Library Director, East Brunswick Public Library, East Brunswick
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:06 AM
East Brunswick Public Library sits at the heart of Middlesex County, in Central New Jersey. It serves a community of approximately 48,000 residents with a collection of 152,000 volumes, an annual circulation of 662,000 items and a staff of 73 employees. Located in the center of town, the library is an active member of the community, enjoying the mutual support of local businesses and working closely with the local schools. We provide our diverse community with a wide array of literary, cultural, historical, educational, and social resources through personal service and innovative programs. When you join our team, you will have the support of friendly and highly qualified staff and a welcoming Board, making for a very pleasant working atmosphere. Portions of the library were updated in 2017, and the library intends to apply for the NJ Construction Bond for a renovation that includes Children’s and Teen spaces.

The Library Director plans, organizes and directs all library services, coordinates work with the Board of Trustees and other public libraries, maintains records and files, and prepares reports. This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of public library and general management principles, methods, materials and practices; library procedures and problems; and the ability to analyze library service needs and participate effectively in solving them; plan a library public relations and marketing program; plan and supervise the work of a large and diverse staff; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Trustees, government officials, staff, customers, colleagues and the general public. This position requires a Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school and extensive library experience, including extensive supervisory experience. Candidates must possess a certificate as a Librarian issued by the State of New Jersey. Compensation: $98,735 and up, depending on experience. Start Date: April 1, 2020 or after.
Application: By 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 21, 2020. The position may be filled prior to the application deadline.  Application forms are available in the Administration Office at the Library and on the Library website at https://ilove.ebpl.org/sites/default/files/employment-application.pdf  Send resume, cover letter and application to [email protected], or Ms. Mary Pan, East Brunswick Public Library, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816


MLS or Library School Required:

Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Yes

Job Focus:
Administration/Management