The town of Avon is seeking a Director of the Avon Public Library to oversee and manage a wide spectrum of programs, services, and resources for patrons of the Avon Public Library.  The Director works under the policy direction of the Board of Library Trustees and in accordance with the standards of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC) and the Massachusetts General Laws.

The Director oversees day-to-day operation of the Avon Public Library while developing library policies, programs, and procedures in conjunction with the Board of Library Trustees.  This position performs highly responsible work requiring frequent exercise of leadership, independent judgment, and initiative in planning, organizing, and managing the town’s public library and in the development of library services to meet individual, community, and regional needs.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college (MBLC requirement).  Master’s degree Preferred in library science or related field.  Minimum of five years of experience with exposure to all services areas including three years in a responsible administrative position with ability to create budgets and manage finances; and ability to speak and write effectively and clearly.  Offer of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a full background check which includes a physical exam, drug screen and CORI check.

Qualified applicants should send resume, town application and cover letter to Shanna Faro, 65 E. Main Street, Avon, MA 023022 or humanresources@avon-ma.gov. For complete posting, town application and job description visit www.avon-ma.govHiring Salary Range is $55,000 – $63,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a Full time 35-hour per week including some evenings and Saturdays, exempt, benefit-eligible position. Position open until filled. Resumes will be reviewed as received with preference to those received by July 23, 2021. EOE/AA

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