Library Director, Fairfield Free Public Library, Fairfield
Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:05 PM
The Fairfield Free Public Library Board of Trustees is searching for a creative, dynamic, experienced leader to serve as Library Director. We are a suburban library with an enthusiastic public. We are looking for an energetic person to enhance our programs and continue our involved presence in the community.

Qualifications/Requirements: Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science, (MLS/MLIS/MI) from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association
  • Minimum of 3 year’s experience in a supervisory position in a public library
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills including the ability to supervise and motivate library staff and volunteers
  • Ability to work effectively with library trustees, elected officials, and community groups
  • Ability to utilize technological innovations and trends in a digital library
  • Experience in developing yearly budgets and projections
  • Sound public speaking skills required
  • Solid fundraising and grant-writing skills preferred
  • Ability to speak a foreign language a plus
Compensation: Is commensurate with experience and meets NJLA minimum salary recommendation for MLS/MLIS holders

How to Apply: For consideration, please email cover letter, resume and references to [email protected]

Notices: The Fairfield Free Public Library is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability.

MLS or Library School Required:
Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Yes

Job Focus:
Administration/Management