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Library Director, Shrewsbury Public Library (Shrewsbury)

The Town of Shrewsbury is seeking a Library Director to join our executive leadership team. The Shrewsbury Public Library is comprised of a Director, an Assistant Director, one Head of Technical Services, one Head of Circulation Services, one Head of Children’s Services, one Reference Librarian, one Electronic Resources Librarian, one Children’s Librarian, one Young Adult Librarian/Volunteer Coordinator, one Library Technology Specialist, and four Administrative Assistants. Thirty-five part time employees support the Library and as well as a plethora of volunteers. The incumbent Library Director will be retiring this spring after enjoying fifteen years with the Town.


Duties require a Master of Library and Information Science degree from an accredited college accepted by the American Library Association, and 5-7 years of progressively responsible related experience.Thorough knowledge of the principles of library science, organization and functions; thorough knowledge of library administration including personnel and budgeting; ability to analyze and solve problems; ability to develop data and recommendations influencing policy; complete competence in oral and written communications; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, corporate representatives, officials of other agencies and the general public. Thorough knowledge of library information systems and technologies.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$86,057.40 - $120,480.36

Closing Date

How to Apply

For more information regarding this position, visit the Town of Shrewsbury’s website When applying for this position a cover letter and resume may be submitted via email to Kristina Anderson, Human Resources Coordinator, at indicating the position you are applying to in the subject line. Initial review of applicants will begin on November 12, 2019. Position open until filled.


2019-10-07 |  Quick link to this job