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     The Board of Trustees of The Montvale Free Public Library is seeking a talented and highly capable director who is also a dedicated, hands-on librarian.  (See job description.)

     Montvale—with 7844 residents, according to the 2010 Census—is a suburban community in northern New Jersey, located less than an hour’s drive from New York City.  It boasts an excellent school system comprised of a K – 4 elementary school, a 5 – 8 middle school, and a high school with a graduation rate of 98%.

     The 15,000-square-foot Montvale Library occupies most of the first floor of a municipal complex which also houses the Police Department and all Borough Administrative departments.  Circulation exceeds 116,000 annually.

     In addition to the director, staff members include a full-time Youth Services Coordinator, three part-time professional librarians, a part-time Adult Program Coordinator, and eleven part-time library assistants.

     Municipal appropriation in 2018 is $806,294.

     The Board of Trustees invites interest from qualified individuals who should have a minimum of three years of supervisory experience in a public library.  Exceptional interpersonal skills are required.  MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution and a New Jersey Professional Librarian’s Certificate are necessary.  This is a full-time position requiring day, evening, and weekend hours.  Also necessary:  compliance with the residency requirements of the New Jersey First Act within one year of the date of hire.

     Excellent benefits include medical, dental, vision and pension (Public Employees Retirement System).

     Salary range:  $75,000 - $85,000.

     Mail cover letter and resume, which must include three professional references, to:
                   Search Committee
                   The Montvale Free Public Library
                   Suite 100
                   12 Mercedes Drive
                   Montvale, N.J.  07645

     (References will not be contacted unless an applicant is a final candidate for the position.)

     Application deadline is April 30.  Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.  Sorry, no telephone calls.  Only candidates of interest will be contacted.

Last updated April 4, 2018
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