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Part-Time Library Director, Chase Library Association, Cape Cod(West Harwich), MA


The Board of Trustees of the Chase Library Association is seeking a new Library
Director. Chase is a small, historic, trustee-run library in the village of West Harwich which dates back to 1905.

Its building is on the National Register of Historic Places. Candidates should be interested in
library development, community interaction, preservation, and future planning.
The position is non-benefited and part time; the library is open 10 hours per week including Tuesday and
Saturday hours. No evening hours are required; special programming may require additional hours.


A four-year degree is preferred though not required. A background in library sciences
and past experience in delivering library services are required. Among other things, the librarian will be
responsible for: planning and delivering patron-centered reader advisory services; ensuring a
comprehensive library inventory; using current technology and social media to promote the library; and
serving as library spokesperson. Of primary importance are interpersonal skills as well as experience in
pursuing grant opportunities, planning library programs, advising the Board on matters of operation,
policies/procedures, programs and services and regulatory compliance.

Salary: $17.00 per hour
Closing date: October 10, 2023
Position start date: Negotiable
Application: Email cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Chase Library
at: [email protected]. Please list “Library Director Application” in the subject line.