Website Quogue Library-Long Island, NY
Responsibilities. Under direction of the Library Board, the Director leads the Library developing and implementing the Library’s strategic vision ensuring the fulfillment of its mission and its future success. The Director works with a high degree of independence and supports the governing Board while keeping the Board fully informed. The Director will be a supportive contributor and team player through positive external relationships, a dynamic spokesperson, and a responsible steward of Library funds. In addition, the Director will hire, supervise, and evaluate staff on a regular basis. Reflecting the Library’s values, the Director will encourage good performance, reward creativity and innovation, and create and sustain a positive work environment. The Director, in conjunction with staff, is also responsible for developing and implementing community-based programs designed to reach all audiences. Please visit the Quogue Library Director Position Description for details.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, three years’ responsible library experience, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. The Director must also share a strong philosophy of service and civic participation. Additional qualifications for a successful candidate are (1) demonstrated ability to develop and sustain programming based on local community needs and wants; (2) ability to develop and implement a clear vision with community/staff/Board input; (3) mentoring and coaching skills with a commitment to staff development; (4) knowledge of current library trends and technologies; (5) prior success as a vital community collaborator and relationship builder; and (6) strong interpersonal skills. A Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited program and successful experience reporting to a governing board is preferred.
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