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Library Director, Pembroke Public Library (Pembroke)

Search reopened. The Board of Library Trustees desires a wider selection of candidates to consider. 

The Board of Library Trustees of the Pembroke Public Library seeks qualified applicants for the position of LIBRARY DIRECTOR. The Director will be responsible for FY22 budget of $747,000 and a staff of 7 full time and 21 part-time employees in a community of 20,000 residents. 

The director plans and supervises the operation of the public library; develops Library policies, programs and procedures; and prepares and manages the budget presented to the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager and manages the Library expenditures. They are responsible for providing services to effectively meet the cultural, recreational, historical, and educational needs of the community.

The successful candidate must remain active in state and professional Library organizations. Duties will include overseeing and monitoring staffing levels; handling all personnel management; and providing appropriate staff training to remain up to date in technology usage and changes to the Library profession. This position is responsible for long range planning for Library services meeting all federal, state, and local guidelines and for acquiring, development, and implementation of grants. 

For a complete outline of duties, minimum qualifications and requirements, please refer to the job description available on the town website,, or in the Library.


Required: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with at least 5 years progressively responsible experience in Library management. Certification from MA Board of Library Commissioners.

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$75,335.00  /  year

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume, and three references should be emailed to:, or Mailed to Board of Library Trustees, Pembroke Public Library, 142 Center St, Pembroke MA, 02359. AA/EOE



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