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Assistant Library Director, Ipswich Public Library (Ipswich)

Responsible for assisting the Library Director in the planning, organization, supervision, development and administration of all library services, personnel, operations, technology and programs. Assumes the duties of the Library Director in his/her absence. Is directly responsible the Adult Services department, ensuring operational and budget efficiency. Assists in personnel selection. Directly supervises the staff of the Circulation Department and assists the Director in the supervision and evaluation of all personnel. Assists Director in evaluation and assessment of overall departmental functions and in the implementation of new service objectives and programs. Is responsible for oversight of all library computer networks, software and electronic resources. Plans and facilitates adult program offerings.

A detailed job description can be found on the Town of Ipswich's website:


A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited graduate library school. 

Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years’ professional public library experience at progressively responsible levels.  

Strong understanding of computer hardware and software. 

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with library staff, patrons, outside vendors and other Town departments.

Knowledge of marketing, publicity, and social media desired. 

A complete list of qualifications can be found in the complete job description on the Town of Ipswich website:

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$72,000.00 - $76,000.00  / year

Closing Date

February 9, 2023

How to Apply

Please submit a resume, letter of interest, and a Town of Ipswich application.


2023-01-18 |  Quick link to this job