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Library Director, Cyrenius H. Booth Library, Newtown, CT

The Cyrenius H. Booth Library, Newtown, Connecticut Board of Trustees seeks a dynamic, innovative and experienced library leader with a strong commitment to engaging the community and developing library services. The ideal candidate will be a unique blend of administrator, civic engager, and strong staff supporter. The candidate will demonstrate ability to solidify partnerships and articulate the Library's strategic vision, mission, and values to the community.

The position requires a working knowledge of 21st century public library trends and their supporting technologies; the ability to anticipate and manage change; exceptional interpersonal and team building skills; facility maintenance experience; the ability to hire, manage, and develop professional staff and administer fiscal policies and the budget process.

Requirements: MLS degree from an ALA accredited institution, six years of progressively responsible professional experience in a public library including two years of administrative experience.

Salary range is $85,000-$95,000 with an attractive benefits package.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a resume, three professional references and completed supplemental questionnaire via email attachment to  

For additional questions, contact Chris Nolan, Library Consultant, at

Applications due no later 5:00pm on December 8, 2017.  Selected candidates can anticipate first interviews to be held December 13 & 14.

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