If interested, please submit an Online Application to the City Manager's Office. Your information will be kept on file by the CAC and will be used to screen candidates as openings occur. The CAC looks forward to receiving your application, which will receive the most careful consideration.

Worcester Public Library Board

Name
Worcester Public Library Board
Membership
Twelve (12) Directors - NOT Part of the CAC Process for Appointment - View Members
Classification
ADVISORY - What Does It Mean?
Term
Six (6) Years; Expires Dec. 31
Meetings

Meet monthly on the second Tuesday at 5 p.m. (except July and Aug.).

Board/Commission Duties

The Board of Directors governs the library for the benefit of the community. It fulfills its responsibilities by:

  • Employing a qualified head librarian and understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Board and the head librarian;
  • Setting service-oriented library policies that uphold the principles of equal access to information and the free exchange of ideas;
  • Overseeing the management and maintenance of the library's facilities and assets;
  • Working to secure an appropriate funding level for facilities, technology, hours of operation, collections and staff;
  • Knowing and observing applicable municipal, state and federal laws and regulations;
  • Working with the community to identify information needs and to develop and implement a written plan for the maintenance and improvement of library services;
  • Pursuing educational opportunities that expand skills necessary to be an effective Director.

More Information

Member Responsibilities

Not specified.

Member Skillset

Not specified.

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