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Assistant Director, Sherborn Library, Sherborn, MA

Job Overview

The newly renovated and expanded Sherborn Library opened its doors this Spring. We are seeking a full-time Public Services Librarian / Assistant Director to join our excellent team and provide services in our new Library. Responsibilities include staffing the Reference Desk, providing excellent reader’s advisory and reference/information services, developing the monthly schedule, training staff, managing and supervising the Teen and Children’s Librarians, as well as the Circulation Supervisor and aiding the Library Director in reporting. The Assistant Director participates in collection development, initiates programming with the support of our vibrant Friends of the Library group and promotes the Library’s mission in the community.

Salary: $68,640

Closing date: November 2, 2023 or until the position is filled


Master of Library Science (MLS) is preferred or progress towards the MLS from an accredited library
school. Familiarity with the array of technology currently offered in the public library setting, experience
with and understanding of website management and skill in visual design and competency in standard
office environment software is beneficial.
The ideal candidate will be an innovative, self-motivated professional who is dedicated to public service.
Knowledge of management principles and public Library administration; strong managerial and
supervisory experience and ability to manage budgets is required.

How to Apply

Send resume, the completed Town of Sherborn Employment Application, cover letter, and the
contact information for three references to: [email protected]. Please put “Assistant Director”
as subject line of email.

The Town of Sherborn is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.