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11/17/2016 - Library Director

Cumberland County Library
800 E. Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
October 26, 2016

Library Director

Cumberland County, NJ
Unclassified Position
Salary: Dependent upon skills and experience

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

The Director reports to a five-member Library Commission and is responsible for library planning, personnel, the annual budget, public relations, state reporting, and 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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to:

Dennis Cook, Cumberland County Library Commission Chair
Cumberland County Library
800 E. Commerce Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Or email to:

Application deadline is November 28, 2016.

The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer Striving for Diversity in the Workplace.