- Library: Ogunquit Memorial Library
- Town: Ogunquit
- Library Type: Public
- Position Type: MLS Preferred
- Deadline: Open Until Filled
Description, How to Apply, and Contact:
Ogunquit Memorial seeks Library Director
Ogunquit Memorial Library Board of Trustees seeks a self-motivated forward thinking individual with proven leadership to serve as Library Director for this historic, well loved library located on Shore Road in Ogunquit, Maine.
The director manages all aspects of public library operation in keeping with the mission of the OML and policies adopted by the Board of Trustees.
This responsible administrative role requires a broad range of knowledge of principles and practices of public library functions as well as a leadership philosophy that is cooperative and inclusive. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication abilities with staff, the Board, and the public as this is a visible position at the library with significant public interaction.
This iconic 1897 Romanesque Revival building, which is on the national registry of historic places, houses a collection of 10,500 items within its stone walls. It is a beloved landmark located in the Town of Ogunquit which is home to 1500 full time residents but sees many thousands of visitors from June through September. The OML in turn sees a significant increase of patrons during that time but far less during October through May.
The OML is a public library within the MSL definition and as such enjoys many benefits for patrons such as interlibrary loan van service and free internet. We are also participate in the Balsam Consortium.
Currently the Board of Trustees is finalizing a strategic plan that will enhance and sustain the future for the library’s historical building, fundraising, and library services.
For a complete job description, visit our website at: www.ogunquitlibrary.com
Please submit cover letter, resume, and 2 professional references via email to:
Commensurate with experience 25-30 hours per week Starting $24.00-28.00
Salary: starting $24-28 per hour