Library Director -Maywood, NJ

Director, Maywood Public Library, Maywood, NJ

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Library
  • The executive and administrative officer of the Library on behalf of the Board
  • Supervise staff, facilities and collections of the Maywood Public Library
  • Write and submit various reports to NJ State Library
  • Propose the annual budget for presentation to the Board, prior to submission to the Mayor and Council
  • Oversee the Library’s service to the public
  • Responsible for the adequate and proper selection of materials
  • Ongoing review and curating of existing collections
  • Recommend and update library policy and procedure documents in close consultation with library staff and Library Trustees.
  • Oversee library technology, including procurement and maintenance of hardware, software and AV equipment.
  • Select, train, supervise and conduct staff performance evaluations of library service personnel
  • Innovate, select and implement programs for the benefit of the patrons of the Library
  • Attend all Board meetings and present a monthly report to the Board for review

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science or related from an ALA accredited school
  • Possess or be in the process of receiving certification from the New Jersey State Library
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems, current technologies and social media.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with both peer and subordinate personnel as well as Library patrons

This position requires New Jersey residency within one year of hire date: N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70)

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Matthew Stathis, Secretary, Maywood Library Board of Trustees at: mjstathis@hotmail.com

Questions or clarifications should also be sent to the above email address.

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