Director Position Information Sheet
The Gay-Kimball Library (GKL) Board of Trustees is seeking a new director who is welcoming, innovative, tech-savvy, organized, and an effective communicator with strong leadership qualities. The GKL enjoys broad support in the community including an amicable and effective relationship with Town Hall and Troy Elementary School. The Library Director reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for overall operations of the library including but not limited to the development and monitoring of the annual operating budget, personnel supervision, facility management, programing for all ages, and services.
Troy (17.6 sq. mi, pop. 2,140) is an attractive New England town nestled at the base of beautiful Mount Monadnock in Southwestern New Hampshire. It is home to many recreational opportunities and is within easy driving distance to numerous mountains, hikes, lakes and the cities of Boston, Portland, and Brattleboro (VT).
This is a salaried, exempt position with a 35-hour workweek that is flexible to include meetings and events that do not fall during normal library hours. Evening and occasional Saturday hours are required.
Qualifications: Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is preferred or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of four years of progressively responsible library experience including supervisory and administrative work. Demonstrated customer service skills.
The salary range is $38,000 – $43,000 depending on the candidate’s level of experience and qualifications. The position’s generous benefit package includes health and dental insurance, NH retirement, and sick and vacation time. Hiring is contingent on a background check.
Interested candidates can send a cover letter, résumé and 3 references in a single PDF or Word document to GKLtrustees@gmail.com with the subject – Gay-Kimball Library Director Position.
The position is open until filled and application review begins immediately.