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Library Director, Town of Boxford Public Library (Boxford)

The Town of Boxford has an opening for the position of Library Director to manage and lead
the Boxford Public Library. Reporting to the elected Board of Library Trustees, the Library
Director is responsible for the management and operation of the library and the programs of
service in accordance with the policies established by the Trustees. The Director works in close
cooperation with the Trustees, serving as its advisor and as an active participant in policy and
budget development, goal setting, planning and evaluations. A full job description can be found
on the Town’s website.


The ideal candidate is an energetic, personable, forward-looking, collaborative, customer-driven
professional. They will have experience in library needs assessment, grant writing, and
fundraising. The successful candidate has a strong commitment to public service, recognition of
the importance of every library user, and a thorough knowledge of professional library
principles, methods, practices, and programs. They will be tech-savvy, able to both diagnose
computer and network issues and assist library users with questions about personal technology.
A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with elected officials and key stakeholders will
enable the ideal candidate to advance both library and Town goals and initiatives.

Minimum requirements include an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science and five
(5) years of progressively responsible library administration experience, including at least three
(3) years in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Professional Certificate of Librarianship from the Massachusetts Board of Library
Commissioners (MBLC) preferred. Knowledge of the principles and practices of public library
administration, personnel management, budgeting, collection development, long-range planning,
and facilities management.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$90,000.00  / year

Salary Notes

+/- depending on qualifications

Closing Date


How to Apply

A resume, cover letter, and completed Town of Boxford Application for Employment must
be submitted no later than Friday, December 1st. An electronic version of the Town of
Boxford Application for Employment can be found on the Town’s website. These materials
should be sent to Leanne Mihalchik either by mail (7A Spofford Road, Boxford, MA 01921) or
electronic mail (


2023-11-08 |  Quick link to this job