Director Job Listing at Commonwealth of Massachusetts in Boston, MA (Job ID commonwealthma-J34022)

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Location: Boston, MA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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DirectorAdministrator VIII

Agency Name:
Massachusetts Board Of Library Commissioners
Official Title:
Administrator VIII
Functional Title:
Director
Occupational Group:
Not Used
Position Type:
Non-Civil Service
Full-Time or Part-Time:
Full-Time
Salary Range:
$48,478.04 to $118,278.12 Annually
Bargaining Unit:
M99
Shift:
Day
Confidential:
No
Number Of Vacancies:
1
City/Town:
Boston
Region:
BOSTON
Facility Location:
98 North Washington St.

Suite 401

Boston, Ma 02114
Application Deadline:
06-13-2014
Apply Online:
No
Posting ID:
J34022
This position is funded from the Commonwealth''s annual operating budget.Duties:
The Board of Library Commissioners, the agency of state
government with the statutory authority and responsibility
to organize, develop, coordinate and improve library
services throughout the Commonwealth, seeks a Director. The
Director reports to a governing board of nine commissioners
appointed by the Governor. Responsibilities include
planning, initiating, organizing, promoting, and evaluating
statewide programs of library service; directing and guiding
an agency staff of 22; and the administration of an annual
budget of $22 million in state funds, $3 million in federal
funds, and approximately $20 million in capital public
library construction funds. Board administered programs
include state aid and construction assistance for public
libraries; licensing of electronic resources for use by
residents of the Commonwealth; resource sharing and
technology services through the Massachusetts Library
System, automated networks, and the Library for the
Commonwealth; services for Blind and disabled residents; and
advisory and continuing education services for librarians
and trustees.
Qualifications:
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Applicants must have at least (A) five years of full-time or equivalent part-time, supervisory or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration and (B) of which at least two years must have been in a management capacity.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: None
Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS and significant
library experience of which not less than 5 years have been
in an administrative capacity. Desired abilities, skills
and knowledge include strong leadership and consensus
building skills, demonstrated ability to interact
effectively with public officials, the library community and
media, excellent communications and public speaking skills
and a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of current
issues and trends in libraries of all types.

How To Apply:
Please mail cover letter and resume to: Director Search Committee, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners 98 North Washington Street Suite 401 Boston, MA 02114 Re: Job Posting:J34022
Agency Web Address:
http://mblc.state.ma.us/Diversity Officer:
Mr. William Morton, (617) 725-1860
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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