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Reference Librarian

North Scituate Public Library

North Scituate, RI

Job SummaryUnder supervision of the Director, the Reference Librarian has responsibility for the management of reference and adult library services, adult programs, volunteer coordination, website and social media management, and other responsibilities as detailed below.Essential Duties and Responsibilities· Provide reference and instructional services in individual and group settings· Collection development of the reference and circulating collection· Maintain current awareness & use of emerging technologies with ability to teach patrons and staff to use new technologies· Assist patrons and staff with technology-related questions and requests· Promote library collections, technology and services through presentations, programs and displays· Plan, publicize and implement adult pr ...

Academic Outreach & Research Librarian

University of Hartford

Mortensen Library

Position TitleAcademic Outreach & Research LibrarianFLSA ClassificationEXReports toHead of Research, Instruction and CirculationSalary RangeFWeeks Per Year52Work Week40 hours (minimum)Position SummaryProvides research and library instruction support to the campus community. Designs and implements outreach activities, engages faculty regarding reserves and loans, integrates information literacy and library resources into curricula, and advocates for open educational resource adoption by collaborating with departmental colleagues and campus partners. Performs all duties in full support of the University’s mission, understanding that the positive and effective execution of these duties are instrumental to the education of the University’s students.Hiring RangeStarting salary is fixed ...

Reference Librarian, Children's Department

Town of Needham

Needham Free Public Library

The Town of Needham is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill the part-time position of Children’s Reference Librarian at the Needham Free Public Library.It is an exciting time to join the Needham Free Public Library team! Our new Strategic Plan for FY2023-2027 positions the library to continue to meet the community’s needs for years to come. In addition, our recent Library Space Utilization Study reimagines the library’s interior space in four phases to enhance the work we do for our patrons and the community. Along with diverse collections, plentiful programming, and great services, the Needham Free Public Library is on track to be the go-to place for new and current library workers.Hours: 6-15 hours per week, depending on weekend rotationCON # 24044Duties and ResponsibilitiesP ...

Adult Services Librarian

Goffstown Public Library

Goffstown, NH

Grade/Classification: Non-exempt hourly professionalJob Summary: The Adult Services Librarian plans and implements adult programming and outreach services to the community, under the direction of the Head of Adult Services and Outreach, and in conjunction with other staff. Provides assistance to the public for their information needs, including the usage of digital and electronic services. Assists in collection maintenance and selection of the adult collections. Significant interaction with the public. Represents the library in the community.Accountability: Reports to the Head of Adult Services and Outreach or other senior staff. There is a six-month trial period and performance reviews are scheduled annually.Supervisory Responsibility: NoneEquipment Used: To include but not limited to com ...

Part-Time Children's Assistant

Greenville Public Library

Greenville, RI

The Greenville Public Library (Rhode Island) is seeking an individual with a passion for library service to children to assist in our children’s department. In addition to assisting patrons at the children’s desk, this individual will support event promotion and assist with programs.Responsibilities:Assist children and families with acquiring materials in the children’s roomAssist children using the public computers and in accessing digital resources including ebooks and databasesAssist with educational, creative and technology programs for childrenUpdate the children’s department webpage monthlyOther duties as assigned by the Children’s Librarian and/or the Assistant DirectorQualifications:Bachelor’s DegreeMinimum of 2 years of experience working with the publicPrior experienc ...

Readers' Services Librarian

Westwood Public Library

Westwood, MA

Responsibilities and Duties:Oversees collection development for adult fiction and non-fiction books and media (print and digital), including collection development for the Bookmobile.Coordinates Library-wide Readers’ Advisory efforts.Plans, promotes and executes programs, events, and services centered on books, reading and authors to include planning engaging Summer Reading programs for adults and coordinating the Library’s ReadNext service.Participates in the Library’s Communication and Marketing team and contributes to the development of social media content and marketing materials.Manages the Library’s engagement calendar and contributes to the management of Springshare products, including the Library website.Designs Library exhibits and displays. Develops compelling stories to ...

Library Director

Westborough Public Library

Westborough, MA

The Westborough Public Library seeks applications from qualified, enthusiastic, innovative individuals for the full-time position of Library Director. This is an opportunity to lead a library that is busy, loved by the community, and a true “heart” of the community. This position is appointed by, and reports to, a nine-member elected Board of Trustees. The ideal candidate will be ready and eager to lead an enthusiastic, service-driven, high-performing team that’s currently 13 FTE that values professionalism, integrity, and responsiveness. After 14 years in the role, our current Director is taking over the Director role at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. The Trustees seek to have a new Director in place by mid-July.The library is currently in the process of creating ...

