Library Director, Berwick Public Library, Berwick ME

The Berwick Public Library Governing Board of Directors is seeking a Library Director who will build upon the Library's accomplishments and establish new programming that is innovative, creative, and responsive to the needs of the community. The Board seeks a multifaceted person for this position. The BPL is open for 28 hours and has a collection of about 26,000. The Director is responsible for the direction and supervision of the staff, oversees care and maintenance of library property, develops resources in keeping with the mission statement and policies set by the Board, manages efficient provision of library service to the public, monitors library expenditures, and acts as the chief community representative for the library.

A Master's Degree in Library Science is preferred with a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required along with appropriate library and supervisory experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to interact courteously and effectively with all members of the public, volunteers, the 9- member Board of Trustees, and Staff. Having a sense of humor helps attain these goals.

The rate of compensation is up to $19.00 per hour for twenty-four hours per week. Holiday and vacation pay are provided.

The Search Committee hopes to review and begin interviewing the week of July 22, 2013. The position will be opened until filled. Please email a cover letter, resume and 3 References to Search Committee member Sandy Broomfield at Please put "LD Application" in the subject line.

Salary: Up to $19.00 per hour

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