Floater Librarian

Boston Public Library


Application Deadline

Apply By Mar 24th, 2007


$38,053.00 to $51,366.00 per Year   Calculate


Boston, MA





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


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Job Description

The Boston Public Library is seeking to fill a full time Floater Librarian position. Floaters must serve in the position for a full year before being considered for other positions. The successful candidate must be available to work days, nights and/or weekends to staff public service desks and will participate in reference services to a diverse population characteristic of an urban setting. The Floater Librarian will perform various tasks requiring a broad knowledge of professional literature, bibliographic sources and principles of information delivery and services.

Additional Info & Requirements

Salary: DOQ Benefits: The Boston Public Library offers a generous benefits package including up to six weeks of vacation, fifteen sick days, personal time, group health which is 90% employer paid, guaranteed pension plan, deferred compensation opportunities, professional development, and much more.• A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university • A master's degree in library science from an accredited library school • Specialized subject knowledge and competency in world languages desirable • Knowledge of basic bibliographic tools/sources and excellent reference techniques • Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon first day of hire and must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information (CORI) check with the City of Boston.

HR Info

To apply please email a resume, cover letter (indicating where you located the vacancy) and three professional references to HR@BPL.ORG

Posted Jan 25, 2007