The Blue Hill Library has an anticipated opening for an Assistant Director. This is a full-time, year-round position with regular night and weekend shifts plus some irregular hours. The successful applicant will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, computer proficiency, prior supervisory experience, an outgoing personality, and a positive, pro-patron, service-minded attitude. Prior library employment experience and/or an ALA-accredited Masters in Library Science or equivalent would be a plus.
Major responsibilities include working closely with other staff to design and implement engaging cultural programs, acting as the circulation manager, and providing great reference and inter-library loan services. This position requires nearly constant interaction with the public, volunteers and coworkers.
Potential applicants are encouraged to review the full job description prior to applying
Compensation for this exempt, salaried position is $44,000-$46,000 annually, plus benefits as outlined in the library’s employee handbook.
To apply, send an introductory letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to:
Richard Boulet, Library Director
Blue Hill Public Library
5 Parker Point Road
Blue Hill, ME 04614
You may also e-mail your application materials as a combined PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position is expected to be open around May 1st. A review of applications will begin on 4/15/21 and will continue until the successful candidate is selected.
About the Blue Hill Public Library:
The Blue Hill Public Library is a 501(c)(3) public library that employs a staff equivalent to 8 full time employees, serves 6,500 patrons, is open 55 hours weekly, and lends from a collection of 44,000 items. The library is busy community hub, in a normal year recording 120,000 annual visits and 100,000+ circulation transactions. In 2020 the library hosted over 350 library-sponsored cultural programs for various ages.
More information about the library’s activities is available here:
The Blue Hill Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and its management intends to fulfill, to the letter of the law, all provisions under federal, state, and local employment regulations which prohibit discrimination with respect to employment.