Library Director position: Hackettstown Free Public Library
The Board of Trustees of the Hackettstown Free Public Library is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic candidate for Library Director. The Trustees are committed to providing excellent customer service to the Town of Hackettstown, and seek a director with a positive approach to management, a passion for libraries and for serving all members of the community. The director manages the day-to-day operations of the library and supervises a dedicated staff of 10, assists with fundraising and budget preparation, liaisons with the Board of Trustees and Town Council, promotes community outreach and partnerships, supervises collection development, sees to the maintenance of the collection and library building, interacts with patrons, provides technical support and leadership for library IT systems, supports core library values and performs related duties as needed.
The job requires a Master’s degree in Library Science, NJ Professional Librarian Certification, and at least five (5) years of library experience serving all ages, including work in the service, circulation, and reference areas, two (2) years of which were in a supervisory position. Excellent speaking and writing skills are required. Additionally, the successful candidate must possess knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of library and information science, library administration and management techniques; and must demonstrate ability to manage and administer a library program. A knowledge of social media, GRANT writing and the MAIN system would also be helpful. The Library Director is a classified NJ Civil Service position, and will be a provisional appointment under Civil Service regulations and pending Civil Service approval. The job is a 35 hour per week, full-time position with excellent benefits. Primary work location is the Hackettstown Free Public Library, 110 Church Street, Hackettstown. Applications are being accepted until October 18, 2018
Please send current resumé, along with a cover letter and three professional references to:
President, Board of Trustees
Hackettstown Free Public Library
110 Church Street
Hackettstown, NJ 07840