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Director, Lincoln Public Library (Lincoln)

The Lincoln Public Library seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and forward-thinking professional as its next Library Director – someone who enjoys and excels at customer service, approaches challenges and opportunities with an open mind and respect for others, and promotes and empowers a diverse and inclusive community.    The Lincoln Library, a charming, picturesque building located in the heart of Lincoln’s historic district, also houses the town’s primary archival vault.  As the Co-Director of the Lincoln Town Archives, the Library Director is also dedicated to protecting, shepherding, and expanding artistic and historical practices, records, and artifacts.  Read the full job description HERE.

The Library Director works with an outstanding and highly professional staff, devoted and energetic Friends of the Library, and a supportive Board of Trustees to plan and deliver exceptional patron-centered services and resources.  Named one of the top 20, 5-star libraries in the nation in its expenditure class by the Library Journal in 2022, the Lincoln Library would welcome a Director who can continue to lead the effort to maintain that remarkable level of service.  To that end, the successful candidate is self-motivated, level-headed, judicious, detail oriented, organized, flexible, creative, tech-savvy, a great multi-tasker with strong verbal and written communication skills and a robust sense of humor, a can-do attitude, and a friendly and professional demeanor.


Required: A minimum of 5 years of professional library experience at progressively more responsible levels, including 3 years of supervisory experience.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$90,000.00 - $105,000.00  / year

Salary Notes

Plus benefits

Closing Date

March 31, 2023

How to Apply

Applicants should send a letter of interest succinctly explaining why they are a good fit for this position, a resume, and 5 references to Daniel Pereira, Assistant Town Administrator, at DPEREIRA@LINCNET.ORG by MARCH 31, 2023.  Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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