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Library Director, Chase Lbrary Association, Inc (Harwich)

The Board of Directors of the Chase Library Association is seeking a new Library Director to coordinate library services to the local community.  Chase Library is a small, historic, trustee-run (not associated with CLAMS) library in the village of West Harwich.  The library dates back to 1905 and its building is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Candidates should be interested in preservation, library development, fund raising, and future planning.  

The position is part time; the library is open 10 hours per week including Tuesday and Saturday hours.  No evening hours are required.


A four-year degree is preferred though not required.  A background in library sciences and past experience in delivering library services are required.  Among other things, the librarian will be responsible for planning and delivering patron-centered services including reader advisory services; developing and updating a comprehensive library inventory; using current technology and social media to promote the library; and serving as library spokesperson.  Of primary importance are excellent interpersonal skills, experience in pursuing fund raising and grant opportunities, planning and executing library programs, advising the Board on matters of operation, policies/procedures, programs and services as well as regulatory compliance.

Full/Part Time

Part Time




$14.00 per hour

Closing Date

March 12, 2021

How to Apply

The position start date is June 1, 2021, when the chosen candidate will meet with the outgoing director to plan a series of orientation sessions in June.  These dates will be at the discretion of both the old and new directors and will be paid sessions.  The newly appointed Director positon begins July 1, 2021.

To apply:  Email cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to Chase Library at:   Plese type "Library Director Application" in the Subject line.


2021-02-01 |  Quick link to this job