Assistant Library Director – Montville Public Library (Full-Time)

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The Montville Township Public Library, located in northern Morris County (I-80/I-287), is seeking an innovative, creative, welcoming, and diplomatic candidate for the position of Assistant Library Director/Head of Programs & Services. Our busy Library is located in a growing diverse suburban community with a population of almost 22,000.

The Assistant Director oversees the daily operations of the library and collection development. They are responsible for the evaluation, training, and coaching of staff. Experience managing and designing programs for all ages is highly desirable, as well as the ability to create a cohesive marketing and public relations program. The successful candidate must be able to manage multiple commitments and tasks simultaneously. The position is fully in-charge of the Library in the Director’s absence which includes supervising the entire staff as well as working directly with the Board of Trustees and Township Officials. As Assistant Director your role will center on administrative and management tasks and as Head of Programs & Services you will be directly responsible for improving service to our customers on a day-to-day basis.

General responsibilities will include: Customer Service, Collection Development, Programming, Budgeting, Facilities Management, Marketing & PR, and Community Outreach. Knowledge of Polaris library automation, facilities management and marketing experience is a plus.

Qualifications include an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution and ability to obtain a NJ Professional Librarians Certification. A minimum of 4 years’ post MLS/MLIS experience is required including proven management/administration experience.

This is an exempt 40 hour per week position and includes weekday, night and weekend hours. The Montville Township Public Library is covered under Civil Service. The salary range for this position is 60 to 75K depending on experience. All employees are members of the NJ PERS pension plan.

Resumes and cover letters will be accepted until March 3, 2021

Employment offers are conditional upon a successful background and reference check and include a 6 month probationary period. The Montville Township Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

A resume, cover letter, and 3 references should be e-mailed to: Catherine LaBelle, Library Director, at the following e-mail: Further information about our Library can be found at our website at: or on our Facebook page.

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