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Library Director, Babcock Library, Ashford, CT

Library Director - Babcock Library, Ashford

Babcock Library is a small community library that seeks an energetic library director who will report directly to the Library Board of Trustees. The library is moving forward with new technology and community involvement. We are seeking a Library Director with strong communication and technology skills who will be creatively and actively involved in this process. This is a full-time 37 hour a week position including some nights and Saturdays. The salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. The town provides optional medical benefits which may require some employee contribution. 

Under the general direction of the Babcock Library Board of Trustees, this is work of professional and administrative nature involving planning, implementing, directing and evaluating a complete range of public library services for the Town of Ashford. The Library Director is responsible for implementing Board policies, directing day-to-day operations of the library, and overseeing technical services.



  • Masters degree in library science from ALA accredited university, or Bachelor of Arts or Science and 3-5 years experience in library work that demonstrates increasing responsibility
  • Two years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to work day, evening and weekend hours

Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and three references by

December 15, 2017 to  

Or mail to:

Helen Chapman, Chair, Board of Trustees

Babcock Library

25 Pompey Hollow Road

Ashford, CT 06278

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