Library Director – Littleton Public Library (Littleton, NH)

The Board of Trustees of the Littleton NH Public Library is seeking an energetic, community minded, creative and innovative, goal oriented, self-motivated, team player to manage and co-ordinate the daily operations of the library within compliance of State and local regulations.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  Master’s Degree in Library Science and minimum of 3 years’ experience leading and managing a team preferred

  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to publicly promote the vision and needs of the library

  • Proven ability to motivate, inspire, direct and support a team

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Knowledge of and experience in grant writing and fundraising

  • Dedicated to excellent customer service

  • Strong relationship building and community development skills

  • Dedication to professional development for self and staff

  • Knowledge of current and emerging library trends, as well as best practices for libraries

  • Embraces current and emerging digital technologies

  • Skilled at building budgets, tracking funds, identifying funding needs; resourceful and efficient use of limited funds

Duties & Responsibilities
  • MANAGEMENT:  Build a culture of trust, support, supervision and professional development for the LPL staff.  Competency in developing and managing budgets and identifying alternative funding sources;  possessing solid knowledge of personnel, policy and facilities management issues;  demonstrating the ability to develop and implement strategic plans; exhibiting the capability to review, evaluate and streamline procedures and workflow.

  • LEADERSHIP:  Collaborate with the Board of Trustees, the Friends of Littleton Public Library and the greater community to develop, advance and evaluate the Library’s mission, vision and strategic goals.

  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:  Build strong relationships with library users and non-users to build community and ensure the needs of the community are solicited, understood and met, to the extent possible. Cooperate and leverage resources with local government, organizations, schools and members of the community to provide rich programming opportunities and support the library.

Full-time, salaried position. $47,476.00/yr. with benefits (vacation, medical insurance, retirement program)

Please send cover letter and resume to: directorsearchlpl@gmail.com

All applicants will be subject to background check. Resumes accepted until position is filled

Littleton Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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