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Library Director
<span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"></span> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-weight: 700; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">DEADLINE EXTENDED to Monday, September 27, 2021, 4:00 p.m.</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4">&nbsp;</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Town of Hopkinton seeks a </span><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-weight: 700; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Library Director</span><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> for its community.</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4">&nbsp;</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Town of Hopkinton is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town&rsquo;s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. We welcome all to apply.</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4">&nbsp;</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4">&nbsp;</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: center;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Do you aspire to be an integral part of a dynamic professional team in a&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: center;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">renovated library </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">that the community embraces as a space for everyone</span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">?&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: center;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4">&nbsp;</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: center;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Do you want to be a part of Team Hopkinton that embraces, fosters and&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: center;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion &amp; belonging?</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: center;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4">&nbsp;</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: center;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">If so, Hopkinton is the vibrant growing community for you!</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4">&nbsp;</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:8pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Under the direction of the Town Manager, the Library Director leads, directs and manages the Town of Hopkinton&rsquo;s Public Library. The work is accomplished by working to meet the information and library needs of all patrons; planning and formulating services and policies; directing, training and supervising staff for optimum service; acquiring, maintaining and creating access to collections of print, media, other forms of information and cultural materials which fulfill the needs of the Library&#39;s patrons. Offers informative programs and works cooperatively with town departments, community groups, library networks, local schools and academic agencies.&nbsp;</span></span></p> <div><span id="docs-internal-guid-30a8ee27-7fff-d6e6-d01d-e28d063624c4"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"></span></span></div>
Position: Library Director
Organization: Town of Hopkinton
Location: Hopkinton,  MA 
United States
Salary: $82,555 - $107,327; Full range to $115,585
Posting Start Date: 9/8/2021
Date Posted: 9/8/2021
Requirements <span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"></span> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;background-color:#ffffff;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; text-decoration-line: underline; text-decoration-skip-ink: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">QUALIFICATIONS</span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: transparent; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-weight: 700; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Education, Training and Experience</span></span></p> <ul style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;padding-inline-start:48px;"> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Master&rsquo;s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school; seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in library administration, including personnel management, fiscal management, program development and facility management and three years of experience in a supervisory capacity including demonstrated leadership qualities and experience leading and mentoring staff.</span></span></p> </li> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work and management and organization of library operations including collection development, administration, personnel and finance.&nbsp;</span></span></p> </li> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Public administration knowledge.&nbsp;</span></span></p> </li> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Working knowledge of computerization and appropriate library applications.&nbsp;</span></span></p> </li> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: &quot;Noto Sans Symbols&quot;, sans-serif; color: rgb(23, 54, 93); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Ability to communicate effectively. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p> </li> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Ability to coordinate building maintenance.</span></span></p> </li> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Excellent planning and organizational skills.&nbsp;</span></span></p> </li> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:6pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Grant writing and fundraising skills.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-style: italic; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; text-decoration-line: underline; text-decoration-skip-ink: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Required Licensing/Certifications:</span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></p> <ul style="margin-top:0;margin-bottom:0;padding-inline-start:48px;"> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">State Certification of Librarianship from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.&nbsp;</span></span></p> </li> <li aria-level="1" dir="ltr" style="list-style-type: disc; font-size: 10.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre;"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.2;text-align: justify;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-334226a0-7fff-2fff-514e-bee5f425f940"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Valid Driver&rsquo;s License.</span></span></p> </li> </ul>
Status: This listing expires on: 12/7/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Town of Hopkinton
Address:
Hopkinton Town Hall
18 Main Street
Hopkinton,  MA 01748
United States
Email:
kmerrill@hopkintonma.gov
Phone:
(508) 497-9769
Fax:
Contact:
Kristin Merrill