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Library Director, Dighton Public Library (Dighton)

The Dighton Public Library Board of Trustees seeks qualified and experienced applicants to serve as the Dighton Public Library Director. 

The Library Director, under the supervision of the Board of Trustees and in accordance with Chapter 78 of the Massachusetts General Laws, will perform administrative, supervisory and technical work in planning and management of all library operations, including but not limited to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance, and library operations and services in conformity of the policies established by the Board of Trustees and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

With competitive salary and benefits, the Town of Dighton is proud of its reputation as a family-oriented employer with a positive municipal culture and broad opportunities for professional growth and development. Full job description and application available.

 This Public Library Director position is currently funded up to a maximum amount of $65,000.00 annually (depending on qualifications and experience).

 The Town of Dighton is a smoke, drug free and EOE/AA/Employer


The successful candidate will hold a Masters in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited school or have library experience while attaining the MLS.

The Library Director must possess leadership skills, independent judgment, and initiative in planning and overseeing the management and administration of the library.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Library Board of Trustees in the development of library policies, and delivery of library services to meet individual, community, and regional needs.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$65,000.00  / year

Salary Notes

Up to $65,000 dependent on qualifications and experience

Closing Date

How to Apply

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, a Town of Dighton Employment Application in PDF form, and the names of three (3) references to the Human Resources Coordinator, Karin Brady at Applicants are encouraged to review the job description prior to submitting applications. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with a first review of initial candidates beginning on September 28, 2023.


2023-09-14 |  Quick link to this job