Library Director

Town of Dighton

Dighton, MA

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$65,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Dighton, MA





Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


Job Description

The Library Director, under the supervision of the Board of Trustees and in accordance with Chapter 78 of the Massachusetts General Laws, will perform administrative, supervisory and technical work in planning and management of all library operations, including but not limited to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance, and library operations and services in conformity of the policies established by the Board of Trustees and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

The successful candidate will hold a Masters in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited school or have library experience while attaining the MLS.

The Library Director must possess leadership skills, independent judgment, and initiative in planning and overseeing the management and administration of the library.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Library Board of Trustees in the development of library policies, and delivery of library services to meet individual, community, and regional needs.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Salary up to $65,000 depending on experience and qualifications. With competitive salary and benefits, the Town of Dighton is proud of its reputation as a family-oriented employer with a positive municipal culture and broad opportunities for professional growth and development.

Additional Info & Requirements

Full job description

The Community

Dighton is a growing community of approximately 8,100 in Southeastern Massachusetts, between the cities of Fall River, MA and Taunton, MA.  The town has purchased and is currently renovating an historic building for the Dighton Public Library.  More information on the town of Dighton.


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HR Info

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, a Town of Dighton Employment Application in PDF form, and the names of three (3) references to the Human Resources Coordinator, Karin Brady at Applicants are encouraged to review the job description prior to submitting applications. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled, with a first review of initial candidates beginning on September 28, 2023.

Posted Sep 14, 2023