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Library Director for Raritan Library

Raritan Public Library is seeking a new director of library services to commence employment on January 1st, 2022. The position would entail the planning and managing of services for a community of approximately 8,000 residents and maintaining a library in an historic setting.

An overview of responsibilities would include:

  • Overseeing and maintaining the Library’s physical property
  • Creating an annual budget and keeping records of all expenditures
  • Selecting an adequate inventory of materials in keeping with the stated policy of the Board and within the confines of the budget
  • Effectively hiring, supervising, training, and evaluating the performances of library employees
  • Administering adult library programming
  • Enforcing library policies and helping the Board to update them, when needed
  • Working with the Board to create a strategic plan for future community needs and developing plans to improve services
  • Taking part in professional development by attending State workshops, conferences and participating in continuing education

Education requirements: Applicants must have a four-year college degree as well as a Master of Library and Information Science.

Experience: At least 4 years of experience in the library setting.

Salary is based on experience. A full-time benefit package is offered.

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