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Interim Library Director, Swampscott Public Library (Swampscott)

Swampscott Public Library is seeking an interim Library Director, starting immediately. Come enjoy the beautiful Northshore! This position serves as manager of library operations, while the Board of Trustees conducts a search for a permanent director. The Board of Trustees is seeking a candidate with the following qualifications:

The Interim Library Director is directly accountable to the Board of Trustees and the Town Administrator. 

Responsibilities include:

* Working closely with the Board of Trustees including attending monthly Board meetings

* Actively participating in policy, budget development, goal setting, planning and fundraising

* Grant writing

* Responsible for managing a staff of 17, plus volunteers.

* Overseeing all aspects of library operations including collection management, program development, community relations, oversight of library building and grounds, and maintenance

* Participating in fundraising and development activities

* Requires attending library events outside working hours


MLS from an ALA accredited program; five years professional experience in public library including at least two years in a supervisory position.  Prior Library Director experience preferred.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$85,000.00 - $100,000.00  / year

Closing Date

How to Apply

Applications will be reviewed as received until the position is filled.

Please send a cover letter and resume to

References included


2021-09-08 |  Quick link to this job