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Research and Instruction Librarian

BiblioTemps (Northern Essex Community College)

Haverhill, MA

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: Research and Instruction LibrarianLocation: Haverhill, MA - Northern Essex Community CollegeStart date: As soon as possibleEnd date: December 21, 2023Schedule: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. 4:30pm-8:00pmPay Rate: $20.75-$24.00 an hour, based on experienceCORI: RequiredDescription:Providing high quality research assistance to students and faculty in active virtual and in-person academic environments.Engage with students and faculty using text, chat, email, and other technologies, in addition to face to face.Meeting student information literacy and academic technology needs is ...

Research and Instruction Librarian

BiblioTemps (Northern Essex Community College)

Lawrence, 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: Research and Instruction LibrarianLocation: Lawrence, MA - Northern Essex Community CollegeStart date: As soon as possibleEnd date: December 21, 2023Schedule: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. 4:00pm-8:00pmPay Rate: $20.75-$24.00 an hour, based on experienceCORI: RequiredDescription:Providing high quality research assistance to students and faculty in active virtual and in-person academic environments.Engage with students and faculty using text, chat, email, and other technologies, in addition to face to face.Meeting student information literacy and academic technology needs is a ...

Cataloging Specialist

Amherst College

Amherst, MA

The Cataloging Specialist supports the research and coursework of students and faculty by describing and providing access to diverse, inclusive, and accessible resources in the Library’s print and online collections; works closely with the Cataloging & Metadata Librarian to ensure timely turnaround, efficient workflows and high quality service for acquired materials; trains and supervises student processing assistants; participates fully as a member of the Collection Management department, including collaborating on departmental workflows. ...

Library Director

Town of Dighton

Dighton, MA

The Library Director, under the supervision of the Board of Trustees and in accordance with Chapter 78 of the Massachusetts General Laws, will perform administrative, supervisory and technical work in planning and management of all library operations, including but not limited to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance, and library operations and services in conformity of the policies established by the Board of Trustees and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.The successful candidate will hold a Masters in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited school or have library experience while attaining the MLS.The Library Director must possess leadership skills, independent judgment, and initiative in planning and overseeing the m ...

Manager of Youth Branch Services

Worcester Public Library

Worcester, MA

This is a professional position with supervisory and planning responsibilities under the direction of the Deputy Director of Youth Services. The Manager of Youth Branch Services position will primarily have responsibility for overseeing four neighborhood public library branches, which are located within public elementary schools, but may be assigned to perform some management functions in collaboration with the Manager of Youth Services at the Main Library. This position develops and maintains a network of positive partnerships with the schools, teachers, families, other branches, and community. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community. Schedu ...

Science & Engineering Library Evening Supervisor

BiblioTemps (UMass Amherst)

Amherst, MA

Title: Science & Engineering Library Evening SupervisorLocation: UMass Amherst (Amherst, MA)Start date: As soon as possibleEnd date: December 29, 2023Schedule: Sunday – Thursday, 2 PM – 10 PMPay Rate: $17.50 per hourCORI: Not requiredDescription:This full-time position (37.5 hours per week) will supervise operations and student staff in an integrated public services environment and provide public service by assisting patrons and solving complex problems for library users.Supervision received:This position reports to the Head of the Science and Engineering Library.Supervision exercised:3.5 FTE student workers (14-15 students)Responsibilities:Oversee processing and lending of library materials in the Science and Engineering Library. Coordinate with Public Services Day Superviso ...

Deputy Director of Borrower Services

Worcester Public Library

Worcester, MA

The Deputy Director of Borrower is a professional, supervisory position responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Worcester Public Library’s Circulation and Periodicals departments. The position, under the direction of the Director of Library Operations, has the responsibility of all activities and functions dealing with the circulation of materials and related services, including developing and implementing policies and procedures related to circulation, patron registration, record keeping and revenue collection, and training throughout the library system. Schedule will include evenings and weekend hours, working at multiple locations as assigned.Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. ...

Cataloging Supervisor

Norton Public Library

Norton MA

This position oversees the preparation, processing and both original and copy cataloging of librarymaterials, is responsible for creation of catalog records and collection maintenance in accordance withprofessional standards, and provides assistance with daily operations of the library including publicservice desk responsibilities. Position reports to the Assistant Director under the supervision of theLibrary Director.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:● Responsible for maintaining the collection in an organized and orderly fashion● Assists with cataloging supplies ordering● Responsible for museum pass acquisitions and cataloging● Opening and/or closing supervisory tasks one evening a week and some Saturdays● Participates in inspecting and recording of new materials shipments● Process ...

