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Vacancy for Director of the Linen Hall Library




Founded in 1788, the Linen Hall Library is unique. It is the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscription library in Ireland. The Library is renowned for its unrivalled Irish and Local Studies Collections and is an independent and charitable body.

The Governors wish to appoint a dynamic and effective leader to develop and implement the Library’s strategic goals and objectives. This is an exciting and challenging position with an attractive remuneration package for the successful candidate (£46-51k).

An application form and further information are available from the Administrator, Ita McGirr, Tel: 028 9087 2202, E: or from our website at

Completed applications, including a covering letter and C.V., must be returned by 12 noon on Thursday, 20th December, 2012.

It is anticipated interviews will take place in January 2013.

The Linen Hall Library is an Equal Opportunities Employer.