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Library Director

The City of Caribou seeks a new Director of the Caribou Public Library. The new director will lead the library in continuing to be a dynamic 21st Century Library and realizing the library’s great potential.

The ideal candidate will Develop and implement strategic plans, establish long- and short-term goals and objectives for the Library, Analyze for improvements in operations, procedures, services, staff organization and monitor preventative building maintenance program. The candidate will also serve as a liaison to the public, work with the Friends of the Library to enhance library programs, and implement a library foundation to receive major gifts. The position will also oversee all full and part time library staff and play a major role in selection of all library personnel.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science or related required. Minimum of 3-5 years of library experience with demonstrated knowledge of public library administration and managerial experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. The candidate must have a good understanding of contemporary library technologies including integrated library system management.

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed employment application to Jim Chandler, Assistant City Manager, 25 High St, Caribou, ME 04736 or via email to jchandler@cariboumaine.org. Position is open until filled with first review of applications happening on September 12, 2016.

The full job description may be found here.

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