The Ringwood Public Library (‘RPL’) seeks an innovative and energetic Director. RPL is a member of the NJ Pals Plus System and consists of a 2 story, 24,000 sq.ft.building that houses a perm.collection of approx.69,000 items. RPL serves as an important community venue for literary, cultural and public service gatherings. RPL had a 2018 operating budget of $770K and a staff of 3 full time and 10 part time employees. Governance of RPL is provided by a 9 member volunteer Board of Trustees. The Library is located in the Borough of Ringwood, NJ, NW Passaic Co, pop.12,200.
The Director will provide oversight for all library operations, including staff management, building maintenance, budget planning, grant applications, collection purchases, program scheduling and community/Borough interface. The Director will assist the Board with implementation of the 2018 Strategic Plan and fundraising.
MLS or MIS degree from an ALA-accredited institution. Five years of increasingly responsible administrative and supervisory experience at a public library. A record of strong cooperative leadership and creativity in achieving organizational objectives. Experience with implementing new technologies.
The salary for the position is $75,000 or higher; based upon experience, education and demonstrable results. Health and dental benefits are provided.
Ringwood, NJ, USA.
Interested applicants should send a detailed resume with cover letter that includes a statement of leadership philosophy and salary requirements together with the names, email addresses, phone numbers for three professional references who can attest to character and job performance. Send to: [email protected] or by regular mail to, Chairperson of Hiring Committee, Ringwood Public Library, 30 Cannici Drive, Ringwood NJ 07456.
Ringwood Public Library, 30 Cannici Drive, RIngwood NJ 07456. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, through preference will be given to those applications received before/by April 1, 2019.
[email protected] or Chairperson of Hiring Committee, Ringwood Public Library, 30 Cannici Drive, Ringwood NJ 07456.