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Library Director, West Falmouth (Falmouth)

The Board of Trustees of the West Falmouth Library, located in West Falmouth, Massachusetts, is seeking a qualified library director to serve as administrator and manager of this independent, community, non-profit library in accordance with policies established by the Board of Library Trustees.  The Board of Trustees recently completed a major expansion and renovation of the Library and seeks continued growth.   The director works in close cooperation with and is directly accountable to the Board of Trustees, serving as its advisor and as an active participant in policy and budget development, fundraising, goal setting, planning and evaluation. The position requires attendance at Library events outside of working hours and at monthly Board meetings. The Director participates in major fundraising and fundraising events when requested with participation and assistance from staff.   The Director is responsible for all aspects of Library operations:  collection and program development, uses of technology as a public and staff resource, community relations, oversight of library building and grounds maintenance. Fiscal responsibilities include assisting with fundraising and development as well as assisting the finance committee with development of the annual library budget. The director oversees an operating budget of over $200,000.  The Director works closely with various Board committees, specifically the following standing committees: finance, governance, development and the following ad hoc committees: community events, special events and volunteer.  The director supervises the Assistant Director in charge of Development and Community Programs as well as 11 – 13-part time employees plus volunteers and oversees an operating budget of over $200,000 for FY 2019-2020.


To apply please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to by September 13, 2019.


Qualifications:  A candidate with a Master’s Degree in Library Science is preferred. A candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years in a leadership position may be considered.  Salary:  $36,000 annually with paid vacations and sick leave.  The position is part time at 24 hours a work week

Full/Part Time

Part Time





Closing Date

August 30, 2019

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to by August 30, 2019


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