Senior Records Manager & Archivist

Harvard University Archives

Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA this position will remain posted until filled, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply byend of dayon June 7, 2024.The Harvard University Archives (HUA) seeks a Senior Records Manager and Archivist (SRMA) to support the Archives’ mandate to promote the highest standards of management for Harvard's current records and goal of transitioning to a digital-first records management environment. Reporting to the Associate University Archivist for Collection Development and Records Management Services (AUACDRMS), the SRMA will provide leadership in the development and implementation of a model and comprehensive University re ...

Library Director

Westport Free Public Library

Westport, MA

Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates day-to-day aspects of municipal library services to ensure the highest quality of service to the Westport community, population 16,339. Prepares annual budget, develops and implements grants with Library Trustees, and completes MBLC annual reports for State Aid and certification. Evaluates operations and activities of the library, plans for future needs, develops library collections and services and adopts and implements new services. Advocates for the library speaking before community, civic, and other groups about library services. Develops staff job descriptions, recommends and administers personnel policies involving hiring, evaluating, promoting, and terminating staff. Supervises the care and maintenance of the library building and grounds, inc ...

Branch Manager

Springfield City Library

public library system

SEARCH EXTENDED! Join our team! At Springfield (MA) City Library, we are Welcoming, Trusted, Connected, and Innovative. Apply for our Library Branch Manager position and come help us achieve this vision when you lead the teams of two branches. Learn more here, and apply by Monday, May 6 at 11:59 pm Eastern time.The Brightwood Branch Library is very busy with school group visits throughout the day. Co-located with a middle school, neighbors include two elementary schools, including a newly-constructed one. The Branch is located in the heart of the neighborhood, and staff work closely with many non-profit organizations, civic groups, and residents to provide, in partnership with the community, for their informational, educational, and leisure needs. The very large community room is undergoin ...

Substitute Library Assistant

Town of Westwood

Westwood, MA

The Westwood Public Library seeks courteous and enthusiastic candidates for the position of Substitute Library Assistant. We are seeking collegial, energetic team players who thrive in an inviting and engaging environment. This position will primarily provide library services at both the Main and Islington Branch Library. Hours may vary from week to week and shifts may include mornings, afternoons, evenings, and/or weekends.Duties include but are not limited to the following: Ensures a positive library experience for all patrons by delivering service in a courteous, confidential, knowledgeable, and effective manner. Performs circulation duties, including registering and processing library cards. Frequently assists with automated returns and self-checkouts of materials; shelves returned ite ...

Head of Public Services

Westerly Library & Wilcox Park


The Memorial and Library Association of Westerly seeks an innovative, engaged, energetic, and customer-oriented professional for the Head of Public Services position at this busy, progressive organization. The Head of Public Services works with the Executive Director and Assistant Director to provide extraordinary service to the communities of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT. The Head of Public Services is responsible for the supervision, coordination, and support of all circulation and public technology service functions. This position manages complex customer service issues and anticipates the needs and wants of patrons. This department leads the patron experience through exceptional service and quality public relations. ...

Library Aide - Technology

Warwick Public Library

Warwick Public Library

Assists the Coordinator of Technology or other Library staff with the management of computer hardware and software, assists and instructs patrons on the use of computers, self-checks, copiers, facsimile machines or any other equipment provided by the library. Performs duties of a library aide.Registers patrons for library cards.Checks library materials in and out using on-line circulation system.Assists the public by providing information on library policies, and educating them on the use of technology, especially self-checkout equipment, copiers and facsimile machines.Assists staff with the use of hardware and software.Assists with the set-up of hardware and software.Collects fines and other fees.Searches stacks for materials that are claimed lost or returned.Cleans materials, such as tec ...

Archives Research & Reference Assistant

BiblioTemps (Baker Library, Harvard Business School)

Boston, MA

BiblioTemps® is an employment service of theMassachusetts Library Systemthat provides experienced library workers for temporary placements in public, academic, and special libraries throughout Massachusetts.Title: Archives Research & Reference AssistantLocation: Baker Library, Harvard Business School (Boston, MA)Start date: As soon as possibleEnd date: July 15, 2024Schedule: Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PMPay Rate: $20.75 - $24.00 per hour, based on experienceCORI: RequiredDescription:Reporting to the Senior HBS Archivist, Baker Library Special Collections and Archives seeks an experienced Research & Reference Assistant to identify archival and printed materials, primarily from the HBS Archives, to support ongoing research and reference projects. The ...

