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Library Director, Rowayton Library, Rowayton, CT

The Board of Trustees of the Rowayton Library seeks an enthusiastic and energetic community minded leader to serve as its new Library Director. The successful candidate will bring a dynamic vision to our small, much loved association library located in the heart of the Rowayton village, in the city of Norwalk.


Responsibilities:

  • Manages library staff and all library operations;
  • Plans, organizes and conducts adult and children programs with input from staff;
  • Oversees collection development and library technology;
  • Advocates and collaborates with community members and local organizations about library offerings;
  • Works with the Board of Trustees on fundraising initiatives including events and an Annual Fund;
  • Maintains financial systems and administrative processes;
  • Presents monthly reports about library activities at Board of Trustees meetings;
  • Develops good relationships with Sixth Taxing District representatives and library vendors;
  • Implements current library policies and recommends changes when needed.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Library Science or Information Science;
  • At least three years work experience in a public library with supervisory duties;
  • Skills in public speaking, small and large group facilitation, and active listening;
  • Digital marketing for libraries including e-newsletters;
  • Experience working with Bibliomation, InterLibrary loan, Constant Contact, and social media channels.


Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Health and vacation benefits as well as a flexible schedule that will include some weekend and evening hours. Ability to lift cartons weighing up to 10 lbs and move heavily-laden library carts.

Position open until July 1. Please send a cover letter and resume to rldirectorsearch@gmail.com for immediate consideration. The Rowayton Library is an equal opportunity employer.

To learn more about the library, please check out our website, rowayton.org

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