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Library Director, Prosser Public Library, Bloomfield, CT

The Town of Bloomfield seeks a dynamic, community-minded Library Director to supervise and manage operations at the Prosser Public Library (main) and P. Faith McMahon Wintonbury Library (branch.) The Director maintains a high profile in the community and advocates for the library at all times. The ideal candidate is highly collaborative, creative, flexible, and organized. Experience with expansion or building of a new library is desired. Working closely with the Library Board, the Director develops library policies, monitors library services, develops and manages the budget, supervises staff, and stays informed about developments in library management. In addition, the Director maintains close connections with the Friends of the Bloomfield Public Libraries and communicates with and provides information to Bloomfield officials and staff on a regular basis.


Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum qualifications are a Masters of Library Science (MLS) or Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited college or university or be matriculated in an MLS or MLIS degree program at an ALA accredited college or university and graduate within one year of employment. Also required are 7 or more years of related public library work including experience with integrated library computer systems and either supervisory or library division responsibilities. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.


Selection Process:

All appointments and promotions shall be made according to merit and fitness for performing the functions of the position, including factors such as education, experience, aptitude, knowledge, character, ethics, or other qualifications that would determine the best candidate for the position. Examinations may include written, oral, physical, or performance tests or any combination of the various types of examinations. Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory results on a background check, pre-employment physical, drug screening and verification of information on the employment application.


Applications:

Applications may be obtained from the Department of Human Resources, 800 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield, CT 06002, or on our website at www.bloomfieldct.org and must be submitted to Human Resources along with a resume, and cover letter no later than 4:00 pm on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Applications are accepted ONLY by mail or in person.

Town of Bloomfield is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Minorities, women & persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Persons with a disability and who may need this information in an alternative format must contact Cindy Coville, ADA Coordinator at 860-769-3538 or at ccoville@bloomfieldct.org

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