Library Director

Town of Hopkinton

Hopkinton, MA

Application Deadline

Apply By Sep 27th, 2021


$82,555.00 to $107,327.00 per Year   Calculate


Hopkinton, MA





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


Job Description

The Town of Hopkinton seeks a Library Director for its community.

The Town of Hopkinton is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity and inclusion and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. We welcome all to apply.

Do you aspire to be an integral part of a dynamic professional team in a renovated library that the community embraces as a space for everyone? 

Do you want to be a part of Team Hopkinton that embraces, fosters and celebrates diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging?

If so, Hopkinton is the vibrant growing community for you!

Under the direction of the Town Manager, the Library Director leads, directs and manages the Town of Hopkinton’s Public Library. The work is accomplished by working to meet the information and library needs of all patrons; planning and formulating services and policies; directing, training and supervising staff for optimum service; acquiring, maintaining and creating access to collections of print, media, other forms of information and cultural materials which fulfill the needs of the Library's patrons. Offers informative programs and works cooperatively with town departments, community groups, library networks, local schools and academic agencies. 


Education, Training and Experience

Required Licensing/Certifications:  

See attached position description.

Hiring Salary Range: $82,555 - $107,327; Full range to $115,585

Internal/External Applicants:  To be considered for this vacancy, please submit the 

required Application for Employment, letter of interest and resume no later than Monday, September 27, 2021, 4:00 p.m. to Applications will be accepted via in person, drop off or mailed to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. 

Valid Driver’s License.

State Certification of Librarianship from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. 

Grant writing and fundraising skills.  

Excellent planning and organizational skills. 

Ability to coordinate building maintenance.

Ability to communicate effectively. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

Working knowledge of computerization and appropriate library applications. 

Public administration knowledge. 

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work and management and organization of library operations including collection development, administration, personnel and finance. 

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school; seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in library administration, including personnel management, fiscal management, program development and facility management and three years of experience in a supervisory capacity including demonstrated leadership qualities and experience leading and mentoring staff.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Competitive Leave and benefits

Additional Info & Requirements

Applicants must submit the Town's employment application in order to be considered.  See Google jobs link for more information.


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