Website Great Neck Library-New York
Responsibilities. The Library Director has responsibility over the operations of the library and is accountable to keep the library evolving and progressive. Further, the library director will assess the scope and direction of the in-house collection, maintain state-of-the-art facilities, and continue to evolve the library’s role as an ever-enlarging online portal to a world of information. The Director is charged to shape a strategic vision and implement that vision; to develop successful staffing while working in a unionized environment; to be fiscally prudent and resourceful when faced with limitations; to foster and guide a great team at every level of the organization; and to advocate for the library at all times. The Library Director delivers inspiration, innovation, and partnerships to meet our complex community’s aspirations.
At least eight years administrative experience, five of them as Library Director, Assistant Director or equivalent supervisory level, as well as experience working with a Board of Trustees and a diverse range of stakeholders.
Must be highly knowledgeable about current library trends and best practices, as well as emerging trends that will likely impact the direction of the library in the future.
Must be a team builder, internally and externally, and adept at meeting the demands of the position in an engaged community.
Must be available for evening meetings and external events for public outreach.
Demonstrated fiscal prudence, vision implementation, staff development, and meeting facilitation.
Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at the time of application; possession of certificate at the time of appointment.
To apply for this job please visit gmail.com by January 31, 2020..