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Open Positions

Library Director – Fairfield Free Public Library

The Fairfield Free Public Library Board of Trustees is searching for a creative, dynamic, experienced leader to serve as Library Director.

We are a suburban library with an enthusiastic public. We are looking for an energetic person to enhance our programs and continue our involved presence in the community.

Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in Library Science, (MLS/MLIS/MI) from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association
• Minimum of 3 year’s experience in a supervisory position in a public library
• Excellent leadership and communication skills including the ability to supervise and motivate library staff and volunteers
• Ability to work effectively with library trustees, elected officials, and community groups
• Ability to utilize technological innovations and trends in a digital library
• Experience in developing yearly budgets and projections
• Sound public speaking skills required
• Solid fundraising and grant-writing skills preferred
• Ability to speak a foreign language a plus
Compensation:

Is commensurate with experience and meets NJLA minimum salary recommendation for MLS/MLIS/MI holders

How to Apply:

For consideration, please email cover letter, resume and references to ffpldirectorsearch@gmail.com.

Notices:

The Fairfield Free Public Library is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability.


Teen Volunteers

We have several opportunities for teen engagement. Please email Youth Services at ffpl@ffpl.org for more information, or visit our Teen Services page.