Job Opening: Library Director

September 28, 2018

The Calais Free Library is seeking a Library Director who is energetic and personable; is committed to public service and who recognizes the importance of every library user. The Library Director will work under the direction and supervision of the City Manager and will work closely with, and have the support of, the Library Board of Trustees.

The Director manages and supervises library operations and is responsible for developing and managing the library budget, supervising personnel, overseeing library programming, developing and implementing procedures and overall responsibility for materials selection. 

The applicant should have excellent oral and written communication skills, thorough knowledge of current library practices and resources, technology skills, developing and managing budgets and considerable experience in the operation of a public library. This requirement may come from a Master's Degree in Library Science or from any equivalent combination of experience and training.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Job descriptions and applications are available upon request by calling (207) 454-2521, option 6. Please send resumes/applications no later than Friday, October 19, 2018 by e-mail to or to the following mailing address:

City of Calais

Attn: Jim Porter, City Manager

PO Box 413

Calais, ME 04619