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Library Director, Mattapoisett Free Pblic Library (Mattapoisett)

Town of Mattapoisett
Mattapoisett, MA (6,500 pop.), is seeking a Library Director to provide executive leadership in the strategic delivery of Mattapoisett’s network of library services and programming tailored to serve the needs of the community’s residents and all library patrons.  The next Library Director will lead the development of services designed to promote lifelong learning, encourage curiosity, and build community. Mattapoisett is a true New England seaside port located in southeastern Massachusetts, approximately 60 miles south of Boston. The Mattapoisett Free Public Library is considered the heart of the community and strongly supported by residents and local officials. Preferred candidates will have experience working in a library, preferably in a similar-sized community, and will be skilled in leadership, financial management, and communication. Candidates should enjoy working with the public, have a strong sense of community, and excellent listening skills. Candidates should have a proven record of collaborative leadership and be highly organized, innovative, team-oriented, and skilled at working with other town departments, boards, peers, volunteers, and stakeholders. Master of Library and Information Science degree is required.
 
Annual salary: $80K+, DOQ. EOE. 
 
Position is open until filled. For a guaranteed review of application materials, submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, by April 17, 2024, 3:00 p.m. EST, subject line: Mattapoisett Library Director, to: Apply@communityparadigm.com.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit http://www.communityparadigm.com or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at BLynch@communityparadigm.com. 

Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have experience working in a library, preferably in a similar-sized community, and will be skilled in leadership, financial management, and communication. Candidates should enjoy working with the public, have a strong sense of community, and excellent listening skills. Candidates should have a proven record of collaborative leadership and be highly organized, innovative, team-oriented, and skilled at working with other town departments, boards, peers, volunteers, and stakeholders. Master of Library and Information Science degree is required.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$80,000.00  / year

Salary Notes

$80,000+ DOQ

Closing Date

Preferably by April 17, 2024

How to Apply

Position is open until filled. For a guaranteed review of application materials, submit résumé and cover letter, via email in a single PDF, by April 17, 2024, 3:00 p.m. EST, subject line: Mattapoisett Library Director, to: Apply@communityparadigm.com.

For additional information related to the position, the town and the application process, visit http://www.communityparadigm.com or contact Bernard Lynch, Principal, Community Paradigm Associates at BLynch@communityparadigm.com. 

Posted

2024-03-19 |  Quick link to this job