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City of Watertown Interim Library Director in Watertown, Massachusetts

INTERIM LIBRARY DIRECTOR WATERTOWN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY The City of Watertown (population 32,986) seeks a highly qualified, skilled director to fill the position of Interim Library Director. The Interim Director will report to both the Watertown Free Public Library Board of Trustees and the City Manager. This position will act as a transition director between the outgoing Director and the incoming Director and will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the library including budgeting and personnel for 1-2 months beginning July 1, 2023. The WFPL has 26 full-time and 12 part-time workers in addition to a pool of substitute staff. This busy library is open 70 hours a week and hosts a variety of programs for children, teens, and adults. Off-site, the library runs Hatch Makerspace and a bookmobile. The position works both internally with library staff and externally with other City departments. POSITION DURATION: Up to 3 months temporary position or until permanent position filled. SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience Required Minimum Qualifications: Master of Library and Information Science; minimum 2 years\' experience as Library Director, preferably in a public library; strong operations and budgetary management skills; strong people management skills; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. TO APPLY: Candidates can submit a cover letter and resume via email: DEADLINE: Open Until Filled. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER For more information from the MassHire Metro North Career Center, email MassHire Metro North Career Center is an EEO Employer. Auxiliary aids or services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Veterans and their eligible spouses receive priority of service. NOTE TO JOB QUEST USERS - clicking \"Interested\" on this position in Job Quest does not mean you have submitted an application for the position, this function only saves the position in your list of saved jobs.