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Library Director, Holland Public Library, Holland, MA

Library Director, Holland Public Library


The Town of Holland is seeking an energetic and innovative professional to fill the position of library director, a part-time position. Duties will include, but are not limited to: circulation functions, collection development and the promotion of library programs and services including social media management. Also included is budget preparation, the hiring and supervision of staff and applying for, implementing and administering grant funds.


The ideal candidate should have a strong commitment to public service, strong interpersonal skills and possess an understanding of or a willingness to learn town government and the municipal budget process. The ideal candidate will also have a working knowledge of or  be willing to learn the process of building a new library and all of the intricacies included within, from the early planning stages to the final move to the new location. Finally, the candidate will also be responsible for the creation and development of a working Friends group.



Masters in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution or Massachusetts state certification is required. Two years of library experience preferred. Must demonstrate excellence in providing customer service and effective communication, both verbally and in writing, with the public, other staff and vendors. Must demonstrate a high regard for patron privacy and library policies. An interest in reading and current technology is essential. Familiarity with the CW Mars/Evergreen system is essential.


Full/Part Time

Part Time


MLS or must hold a professional certificate of Librarianship


$19.50 hourly for a 17-hour workweek, which includes Some hours of desk duty


Closing Date

January 5, 2018

How to Apply

Please submit a letter of interest, highlighting specific qualifications for this position, and a resume with three references to: Attn: Chair, Holland Library Board of Trustees, 23 Sturbridge Road, Holland MA 01521.

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