Assistant Library Director, East Brunswick Public Library, East Brunswick
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 07:25 AM

The East Brunswick Public Library seeks an Assistant Library Director to manage the day-to-day operations of the library; supervise the passport supervisor; act as the facilities planning manager and supervise the maintenance supervisor; handle all library HR functions; coordinate work with the Library Director and participate in planning and budgeting.

The East Brunswick Public Library 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 69 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. Portions of the library were updated in 2017, and the library has applied for the NJ Construction Bond for a renovation that includes Children’s and Teen spaces.

This position of Assistant Library Director requires a knowledge of public library and general management principles, methods, materials and practices; the ability to analyze library service needs and participate effectively in addressing them; proven supervisory skills and knowledge of HR practices; demonstrated success in large project planning and execution; and the willingness to be flexible, open-minded, creative, and innovative. Candidates must possess a Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school and considerable public library experience; three to five years supervisory experience is preferred. Experience in facilities management and HR a plus. Salary is $84,945 and up, depending on experience.

Applications must be received by 5:00 pm Friday, October 30, 2020. The position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Application forms are available on the Library website at Send resume, cover letter and application to [email protected]

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