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Opening Assistant Director, Pope Memorial Library, NH


The Pope Memorial Library in North Conway is looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, friendly multi-tasker to become Assistant Director.

This is a full-time position (40 hours/week), exempt. This person will perform and be in charge of a wide range of tasks and library services.

We want someone who thrives on new challenges and is able to shift gears at any moment; who has
attention to detail, is organized, super smart, a great writer, and up-to-speed on current library trends. A sense of humor is a must, and baking skills are always appreciated.

Excellent customer service attitude towards patrons of all ages and backgrounds is essential.

We strive for a professional, fun, and team-based work culture.

This is the perfect job if you want to work a meaningful job AND play in the beautiful outdoors. North Conway is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts with dozens of ski areas and hundreds of hiking and biking

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assumes responsibility for the operation of the library in the absence of the Library Director
  • Manages programming for adults & children
  • Manages all library technology
  • Assists with outreach:
    • Website & e-newsletter & social media
    • Press releases
    • Brochures & posters
  • Supervises and helps out at the circulation desk
  • Assists with policy development and grant writing
  • Manages the volunteer program
  • Other tasks & responsibilities as assigned

Key Qualifications & Skills:

  • College degree & prior library experience
  • MLS/MLIS preferred
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • High comfort level with technology
  • Comfort with presenting to groups & teaching classes
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to provide exceptional service to patrons
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to plan, organize, promote, and conduct programs for all age groups
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patrons and co-workers

Starting Base Salary: $43,000; paid vacation and holidays; benefit package

How to Apply:

Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Andrea Masters, Library
Director, at [email protected] and, just for fun, include a favorite meme or quote.