Library Director

Mattapoisett Public Library

Full Time Library Director


Library Director
Town of Mattapoisett
Mattapoisett, MA (6,500 pop.), is seeking a Library Director to provide executive leadership in the strategic delivery of Mattapoisett’s network of library services and programming tailored to serve the needs of the community’s residents and all library patrons. The next Library Director will lead the development of services designed to promote lifelong learning, encourage curiosity, and build community. Mattapoisett is a true New England seaside port located in southeastern Massachusetts, approximately 60 miles south of Boston. The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is considered the heart of the community and strongly supported by residents and local officials.


Preferred candidates will have experience working in a library, preferably in a similar-sized community, and will be skilled in leadership, financial management, and communication. Candidates should enjoy working with the public, have a strong sense of community, and excellent listening skills. Candidates should have a proven record of collaborative leadership and be highly organized, innovative, team-oriented, and skilled at working with other town departments, boards, peers, volunteers, and stakeholders. Master of Library and Information Science degree is required.

Education Required: M.L.I.S.

Salary: $80K

Closing Date: 04/17/2024

Contact Information: 

Position is open until filled. For a guaranteed review of application materials, submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, by April 17, 2024, 3:00 p.m. EST, subject line: Mattapoisett Library Director, to:

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at

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