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10/3/2014 - Library Director

Library Director Job Posting - Cumberland County Library


Job Opportunity

Library Director

Cumberland County, NJ

Salary: Dependent upon skills and experience


Cumberland County Library located in Southern New Jersey seeks energetic and creative library director.


Duties: The Director reports to a five-member Library Commission and is responsible for library planning, personnel, the annual budget, public relations, state reporting, the physical needs of the library building and the development of library services.  The Director works closely with the Cumberland County government and works cooperatively with other public libraries in the Login library network.  Supervises a staff of 13 full-time equivalents.  


Requirements and experience:

MLS and NJ Public Librarian Certification and eight years in a management or administrative capacity in a public library.


Knowledge and Skills: Thorough knowledge of principles and practices involved in the operation of a public library, strong oral and written communication skills, ability to utilize current social media tools, excellent planning and organization skills, knowledge of current library technologies, the ability to advocate for the library’s goals and programs, experience and knowledge with grant-writing, ability to promote library services through a variety of community relations outlets



Contact Information:

TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references postmarked by OCTOBER 27, 2014 to: Mary Moyer, Cumberland County Library Commission Chair, Cumberland County Library, 800 E. Commerce Street, Bridgeton, NJ 08302 or email to:   

Application deadline is October 27, 2014.