Wells Public Library - Wells, Maine
Wells Public Library

Employment Posting

Posting Date: April 18, 2014
Closing Date: May 14, 2014

Position: Library Director

Library Director

The Town of Wells is recruiting qualified candidates interested in serving as our Library Director. This leadership opportunity will become available in June. As Library Director, you would be accountable for continuing to build upon the excellent work of incumbent, staff, Trustees and Friends in offering an array of vibrant services and programs to our community. You will also manage a strong collection, lead a highly qualified staff of ten plus on-call members and committed volunteers, manage library operations on a daily basis, and as Dept. Head serve as a member of our leadership team. Other key professional challenges include being an integral part of the library expansion campaign in cooperation with the Board of Trustees, building on strategic objectives, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with the Trustees, Friends, staff, volunteers and other Town departments.



Requirements include MLS from an accredited ALA certified institution with a minimum of 3 years of library administration and supervisory experience, plus demonstrated ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships Successful candidate must be able to develop and implement programs and services that meet the needs of our community, effectively manage day-to-day library operations, and be able to model and inspire continuing professional excellence and foster harmonious working relationships. Highly developed communication and diplomacy skills, and solid planning, organizational, and staff management skills are also essential. Should be technology and social media proficient and have knowledge of budgeting and grant-writing.


A competitive benefits and compensation package is available for successful candidate.


How to Apply: To be considered, please submit your letter of interest, resume and required, completed Town of Wells employment application on or before May 14, 2014 at 4pm to: Town of Wells, Att: Human Resources Director, 208 Sanford Road, Wells, ME 04090. A more detailed position description, and Town of Wells employment application, are available and may be viewed on the Town’s website, www.wellstown.org under Town Employment Opportunities.


The Town of Wells is an Equal Opportunity Employer.