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Assistant Director, Whitman Public Library (Whitman)

The Whitman Public Library is a small public library in a welcoming community approximately 40 minutes south of Boston. We welcome enthusiastic and friendly candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Library Director at our small but busy library.

The Assistant Director will oversee all aspects of library services for adults including technical assistance, reference services, bibliographic instruction, collection development of adult materials and resources, and the development and implementation of adult programming.

The ideal candidate must be comfortable working directly with the public and assisting them with all information needs. The ability to multitask and a willingness to perform hands-on library work are essential to the position.

This position has a typical workweek of 35 hours though additional hours may be required from time to time. One - two evening shift(s) per week and roughly one-two Saturdays a month is required along with attendance at special meetings and programs. 

Other duties as assigned.

Complete description of the position is available upon request.


ALA accredited MLS or MLIS preferred, current MLS students and recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply.

2-3 years of public library experience preferred.

Experience in reference services, including resources and techniques.

Comfort with emerging technologies.

Programming experience preferred.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$50,000.00 - $55,000.00  / year

Salary Notes

Includes town benefits

Closing Date

How to Apply

To Apply:

Qualified candidates who are interested in the position should apply to the director at the address listed below (email preferred). Please include in your application a cover letter and resume.

Marcie Walsh-O’Connor, Director

Whitman Public Library

100 Webster Street

Whitman, MA 02382


2021-08-18 |  Quick link to this job