The Abbott Library in Sunapee, New Hampshire is seeking a dynamic and talented library professional with proven management experience and excellent library skills to provide leadership in its vibrant community library. This individual will work closely with the Library Director in the management of the library and is responsible for the library in the Director’s absence.
The ideal candidate is strategic, flexible, positive, creative, patient, decisive, and technologically adroit. Additionally, the ideal candidate has demonstrated success aligning people, process and technology; excellent leadership, communication, interpersonal and customer relationship skills; and is committed to excellent patron service. A finely tuned sense of humor is not required but highly beneficial.
Day-to-day responsibilities include collection development and management, working with the Library Director to manage the budget for adult and non-print collections, assisting with scheduling outside events, processing and cataloging, leading adult programming efforts, which include planning and leading a monthly book discussion group, and assisting with staffing the circulation desk.
This is a full-time position with benefits, including health and dental insurance, paid sick and vacation time and enrollment in the New Hampshire Retirement System benefit pension plan. The starting hourly rate of pay is $22.72-$24.56, depending on education and experience, with the possibility of a step increase following successful completion of a six-month probationary period. An MLS degree or equivalent library experience is preferred. A full job description is available at https://www.town.sunapee.nh.us/personnel/pages/job-postings
A resume and cover letter may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received before October 27, 2023, will receive first consideration. The position will be open until filled.
– Posted 10/17/23