I am posting this opening for a public library director on behalf of the
Board of Directors of the Vassalboro Public Library :
Vassalboro Public Library is a small public library in a lively community.
Nestled in the village of East Vassalboro, near China Lake and the
Vassalboro Historical Society, the library and its collection of over
30,000 items are staffed by a Head Librarian/Director, an Assistant
Librarian, and a loyal crew of volunteers. Circulation and the catalog are
recently automated -- and becoming more so every day.
The position of Head Librarian/Director requires a motivated leader who is
patron-minded and customer service driven. The ideal candidate will:
· - have a college degree and 5-10 years experience in libraries,
management, and/or education, including experience with collection
development, evaluation of library services, reader's advisory, program
selection and planning, and the care and management of collections;
· - be savvy with technology (PCs, software, Wi-Fi, social media
etc.), including common issues and their remedies;
· - have strong interpersonal and communication skills, oral and
· - strive to connect patrons with the collection and vice versa;
· - pay close attention to detail and the changing needs of the
· - be comfortable operating a wood stove.
A complete list of duties, responsibilities and requirements can be
provided upon request.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and the names of three references to
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Library, PO Box 62, East Vassalboro ME 03935, ATTN: Susan Haines, Library
Salary: Commensurate with experience (beginning at $14.00/hour)
Open until filled.
Library Media Specialist
Messalonskee Middle School
33 School Bus Drive
Oakland, ME 04963
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