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Director, Wendell Free Library (Wendell)

The Library Director is responsible for the management and operation of the library and its programs of services in accordance with policies established by the Board of Trustees. The Director supervises all aspects of library operation, including services, staff, budget, programming, community outreach, social media, public relations, and the writing and management of grants. 


Qualifications (MLBC Requirements) A Bachelor’s degree is required. Administrative and supervisory experience is preferred as are strong written and oral communication skills and organizational skills. 

Applicants must have a pleasant personality and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others. 

Applicants must understand or be willing to learn library administration including finance management of all fund types, preparation and management of annual budget, personnel administration, grant writing, strategic planning, technology and public relations. 

Applicants should be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Trustees, Friends, library staff and volunteers, town officials and the general public. 

Applicants should have or be willing to learn the principles and practice of public library functions, including collection management, circulation services, and programming. 

Applicants should have knowledge of and ability to use computers and software to conduct database searches, spreadsheet management, word processing, and cataloging. 

Physical Requirements: 

Up to one-third of time is spent standing, walking, stooping or reaching with hands or arms. Up to two-thirds of the time is spent using hands or fingers, handling or feeling objects, tools, or controls. 

The director is regularly required to sit, walk, and hear, lift 10 pounds and on occasion as much as 30 pounds, seldom more than 50 pounds, use close vision and adjust focus, use personal computers and office machines 

Full/Part Time

Full Time





Closing Date

February 10, 2020

How to Apply

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