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Library Director, North Adams Public Library (North Adams)

The library is a city department supervised by the mayor. The librarian is appointed by the mayor with recommendation from the library's board of trustees. Key responsibilities include long-range planning, operations, budget management, and staff leadership.


College graduate with a degree from an approved library school; experience in library work including supervisory experience; and a certificate of professional librarianship issued by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. It is understood that appointees must be fully qualified upon appointment. Minimum  of two (2) years of professional experience with financing, budgeting, facilities management, library automation, and personnel administration of which one (1) year should be in an administrative or supervisory capacity, preferably in a public library environment. Experience with Evergreen ILS and PC Reservation software.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Closing Date

How to Apply

Review of applicants will begin immediately. Interested candidates are invited to submit an application along with cover letter, resume, and references to: 

Michelle Ells, Office of the Mayor
10 MainStreet, NorthAdams, MA 01247



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