Employment Opportunities

Posted January 18, 2019

Director of Children’s Services

Full-Time, 35-hour/week

The Farmington Libraries are seeking a creative and enthusiastic leader dedicated to children’s library services to serve as head of our vibrant children’s department. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of children’s literature, strong reader’s advisory and customer service skills, as well as demonstrated ingenuity in children’s programming. This position reports to the Executive Director, and as a member of the Libraries’ management team, works closely with other department heads and managers towards a shared vision of the Library.

The successful candidate will possess strong written and oral communication skills, a commitment to collaboration, community outreach experience, and knowledge of current trends and technologies in library services to children.

Qualifications: MLS or MS in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution required; minimum of 3 years progressively responsible experience in a public library setting with a focus on children’s services, and two years supervisory experience.

This is a full-time 35-hour per week position including evening and weekend shifts. The starting salary is $70,070. The Libraries offer a generous benefits package including paid vacation time, health insurance and a defined pension plan.

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Laura A. Horn, Executive Director at lhorn@farmingtonlibraries.org by Friday, February 8th. The Farmington Libraries are an EOE/AA employer.