Assistant Director

Whitman Public Library

Whitman, MA

Application Deadline

Apply By Mar 14th, 2020


$28.49 per Hour   Calculate


Whitman, MA





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

The Assistant Director will oversee all aspects of library services for adults including; technology assistance, reference services, bibliographic instruction, collection development of adult materials and resources, and the development and implementation of adult programming.

The ideal candidate must be comfortable working directly with the public and assisting them with all information needs. A good sense of humor, the ability to multitask, and a willingness to perform hands on library work is essential to the position.

Additionally the Assistant Director is responsible for the daily operations of the library in the absence of the Director, including but not limited to staff management, public relations, physical operations, and other issues that may arise.

This position has a typical work week of 35 hours though additional hours may be required from time to time. One evening shift per week and roughly one – two Saturdays a month is required along with attendance at special meetings and programs.

Complete description of the position is available upon request.

Additional Info & Requirements


ALA accredited MLS or MLIS

2-3 years of public library experience preferred

Experience in reference services, including resources and techniques

Comfort with emerging technology

Programming experience preferred

Supervisory experience preferred

The Community

The Whitman Public Library is a small public library in a welcoming community approximately 40 minutes south of Boston. We welcome enthusiastic and friendly candidates to apply for the position of Assistant Library Director at our small but busy library.


External Job Ad

HR Info

To Apply:

Qualified candidates who are interested in the position should apply to the director at the address listed below (email preferred). Please include in your application a cover letter and resume.

Marcie Walsh-O’Connor, Director

Whitman Public Library

100 Webster Street

Whitman, MA 02382

Closing Date:

March 14, 2020

Posted Feb 27, 2020