Library Director

Coventry Public Library

Coventry Public Library, Rhode

The Coventry Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an enthusiastic, energetic, community focused individual to serve as Library Director. Coventry is a town of approximately 36,000 residents. The library system, which is a municipal department, is composed of a main library that shares a building with the Coventry Town Hall and a branch, the Greene Library, located in the rural, western portion of town. The staff is comprised of seven full-time employees and 24 part-time employees. The Coventry Library is also home to Literacy Volunteers of Kent County, a non-profit adult literacy program that trains tutors to help both ELL and BL students improve their English reading, writing and speaking skills.Working under the general direction of the Board of Trustees and the Town Manager, the Libra ...

Information Services Technician I

University of RI, Robert L. Carothers Library

Kingston, RI

The University of Rhode Island's University Libraries seeks a full-time Information Services Technician I.The regular work schedule for this position is Sunday through Thursday, 4:30pm to 12:30am.During the summer & Spring Break & Winter Intersession - that schedule is subject to change.Under the direction of the Robert L. Carothers Library's Head of Access Services, the Information Services Technician I will provide assistance to library users and respond to a wide variety of user needs at the Circulation Desk.The Information Services Technician I, in conjunction with other full-time staff, is also responsible for the training and supervision of student employees.WORK HOURS AND DAYS OFF WILL VARY DURING ACCORDING TO WORKLOAD AND WINTER INTERCESSION, SPRING BREAK, AND THE SUMMER SE ...


Rogers Free Library

Bristol, RI

LIBRARY ASSISTANT/CIRCULATIONROGERS FREE LIBRARYBRISTOL, RHODE ISLAND$15.92/hourRogers Free Library seeks to fill one part-time position at the Circulation Desk. These positions work under the direct supervision of the Collections and Circulation Librarian and will serve patrons in the library. Positions are needed to fill a combination of Saturday, daytime, and evening hours. The hours required will be Wednesdays from 1-8PM, Thursdays from 5-8PM and variable Saturday hours. At least two to three Saturdays per month are required. Some additional hours may be available for fill-in coverage when other staff are absent. Tasks of position include: Complete circulation duties in the ILS system including checking materials in/out, registering patrons for cards, locating materials online and in t ...

Branch Manager

Springfield City Library

public library system

Join our team! At Springfield (MA) City Library, we are Welcoming, Trusted, Connected, and Innovative. Apply for our Library Branch Manager position and come help us achieve this vision when you lead the teams of two branches. Learn more here, and apply by Wednesday, April 17 at 11:59 pm Eastern time.The Brightwood Branch Library is very busy with school group visits throughout the day. Co-located with a middle school, neighbors include two elementary schools, including a newly-constructed one. The Branch is located in the heart of the neighborhood, and staff work closely with many non-profit organizations, civic groups, and residents to provide, in partnership with the community, for their informational, educational, and leisure needs. The very large community room is undergoing an upgrad ...

Member Services Librarian


mostly online

The Member Services Librarian helps provide technical and user support to librarians in member school libraries. They report to the RILINK Coordinator and work as a team with the Coordinator and other Members Services Librarians to promote RILINK services and resources. ...



mostly online

The Rhode Island Library Information Network for Kids (RILINK) is seeking a Coordinator. The RILINK Coordinator is responsible for overall services to the member libraries and librarians and for budgeting, billing, and planning. They represent RILINK in the library and education communities. They supervise and support the RILINK Member Services Librarians. ...

Librarian (PT 18 hrs/wk)

Providence Public Library

Providence, RI

INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN (PT18 hr/wk)Every week: Mon 9-3 and Fri 10-4Alternating: Tues 12-6 with Sat 10-4This position reports to the Senior Information Services Librarian and is responsible for providing responsive and effective circulation and research support across all aspects of Information Services operations. A key role on the library’s information services team, this position is accountable for activities related to both Circulation and Reference operations within Technology & Information Services Department, including borrower services, interlibrary loan, collection development, reference, instruction, and outreach. The incumbent is expected to deliver point-of-need assistance to library customers and visitors, including technology support and troubleshooting in a fast ...

Circulation Assistant - Adult department

Portsmouth Free Public Library

Portsmouth, RI

This part time position involves checking in/out library materials, helping patrons find materials, processing library cards, and providing reader advisory in the adult department. This position requires attention to detail and excellent customer service skills. High school diploma (or equivalent) and computer literacy are required.The hours are Tuesday & Wednesday 9 AM to 5 PM, and Thursday 10 AM to 6 PM and some Saturdays. ...

Reference Librarian

The Taft School

Watertown, CT

Taft’s reference librarian plays a crucial role in providing comprehensive information literacy, research, and information services to the community. Their expertise will be instrumental in assisting individuals in navigating and utilizing a diverse range of information resources. As a member of the library team, the reference librarian will contribute to developing an environment that promotes learning, curiosity, and digital literacy skills.Responsibilities Include:Provides students and faculty with research assistance and instruction and support.Prepares and posts online course guides utilizing LibGuides.Partners with teachers and the Instruction and Innovation Librarian to design, schedule, and deliver appropriate library instruction and course materials.Collaborates with the Directo ...

