The Board of Library Trustees of the West Bridgewater Public Library seeks an innovative, dynamic, and experienced library professional to serve as Library Director.

Under the general direction of the elected Board of Library Trustees, the Library Director is responsible for planning, organizing, reviewing and directing all library activities, blending traditional and innovative strategies in the use of materials, programs, technology, and space. The Library Director oversees the daily operations of the library; develops and implements library policies, procedures, and short and long range goals; directs and performs public relation activities; supervises staff; develops and administers the department budget; and oversees the physical plant.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited school with five years of progressively responsible public library experience including supervisory experience. Knowledge of principles and practices of library work, automated library systems, and use of library resources and information technology required. Must have excellent customer service skills, the ability to communicate effectively, be both creative and resourceful and must possess excellent technology skills.

The starting salary for the position is budgeted at $80,648.00 for FY23 and includes a full benefits package.

To apply for the position, please visit the West Bridgewater Public Library website at: and click on Job Openings. A cover letter, resume, and three professional references must be submitted by email to the Board of Library Trustees, Attention Deborah A. Lancaster, Chairperson at: no later than Wednesday, Aug. 5.

Additional information about the West Bridgewater Public Library and the community can be reviewed on the town’s website:

The town of West Bridgewater is an equal opportunity employer.