The Richards Free Library is seeking an innovative, creative, tech savvy, and forward-thinking leader with proven management skills in a public library to serve as Library Director.
The Library employs 7 staff members including three full-time positions. The library enjoys wide community support. In pre-pandemic times the library hosted a variety of story hours and activities for children. Adults participated in three book groups, as well as knitting, writing, and poetry groups, most of which have continued virtually.
Newport, New Hampshire (population 6300) is located in the Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee region of New Hampshire. The community boasts a vibrant recreation department, an active Opera House Association, and The Library Arts Center located in the Library’s carriage house.
A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with five years of professional library work and three years of administrative and supervisory responsibility at a public library is required.
The pay range is $60,000 -$70,000 dependent upon qualifications and experience. For a detailed job description, visit http://newport.lib.nh.us/
Apply with cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 19, 2021.
– Posted January 26, 2021