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Library Director, West Falmouth Library, West Falmouth, MA

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.


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.

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

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