director job opening

kmlord at kmlord at
Tue Jul 13 15:43:56 EDT 2004

Library Director,  Kent Memorial Library, Suffield CT.

Suffield is seeking an enthusiastic, charismatic director to work with and lead an experienced public library staff, a dedicated Board, a supportive Friends' group, and a population of frequent library users.  This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of the library's physical expansion over the next few years.

Applicants must demonstrate experience with: 
Managerial and Administrative Skills 
Public Relations 
Community Outreach 
Current and Emerging Technologies 
Applicants need to have an understanding of 
Budget Preparation 
Grant Applications 
Maintenance of Historical Materials 
Suffield is a growing community with a population of 13,500; it is located on the Connecticut River between Hartford CT and Springfield, Ma.  Kent Memorial Library has a staff of 11 employees; a public collection of 95,000 with a circulation of 150,000 and an impressive local history collection of original journals, documents and photographs.

An MLS from an ALA accredited program and three years of managerial experienced preferred. The salary range is $55,000-$60,000.  A full benefits package is provided.

Send resume to President, Library Commission, Kent Memorial Library 50 North Main Street Suffield CT 06078. deadline July 31, 2004  Visit our website at

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