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Library Director, Pembroke Public Library (Pembroke)

The Board of Library Trustees of the Pembroke Public Library seeks qualified applicants for the position of LIBRARY DIRECTOR. 

The Director will be responsible for FY23 budget of $775,000 and a staff of 7 full time and 21 part-time employees in a community of 20,000 residents. The Director plans and supervises the operation of the public library, develops library policies, programs, and procedures, manages the library expenditures, and prepares and manages the budget presented to the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager. 

The Director is responsible for providing services to effectively meet the cultural, recreational, historical, and educational needs of the community. The successful candidate must remain active in state and professional library organizations. Duties will include overseeing and monitoring staffing levels, handling all personnel management, and providing appropriate staff training to remain up to date in technology usage and changes to the library profession.

This position is responsible for long-range planning for library services meeting all federal, state, and local guidelines and for the acquisition, development, and implementation of grants. 


Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school, with a minimum of five years’ experience in a public library and at least three years of progressively responsible experience in administration.

Also required: Certification from the MA Board of Library Commissioners. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$76,465.00 - $87,720.00  / year

Salary Notes

$76,465 - $87,720 in three steps, 40 hours/week with some nights/weekends.

Closing Date


How to Apply

Cover letter, resume, and three professional references should be emailed to:, or mailed to Board of Library Trustees, Pembroke Public Library, 142 Center St, Pembroke MA, 02359. AA/EOE


2022-11-06 |  Quick link to this job