Warwick Public Library,
|Salary: Starting at $92,000|
The Warwick Public Library, a Rhode Island leader in library services, seeks a highly-skilled administrator to serve as its next Director. The successful candidate will be a visionary, who encourages innovative thinking in a collegial, team atmosphere. The Library has a long tradition of being among the first to adopt new technologies, new models of library service focused on the customer, and implementing new library trends, such as its Idea Studio.
The Library, soon to celebrate its 50th anniversary, serves a diverse population of nearly 83,000 with a budget of $2.5 million in a main library facility and 3 branches. The staff of 50 (16 MLIS) pride themselves on providing exceptional patron-focused service. The library enjoys an excellent reputation and receives outstanding support from the Library Board, the Friends of the Library, and the community. Funding is primarily through an appropriation from the city of Warwick.
Warwick is ideally located on Narragansett Bay, just minutes from Providence and an hour’s drive from Boston. The area offers excellent schools, access to major universities, cultural events, and multiple recreational opportunities, including 39 miles of coastline. To learn more about the Warwick Public Library and the Warwick area, visit warwicklibrary.org; warwickri.gov; visitwarwickri.com.
Position requirements: Masters’ degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association; a minimum of eight (8) years of post-degree employment in a public library in a management/supervisory position. In addition, the successful candidate will:
Complete position description at http://hartzell-mikaconsulting.com/positions_available.html.
Compensation: From $92,000 dependent on qualifications and experience; excellent benefit package.
Applications and nominations accepted until the position is filled, but those received by 5 o’clock pm (EDT) on Friday, October 10 will receive first consideration. Electronic submissions required.
To apply, submit a cover letter, which specifically addresses the position requirements, your resume, and the names and contact information (including email address) of three (3) professional references to Marianne@hartzell-mikaconsulting.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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