Branch Library Supervisor

Springfield City Library

public library system

Application Deadline

Apply By Oct 19th, 2020


$56,335.00 to $56,336.00 per Year   Calculate


Springfield, MA





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

The Branch Supervisor position is based at our newly-built East Forest Park Branch Library with a focus on oversight of all branch activities and on adult services. The person selected for this position will have the following duties:

Responsible for assisting the Branch Manager in the everyday functioning of the library. This includes personnel, public interaction, programming, facility management, and administrative duties. Work is performed with latitude in the exercise of independent initiative and judgment in accordance with accepted professional practices and within the policies and directives by the Branch Manager. Supervision is exercised, directly or through subordinates, over all Branch library employees. Will provide neighborhood-based programming.

Requirements include a Bachelor's degree and completion of an American Library Association accredited Master of Library Science. The preferred candidate will have three years of progressive professional library experience.

Further job details and job application are available on the City of Springfield's website.

Additional Info & Requirements

See more information about working for Springfield (MA) City Library here.

The City of Springfield has a residency requirement and allows new hires up to a year to establish residency. Get to know more about our beautiful city:

The Community

The Springfield (MA) City Library seeks applications to work at our forward-looking, award-winning public library. We are recruiting talented, driven, community-engaged candidates for the Branch Library Supervisor position at our East Forest Park Branch Library. Get excited about the possibilities of working in the city of Springfield by watching this video, then apply by October 19, 2020. We seek candidates who can embrace the attitude that "It's All Yours, Just Ask," and who see the library as a place to help strengthen our city through strong connections and constructive dialogue. We are here to help community members find what they need, no matter who they are, where they come from, or what they're looking for, because the Springfield City Library is their place of connection to information and knowledge, culture, and community.


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Posted Oct 13, 2020