The town of Dartmouth is currently recruiting for a Library Director. This position performs highly responsible work requiring the frequent exercise of leadership, independent judgment, and initiative in planning and overseeing the administration of the libraries and in the development and delivery of library services to meet individual community and regional needs. The Library Director oversees and supervises the daily operation of the public library, and all aspects of administration including personnel, budget, purchasing and programming. Additionally, the Library Director develops and implements policies; analyzes library service needs and library resources, recommends plans, programs, and budgets to the Board of Trustees, prepares related reports and statistics; recruits, selects, and supervises professional, para-professional, clerical and library custodial personnel; represents the interests of the board to the town, the state, and other organizations; plans and carries out public relations activities; confers with library users on matters involving interpretation of rules, suggestions, complaints and questions; prepares various grant proposals; and keeps current with professional concerns in areas of management, technology, etc.

Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited school; seven years of experience in library administration, at least three of which involved supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The salary range for this position is $89,522-$116,378.

Interested candidates may submit employment application, cover letter and resume to:

Full job description and employment applications can be found on the town of Dartmouth website, on the Employment Opportunities page.