Director (Full Time) – Florham Park Public Library

Anticipated opening January 2, 2020.

The Florham Park Public Library is searching for an enthusiastic, hands-on Library Director to lead the library as the social, educational, recreational and cultural hub of our community. Known for its friendly, high-quality service, the Florham Park Public Library is a vibrant place to learn, discover, and connect.

Named as one of the top towns in NJ, Florham Park is a great place to live and work.
https://njmonthly.com/articles/towns-schools/best-places-to-live-2015-florham-park/

Under the general direction of the Library Board of Trustees, the director articulates the vision, mission and strategic goals of the Library and is responsible for all library operations. Specific areas of responsibility include Board relations; planning, organization and evaluation of library services; collection management and reference services; building management and general administration; financial management; internal and external communications; professional and staff development; and active participation in the M.A.I.N. consortium.

Our next director must possess a strong desire to achieve operational excellence bringing the best in technology, programming and library services to the residents of Florham Park.

The successful candidate will exhibit visionary leadership; excellent listening skills responsive to the needs and concerns of staff, patrons and the community; financial acumen; the ability to build productive partnerships through civic engagement; the ability to foster a team environment through coaching and development of our wonderful staff; excellent interpersonal skills; strong writing and public presentation skills; creativity; and an understanding of library best practices.

Minimum qualifications are an ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Science and New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate and five years public library experience. Successful completion of a criminal background check is also required.

Salary commensurate with experience. Meets/exceeds NJLA Minimum.

Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to FPPLTrustees@gmail.com

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