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Library Director, Bancroft Memorial Library, Hopedale, MA

Public Library Director

Hopedale, MA

The Bancroft Memorial Library is seeking a proven leader with a strong public service commitment to administer and direct the functions, activities and operations of the library, to include reporting on the same.

Candidate must have an ALA-accredited MLS degree; three to five years of public library experience; leadership ability and a high degree of motivation, initiative, and resourcefulness; strong interpersonal skills for interaction with library staff, library users, and town officials; skills to manage and keep current the library's technology; the ability to speak and write effectively, including grant writing; and the ability to exercise independent judgment in decision-making.

Located in historic Hopedale, MA, 30 miles southwest of Boston, the library building is on the National Historic Register. Our ideal candidate will be familiar with preservation of historic documents, maintenance of an historic building, and will embrace this opportunity with the same passion expressed by our library Board of Trustees, staff, and community.

The salary range for this position is $52,852 - 60,700 and includes a full range of benefits.  A complete job description is available on the Library's website

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three professional letters of recommendation to:

Board of Library Trustees
c/o Town Administrator
P.O. Box 7

Hopedale, MA 01747


Or email:

Deadline for applications is Nov. 15, 2018. 

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