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Library Director, TOWN OF STONEHAM (Stoneham)

The Town of Stoneham, a small, residential community just 10 miles north of Boston, is seeking to fill
the full-time position of Library Director. The Stoneham Public Library is situated in the heart of
downtown Stoneham in a historic Carnegie library building. The library serves a population of over
23,000 residents and is part of the North of Boston Library Exchange regional network.

The Library Director is responsible for the management, direction, and administration of the Stoneham
Public Library, including all library services, personnel, policies, outreach, and programs. The successful
candidate will be:
• a strong communicator able to advocate for the library at all levels of municipal and state
• an adept multitasker able to juggle and prioritize among competing areas of focus,
• a capable delegator and manager able to motivate staff to perform at their best, and
• a problem solver able to think creatively and innovatively about the opportunities and challenges
facing public libraries.


A Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited American Library Association
Program is required with a certificate from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. A
minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in professional library
work, including administrative and supervisory responsibility

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$88,000.00 - $95,000.00  / year

Salary Notes

Compensation commensurate with education and experience.

Closing Date


How to Apply

First review of applications will take place on August 11, 2022. 

A complete job description, employment application and application submission instructions are available
on the Town’s website under Departments/ Human Resources/Town of
Stoneham Job Opportunities

Applicants are instructed to submit a cover letter, resume and the Town of Stoneham job application
via email to

Human Resources, Stoneham Town Hall, 35 Center Street, Stoneham, MA 02180

Stoneham is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in our workforce and
are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees


2022-07-12 |  Quick link to this job