Library Assistant

George Hail Free Public Library

530 Main St., Warren, RI

Library Assistants are responsible for circulation services of the library. This is a para-professional part-time position. Scheduling includes days, evenings and rotating Saturdays. Excellent customer services skills and the ability to perform duties effectively are required. The position is under the direct supervision of the Director. ...

Repository Collection Metadata Analyst

BiblioTemps (Five Colleges)

Remote - New England Residents Only

BiblioTemps® is an employment service of theMassachusetts Library System that provides experienced library workers for temporary placements in public, academic, and special libraries throughout Massachusetts.Title: Repository Collection Metadata AnalystLocation: The Five College Library Repository Collection (Remote - New England Residents Only)Start date: April 22, 2024End date: October 22, 2024Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday – FridayPay Rate: $28.00 - $32.00 per hour, based on experienceCORI: RequiredDescription:The Five College Libraries operate as a shared ecosystem, collectively providing approximately ten million items (and counting) to the faculty, students, staff, and local communities of Amherst, Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Hampshire Colleges and the Univers ...

Library Technician III - Children's Room Assistant

Acushnet Public Library

Acushnet, MA

The Acushnet Public Library is seeking a friendly, detail-oriented, public service-minded individual to join our team. This position will support programming, collection development and the daily operation of a busy Children’s Room. The ideal candidate will have experience working with youth of all ages and have strong organizational and interpersonal skills.Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Children’s Room Assistant will be responsible for the following:Provide reference and reader’s advisory to patrons of all ages, with a primary focus on youth from birth through the 6th grade.Present story times, craft programs and other youth servicesAssist with collection development and cataloging/processingAssist patrons in the use of databases, as well as other online resourc ...

Electronic Resources Librarian

Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater, MA

ResponsibilitiesProvide leadership for management of the library’s electronic resources, which includes managing the selection, acquisition, cataloging/preservation, and assessment of resources in all formats.• Collaborate with the Dean of the Library to manage the annual e-resources materials budget and information resources expenditures.• Work with publishers and vendors to negotiate and maintain electronic resource licenses and contracts, manage database subscriptions, purchase orders, and electronic licensing agreements; resolve related problems as needed.• Work with library colleagues to set e-resources policies, workflows, and procedures.• Collaborate with other librarians to provide expert advice to the library and campus on online information resources.• Evaluate and re ...

Public Library Director

East Smithfield Public Library

Smithfield, RI

Essential Functions· Prepares, coordinates, and submits the annual library budget proposal for review by Board and participates in its presentation to local officials.· Train, supervise and recommend discipline for employees, coordinate and delegate workloads and work schedules, evaluate work performance and maintain high standards of library service. Work closely with Board when proposing changes in staff.· Plans and conducts regular staff meetings, oversees staff training.· Maintains a functional understanding of all operations.· Helps prepare Board meeting agendas and necessary reports in cooperation with the Library Board chairs. Posts meetings, agendas and minutes on the Secretary of State website.· Directs and supervises the maintenance of the library building and grounds. Work ...

Librarian, Adult Services Part-Time reposted

Pawtucket Public Library

Pawtucket, Rhode Island

The Pawtucket Public Library is seeking to hire a part-time Adult Services Librarian whose responsibilities include assisting adult and teen library users at the Reference Desk, planning and presenting programs for adults, advertising programs and services, representing the library in the community and participating in ongoing educational opportunities. The applicant should have a strong service oriented philosophy to work in a busy public library that serves a multi-ethnic community. Examples of current programs are Adult LGBTQ+, Spanish and Adult Book Clubs, Adult Summer Reading Program, Writers’ Workshops, Author Talks, and Craft Workshops. Hours: Monday and Wednesday 3 pm to 9 pm and alternate Friday/Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm. Must have received a degree within six months of start date ...



Newport, RI

The Library Director at the NWC plays a multifaceted role. The Director reports to the Provost via the Associate Provost for Academic Services and will collaborate with senior leadership, ensuring the Library's goals align with the College's vision while fostering innovation, excellence, and a culture of continuous improvement. The Director manages personnel by promoting teamwork, overseeing recruitment, and emphasizing professional growth, diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Director handles budgetary concerns, manages the Main and Classified Library collections, and ensures operational excellence by integrating library functions with the broader NWC community and optimizing space and resources. The Director stays updated with industry trends, sharing insights with the NWC community; co ...