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Library Director, Willimantic Library

Municipal/State/Federal Openings

Library Director, Willimantic Library

Windham, CT

Posting Date: August 02, 2019
Closing Date: Until filled

Position Overview back to top

Willimantic, Connecticut is a small city located within the town of Windham (pop. 25,000). It is a diverse and lively community with many amenities, including a farmer’s market, food coop, coffee shops, art galleries, and a range of restaurants. Willimantic is also home to Eastern Connecticut State University; and the University of Connecticut in Storrs is only a few miles away.

The Town of Windham seeks qualified applicants for the position of Library Director. This is a full-time position (40 hrs/wk). The Library Director plans, organizes, and directs a comprehensive program of community library, informational, educational, cultural, communications, and related services; oversees the care and maintenance of the Town Library building, equipment, and systems, and formulates library policies and programs for review by the Library Board and direction of the Town Manager. The Library Director is responsible for the development of the library’s budget, overseeing technology and collection development in the library, and for maintaining positive relations within the community with patrons and community partners.

Qualifications back to top

Must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university; plus ten (10) years of progressively responsible library work, including five (5) years in the supervision of a public library major department, or as a director of a smaller public library; and a strong background in children programming; or in lieu thereof, an equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Bilingual (English and Spanish), desired.

How to Apply back to top

Applications may be obtained from the Town of Windham, Town Manager’s Office, 979 Main Street, Willimantic, CT 06226; or on our website at www.windhamct.com, and must be submitted with a cover letter and resume. The position will be open until filled; however, resumes will start to be reviewed as they are received. AA/EOE

Salary/Benefits back to top

The salary range is $71,970 - $87,082.