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Programming and Marketing Librarian

Weymouth Public Libraries

Weymouth, MA

Application Deadline

Apply By Dec 13th, 2022


$44,515.28 to $53,018.42 per Year   Calculate


Weymouth, MA





Minimum Education

Not Specified

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description


The Weymouth Public Libraries is in need of a professional and self-starting librarian interested in being a key member of a progressive, dynamic library system. We seek an outgoing, innovative, collaborative, flexible, and service-oriented librarian to provide reference services, public programming, and marketing for library adult services and events. Our culture of “Yes!” has resulted in a large growth in programs and services for grateful and increasingly engaged library patrons and local decision makers. We are fortunate to be in a state-of-the-art new building, and our work from FY23-27 will be guided by a new Strategic Plan. This is an exciting opportunity to help us continue to expand our programming and communications to the community.


Works under the general supervision of the Head of Reference & Adult Services.

Job Environment

Work is performed under typical office and library conditions. The work environment is moderately quiet. Occasionally required to work outside of normal business hours. In addition, may be required to work on weekends and evenings when staffing levels and staffing situations dictate. Operate computer and other standard office equipment. Daily contact with library patrons by phone, in person, and in writing.

Essential Functions

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Works in support of the Head of Reference & Adult Services to plan, market, execute, and evaluate a robust schedule of library programs targeted at adult audiences and reflecting a wide range of topics, including but not limited to author events, music and arts programs, book clubs, and local history events. Plans programs that are responsive to diverse community needs and interests. May be the primary staff person responsible for running certain library programs. Identifies and applies for occasional grant funding to support programming efforts.

Under the direction of the Head of Reference & Adult Services, executes library marketing campaigns from beginning to end for adult programs and services, including creating graphic images and text copy for digital and print, managing library social media accounts, and disseminating information to appropriate channels and partners.

Provides general library reference services, reader’s/listener’s/viewer’s advisory service, and technological instruction to a diverse public, primarily adults and teenagers. May provide desk coverage for the Teen Room as needed.

Participates in professional development to gain additional knowledge and skills, and shares new knowledge and skills with colleagues as appropriate.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Hiring salary depends on qualifications.

HR Info

The full-time schedule includes one evening per week and every third Saturday with the following Friday off. 

Applicants interested in applying for the position can send their cover letter (preferred but not required), resume and Town of Weymouth employment application either by fax to 781-682-3561, by email to jobs@weymouth.ma.us, or by mail or in person to Human Resources, 182 Green Street, N. Weymouth, MA 02191. The Town of Weymouth employment application can be found at https://www.weymouth.ma.us/human-resources/pages/working-for-the-town-of-weymouth-employment-opportunities

Questions can be directed to Human Resources at 781-340-5010.

Posted Nov 29, 2022