Information Services Supervisor

Wellesley Free Library

Main Library

Due to retirement, the Wellesley Free Library is seeking a fearless, flexible and fun leader to join our team full time (35 hours/week). The Information Services Supervisor oversees the day-to-day operations of the Wellesley Free Library’s (WFL) Information Services Department. The incumbent supervises and schedules seven permanent Departmental personnel and has supervisory responsibility for collection development of the adult materials collections as well as development and promotion of innovative programs for adults and teens.Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Information Services Supervisor manages the Department’s staff and services, and works with the Supervisory Team to meet Departmental goals and objectives. The incumbent’s work requires the ability to stay abreast of e ...
The Boston University Libraries seek a highly motivated and experienced library leader to serve as BU’s first Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. This new leadership role will be charged with reimagining the goals of the Libraries’ special collections and digital scholarship programs while transforming the way that BU creates, preserves, and supplies online access and preservation to the university’s rich holdings.Through deep personal engagement, depth of experience, and intellectual leadership, this AUL directly oversees the library’s principal special collections unit, the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, and the library’s new digitization and digital initiatives program and facility, Digital Ventures. In addition to directing all acquisitions and r ...

Customer Services Associate

Seekonk Public Library

Seekonk, MA

Duties/Description: Customer Services Associates provide direct service to library users primarily by: checking-out, renewing, reserving and requesting library materials; issuing library cards and maintaining library records; responding to user inquiries and requests; recommending books and other materials that may be of interest to the user; instructing users in how to use library equipment and other services, including electronic services; explaining to users the policies and rules of the library and network, resolving routine problems and referring users to others who can provide further assistance. Customer Services Associates also check-in materials, re-shelve materials, and process inter-library loans. Customer Services may be required to engage in other related activities as require ...

Library Director

Holbrook Public Library

Holbrook, MA

The Holbrook Public Library is looking for a 40 hours per week Library Director to oversee our small library with a new and passionate staff with big ideas.This job might be for you if:-Your librarianship is people-centered.-You have knowledge and experience working with all kinds of people, are passionate about community building, and determination when it comes to advocating for libraries.-You have knowledge and excitement about the current trends in library science and library services.-You have interest in being a library administrator, in overseeing the day to day operations of a small public library, and working as a partner with the Assistant Library Director to manage a fabulous staff.-Your public service is rooted in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community.Schedule:Schedule is ...

Bibliographic Services Cataloging Associate

C/W MARS

Worcester, Massachusetts

Bibliographic Services Cataloging AssociateC/W MARS has an opening for a Bibliographic Services Cataloging Associate to provide support and training to member libraries, search OCLC for new MARC records, communicate with member libraries to resolve issues, and perform routine bibliographic maintenance in the Evergreen local integrated library system (ILS). See the full job description. [posted August 16, 2023]TO APPLY: Email a cover letter, resume and three references in PDF format to resume@cwmars.org with the subject line: Cataloging Associate. Position is open until filled. ...

Graduate Librarian 2 - Youth Services

Worcester Public Library

Worcester, MA

This is a professional position under the immediate supervision of the Manager of Youth Services and under the general direction of the Deputy Director for Youth Services. This position is responsible for connecting children and teen library patrons with the information they seek, and developing and implementing engaging library programs, collections and services. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community. Schedule will include evenings and weekend hours and working at multiple locations as assigned.Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply ...

Assistant Librarian - Instruction & Research Services.

Fitchburg State Univeristy

Fitchburg, MA

The Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Libraryat Fitchburg State University, Fitchburg, MA invites applications for a full time benefited position at the rank of Assistant Librarian -Instruction & Research Services.This is a temporary, one-year (non-tenure track) appointment effective Fall 2023. This appointment concludes automatically on May 31, 2024.General Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:The Full-Time Temporary Instruction & Research Services Librarian will work with the tenure-track librarians to provide library instruction and reference services to the University community, and participate in related projects, during the academic year.Detailed Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:Instruction:Assist the Instruction Team in providing synchronous and asynchronous instruction s ...

Research and Instruction Librarian

BiblioTemps (Northern Essex Community College)

Lawrence, 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: Research and Instruction LibrarianLocation: Lawrence, MA - Northern Essex Community CollegeStart date: September 5, 2023End date: December 21, 2023Schedule: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. 4:00pm-8:00pmPay Rate: $20.75-$24.00 an hour, based on experienceCORI: RequiredDescription:Providing high quality research assistance to students and faculty in active virtual and in-person academic environments.Engage with students and faculty using text, chat, email, and other technologies, in addition to face to face.Meeting student information literacy and academic technology needs is a co ...

