Executive Director-Princeton Public Library (NJ)
The Board of Trustees of the Princeton Public Library (NJ) seeks an innovative and seasoned Executive Director to manage the Library’s stellar staff and to ensure that our award winning library continues to improve, innovate and grow as the town’s most valued public destination.
The Ideal Candidate: The Executive Director will have the demonstrated ability to:
An ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science, a New Jersey librarian certificate issued by Thomas Edison State University (or eligibility for immediately acquiring one) and a minimum of ten (10) years of public library management experience with a five year demonstrated record of significant success in the supervision of administration and operations. Preference will be given to candidates with Director/Assistant Director experience or candidates who have successfully worked with a governing body of a large non-profit institution. In addition to fulfilling the major responsibilities and qualifications of this position, the successful candidate will also possess superior interpersonal and consensus building skills, show sensitivity and awareness of group dynamics and foster an environment of open and honest communication. The new Executive Director will be an effective library leader who is able to demonstrate a strong commitment to securing the role of the Library as the major cultural, intellectual, and social heart of Princeton. Other Important Information: New Jersey residency is required within one year of the date of hire. Successful completion of a criminal and financial background check is also required. Compensation: The salary for this position is highly competitive and includes an individualized compensation package. Health coverage is subject to a NJ State mandated employee contribution and membership in the New Jersey Public Employee Retirement System is mandatory.
To apply, submit via e-mail a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three (3) quality job references that must include a current or former board member or supervisor to Bonnie Sprouls, Human Resources Director at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31, 2019. Applications received after that date may not be considered. The Princeton Public Library is an ADA/EOE compliant employer.