Department Head, Children’s Services - Waterford Public Library
Department Head, Children’s Services - The Waterford Public Library seeks a proven leader for the position of Children’s Services department head. The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the management and administration of the collections, programs and services for children and young adults. S/he will be responsible for the training, supervision and evaluation of department staff and planning, presenting and evaluating all library programs for young people. Additionally, the children’s department head is part of the library’s management team. S/he must demonstrate knowledge of the mission of the public library in the 21st century, and have experience with and knowledge of children’s literature, programming and storytelling and creating community partnerships. Masters in Library Science plus 3 years library experience including one year of supervisory experience and a leadership role in children’s services. Starting salary $58,000 - $63,000. Excellent benefits. To apply, please send application (available at www.waterfordct.org or by calling 860-444-5832), with letter expressing interest by March 2, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m. to Director of Human Resources, Town of Waterford, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT 06385. EOE.