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Library Director, Wayland Free Public Library (Wayland)

The Library Director is responsible for managing and administering all the operations, services and programs of the Wayland Free Public Library in accord with the policies established by the Board of Library Trustees and the Town. Successful candidates will have a high degree of leadership and independent initiative in planning and developing goals and objectives while carrying out the basic policies of the Board of Library Trustees. The Library Director reports to the Board of Library Trustees.  The Library Director is responsible for administering all policies and programs to ensure compliance with all municipal, state and federal laws.  Other responsibilities include the following:

Management and supervision of all full-time and part-time Library staff and volunteers ensuring compliance with Town policy and collective bargaining agreements;
Preparation of annual budget, manage operating accounts and other sources of revenue;
Maintenance/repairs, implements safety procedures, ensures cleanliness of facility and understanding of importance of maintaining/restoring Wayland’s historic facility;Attends all Board of Library Trustee meetings;
Represents the Wayland Free Library at Town and departmental meetings;
Develops and implements public relations programs to promote the Library's role in the Wayland community;
Participates in the Minuteman Library Network to keep abreast of new technology/trends.
Other responsibilities as needed.
Successful candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work nights and weekends as required.


Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Master's Degree in Library Science from ALA accredited school. 

Experience:  Five (5) years of supervisory experience in a Library Setting

Certification: Massachusetts Board of Library Commission Professional Certificate of Librarianship

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$99,956.00 - $130,420.00  / year

Salary Notes

Classification N-11

Closing Date

June 19, 2023 or until filled

How to Apply

Interested candidates can find the job posting at and should contact the Town of Wayland for full job description and application process. 


2023-05-25 |  Quick link to this job