Director of Library Services

  • Job Reference: 823 PA
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Libraries NI
  • Website:
  • Location: Northern Ireland
  • Salary: £71,488 to £87,672
  • Sector: Public Libraries
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

Job Description

A visible, accessible and inclusive library service at the heart of communities


Director of Library Services                                                       

Job Ref 823 PA


Libraries NI is seeking candidates with exceptionally strong leadership capability and the ability to deliver successfully a visible, accessible and inclusive library service at the heart of communities, enhancing lives and valued by all.

As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Director of Library Services is a pivotal role with significant responsibility for leading and directing public library services in Northern Ireland. 

The postholder will have a vision for the positive impact libraries have in supporting and engaging with communities.  You will have a role to play in the development and delivery of short and longer term plans, making compelling cases for investment, to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of customer focused, vibrant and relevant public library services.

Salary:         £71,488 to £87,672

Hours:         36 per week


The Job Description including essential criteria and full details of the Personnel Specification are available to download by clicking on the Apply button.

CVs will not be accepted.

We offer:

  • Flexible working
  • Attractive Public Sector Pension Scheme (NILGOSC)
  • Relocation package (terms and conditions apply)
  • Competitive Terms and Conditions of Employment (NJC)

Closing date for receipt of applications is NOT LATER than 23:59 on Tuesday 11 October 2022.