Bixby searches for its next Director

The Bixby Library is searching for its next library director as our current director Jane Spencer has announced her retirement in June 2018.

The Bixby Library is an incorporated non-profit that serves our five-town community of 8,000 residents. Built in 1911, the library is notable as one of the top ten historical buildings in the state of Vermont.  The Bixby’s annual budget is $264,638 with a staff of 3.8 FTE and a team of committed volunteers. With a new strategic plan adopted last year, the Bixby is on an ambitious course to generate excitement, fulfill community needs and increase support from its residents.

Our new director will recognize the tremendous opportunity to lead the staff in building partnerships, marketing the library, advocating for the Bixby and ensuring that library operations are responsive to community needs. We are looking for an outgoing individual who is action-oriented and ready to make a difference. For more information, see the job description here.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree; a master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited program is preferred. Management and supervisory experience required. 3-5 years experience working in a library or non-profit organization preferred. Successful grant-writing experience required.  

Send a letter of interest, indicating how your qualifications match our requirements, and your resume to searchcommittee@bixbylibrary.org by March 1, 2018 for first consideration. The position is available in late June.