Library Director

Pembroke Public Library

Full Time Library Director


The Director will be responsible for FY23 budget of $775,000 and a staff of 7 full time and 21 part-time employees in a community of 20,000 residents. The Director plans and supervises the operation of the public library, develops library policies, programs, and procedures, manages the library expenditures, and prepares and manages the budget presented to the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager. The Director is responsible for providing services to effectively meet the cultural, recreational, historical, and educational needs of the community. The successful candidate must remain active in state and professional library organizations. Duties will include overseeing and monitoring staffing levels, handling all personnel management, and providing appropriate staff training to remain up to date in technology usage and changes to the library profession. This position is responsible for long-range planning for library services meeting all federal, state, and local guidelines and for the acquisition, development, and implementation of grants.


A minimum of five years experience in a public library and at least three years of progressively responsible experience in administration.

Education Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school. Also required: Certification from the MA Board of Library Commissioners.

Salary: $76,465 – $87,720 in three steps, 40 hours/week with some nights/weekends

Closing Date: January 6, 2023

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