MASSACHUSETTS LIBRARY SYSTEM

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Library Director - Sutton Free Public Library

Responsible administrative work involving the direction of a broad range of public library functions

Example of Duties:

Job Environment:  Typical library environment

Basic Knowledge and Experience:  Master¬ís degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited college or university; Massachusetts certification; three years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience

Desired Qualifications:  Thorough knowledge of the principles of library science, organization and functions; thorough knowledge of library administration including fundamentals and budgeting; ability to analyze and solve problems; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, officials, and the general public; computer skills essential

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to kneel and crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Salary:  35 hours per week with benefits; Town of Sutton Classification and Compensation Plan:  Grade M-3