Employment Opportunities

The Ridgefield Library maintains a staff of 40 full- and part-time employees, including professional librarians, support staff for library operations and administration. The Ridgefield Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact: Assistant Director Mary Rindfleisch 203-438-2282 x11009  mfrind@ridgefieldlibrary.org

Ridgefield (CT) Library. Children’s Library Department Head. Community-focused public library seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking leader with a passion for youth services, proven managerial skills, and meaningful professional experience for our busy and exceptionally responsive Children’s department.

Our Head of Children’s Services will inspire a dedicated team through engaged management of all aspects of youth services and will serve as a key member of the Library’s management team. Proficiency with current technology and applications as well as familiarity with emerging trends expected. MLS from an ALA accredited school, with progressively responsible, relevant experience, including 3 years of supervisory experience in a public or school library setting are necessary for success. 

Compensation Range: $62-66,000, depending on experience, plus a generous benefits package. Full job description here. Please submit a cover letter with resume to: Leslie Vuilleumier, mlvuill@ridgefieldlibrary.org by 2/27/17.


New Library Director Named

We are pleased to announce that effective January 2, 2017, Brenda McKinley will become the new Director of the Ridgefield Library, succeeding Chris Nolan who is retiring December 31 after 16 years of service.  Brenda joins us after 20 years at the C.H. Booth Library in Newtown, CT, most recently as Director.  Click here to learn more.