LIBRARY DIRECTOR, LONG HILL TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Board of Trustees of the Long Hill Township Public Library (NJ) seeks an experienced, innovative and enthusiastic leader to assume the role of Library Director.
Long Hill Township Library, located in southern Morris County, is a municipal library serving a community of over 8,700 with a collection of approximately 63,000 volumes, an annual circulation of approximately 116,000 items and a staff of 17 employees (4 f/t and 13 p/t). The library is a member of the Morris Automated Information Network (MAIN) that is supported primarily (95%) through a Township appropriation. The 16,000 sq. ft. library was built in 2005 and is widely recognized as a community gathering place offering easy access to residents for information, recreation and cultural resources.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an MLS (MLIS, MI or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited program. A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible public library experience with at least three (3) years in an administrative/supervisory capacity and prior experience as a Library Director is preferred. Candidates should be fully familiar with emerging technologies and other current trends in public library service and have successful experience in personnel management, budgeting, collection development and facilities management. Candidates must also have the ability to work effectively with the Board, our dedicated staff, local schools and Township officials.
The successful candidate will have these qualifications as well as possess the knowledge and interpersonal skills necessary to forge strong community partnerships, promote exemplary customer service and encourage and stimulate the future activities of the Library Foundation and the Friends of the Library.
COMPENSATION: The starting salary range meets/exceeds NJLA Minimum and a full benefits package is provided.
The Long Hill Township Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.
For consideration, please email a meaningful cover letter, resume as Word or PDF attachment, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: LHTPLTrustees@gmail.com
Applications received by November 15, 2019 will receive priority consideration.