Library Director (Heritage Public Library)

Job Objective/Responsibilities:  Under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees, the Library Director serves as the library’s primary public representative.  The Director works with

a wide range of people, including staff, board members, patrons, government officials, local businesses, school district and community leaders, volunteers, teachers, artists, children and parents. The Director has a broad range of tasks, including supervising, problem solving, accounting and payroll, marketing, human resources, programming, collection development, community outreach, fundraising, building maintenance, grant writing, decision making, and others.


Overview of Library/Community:  Heritage Public Library is a small, rural, 501c3 nonprofit library in Washington County with a service area of 8,500+ residents across four municipalities. It is a member of the WAGGIN One Card ILS Network (Washington, Greene, and Fayette Counties). Operational financial support includes state, county, municipal/township and school district funding, as well as private gifts, donations and grants.



  • Masters of Library Science; OR Bachelor’s Degree with at least 12 Library Science Credits or a willingness to obtain those credits; OR
  • Associate’s Degree with 9 credits in Library Science or a willingness to earn those credits to meet the state of Pennsylvania’s Director Certification requirement.


Experience working in a public library, supervising, community outreach, fundraising, and programming is preferred.  Above average computer and technology skills is a must.  The successful applicant will also have superb organizational and communication skills.


FBI, PA Criminal History, and Child Abuse clearances required.


Hours and Benefits: The position is currently 30 hours per week, but is expected to increase later in 2021 to 35 hours.  Benefits after the 90 day probationary period include: 10 paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO).


Hourly Rate:  14.00

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Board of Trustees:


Heritage Public Library
52 4th Street
McDonald, PA  15057