week with some evening and occasional weekend hours. Duties include: 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; maintain the library’s collection and equipment; oversee use of the community room; work during library public hours including greeting patrons, responding to requests for assistance, processing interlibrary loans, and checking out and shelving books if needed; create and support a mutually supportive teamwork environment. Reports directly to the Library Board of Trustees.

Qualifications include: ALA accredited MLS or MLIS is strongly preferred; applicants with BA or BS plus State Certification of Librarianship from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners will be considered (certification can be obtained up to one year after hire).

Experience with library circulation systems, such as Evergreen, and general IT/technical skills.

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. We highly value the ability to interact in a positive and effective manner and to establish and maintain positive work relationships with patrons, supervisors, coworkers, other departments, boards and commissions, and personnel at all levels of authority using principles of good customer service. Must perform all aspects of job responsibilities with honesty and integrity.

More information about the library is available at http://www.leverettlibrary.org/

Interested candidates should send: 1) a completed application form available at http://www.leverett.ma.us/files/general_application.pdf 2) resume and 3) cover letter to: leverett@cwmars.org with “Director Application” in the subject line. Materials should be received by 5:00 pm on July 28, 2021. If you have questions or need more information, please email them to leverett@cwmars.org and a search committee member will respond promptly.

Leverett is an AA/EEO

Posted: to General News on Thu, Jul 1, 2021
Updated: Thu, Jul 15, 2021