Join a vibrant Library, working to revitalize downtown Springfield, VT. The Library enjoys a prominent Main Street location with strong customer orientation, while the Library Director works closely with many partner organizations such as: the Chamber and public access TV. We are searching for a dynamic, community-oriented individual with experience in public library administration. Unique opportunity for a passionate visionary who builds on current strengths to shape the future.
Springfield, VT (pop. 9,300) is in southeastern Vermont, a former center for precision manufacturing. New developments include the Black River Innovation Campus, a new school computer curriculum, and planning for the Springfield Riverwalk. The Library annual operating budget is $540,000; staff are active participants in the Catamount Library Network, a Koha consortium. The Library Director reports to the Town Manager, working in close cooperation with the advisory Board of Library Trustees and the Friends.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, leadership ability and experience with integrated library systems and library technology. Ideal qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree and five years of responsible supervisory and administrative experience in a public library. Salary: $56,085 – $71,885 depending on experience. Position is full-time with benefits including healthcare and retirement.
DEADLINE: Send application, cover letter and resume no later than March 22, 2019 for a late starting date in May. Mail to Human Resources Manager, 96 Main Street, Springfield, VT 05156 or email to [email protected] A completed and signed Town of Springfield application form is required. The form is located on the Town website on job openings. In addition, a job description is posted under Job Openings on the Town of Springfield website at http://www.springfieldvt.govoffice2.com
—posted on March 10th, 2019