Research and Instruction Librarian

BiblioTemps (Northern Essex Community College)

Haverhill, MA

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: Research and Instruction LibrarianLocation: Haverhill, MA - Northern Essex Community CollegeStart date: September 5, 2023End date: December 21, 2023Schedule: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. 4:30pm-8:00pmPay Rate: $20.75-$24.00 an hour, based on experienceCORI: RequiredDescription:Providing high quality research assistance to students and faculty in active virtual and in-person academic environments.Engage with students and faculty using text, chat, email, and other technologies, in addition to face to face.Meeting student information literacy and academic technology needs is a ...

Systems Manager

Boston Library Consortium

Remote, Greater Boston Area

PLEASE APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE VIA THE URL BELOWhttps://blc.org/page/hiring-systems-managerApplications not submitted through our website cannot be considered.Boston Library Consortium (BLC) is seeking a full-time Systems Manager to facilitate the implementation and continued optimization of shared technologies and systems.You should apply if…You love creating the conditions that foster deeper modes of collaboration through shared systems and servicesYou are excited by the challenge of building deeply intentional processes in the many big and little decisions across a diverse group of member institutionsYou find joy in building spaces of trust, connection, and shared growthResponsibilitiesThis role is responsible for working closely with staff at members’ libraries, relevant BLC Communiti ...

Associate Director

Seekonk Public Library

Seekonk, MA

Are you ready to join an innovative public library team? Are you passionate about delivering high level customer service to the public? Are you energetic, dynamic, and ready to build the library of your dreams? The Seekonk Public Library is looking for its next Associate Director - a public service focused individual with excellent management skills and expertise in library technology. The successful candidate will be an innovator who values a positive team environment and thrives in a climate of change.The Town of Seekonk is a small, vibrant community of approximately 14,000 located in southeastern Massachusetts. In FY23, visits to the library numbered over 60,000, more than 200,000 physical items were circulated, and event attendance totaled 6790.Position Title: Associate DirectorTerms: ...

Weekend Access Services Associate

Amherst College

Amherst, MA

Job Description:Amherst College invites applications for the Weekend Access Services Associate position. The Weekend Access Services Associate is a part-time (20 hours per week), academic-year position, starting at $21.35 per hour. Given Amherst’s distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.Oversees the weekend evening operations of the Robert Frost Library, including full responsibility for the library during some periods ensuring equitable access to academic material to support student learning. Supervises weekend Access Services student assistants, who are performing a wide array of tasks. Supports print and elect ...

Library Assistant

BiblioTemps (Bridgewater Public Library)

Bridgewater, MA

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: Library AssistantLocation: Bridgewater Public Library (Bridgewater, MA)Start date: July 31, 2023End date: October 27, 2023Schedule: 35 hours per week; Three days 9AM-4PM; One day 10AM-5PM; One evening 1PM-8PPay Rate: $17.50 per hourCORI: RequiredDuties:· Performs routine circulation tasks such as checking in or out library materials, collecting fines, and issuing patron cards.· Enters and retrieves information from the integrated library system in order to determine availability of materials.· Assists patrons in locating and requesting materials from other libraries.· ...

Research and Instruction Librarian

BiblioTemps (Bunker Hill Community College)

Boston, MA - Hybrid

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: Research and Instruction LibrarianLocation: Bunker Hill Community College (Boston, MA – Hybrid)Start date: As soon as possibleEnd date: June 30, 2024Schedule: 37.5 hours per week; To be determined; Some weekend and evening hours; Telework availablePay Rate: $30.00 - $35.00 per hourCORI: Not RequiredDescription:Bunker Hill Community College seeks a self-motivated, service oriented, full-time Librarian to work as part of the Library team serving students, faculty, staff and community users. The successful candidate will focus on information literacy instruction, embedded ...

Library Director

Town of Swansea

Swansea

The Town of Swansea seeks applications for Library Director, a highly visible leadership role serving as the official representative of the Swansea Free Public Library. Enthusiasm, organization, and strong customer service skills are paramount. Applicants must possess and maintain a Professional Certification of Librarianship as well as a Masters’ Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited school. Minimum five years of progressively responsible experience in professional library work, including management and direct supervision of others, or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. ...

Web Support Specialist - hybrid schedule

C/W MARS, Inc.

Worcester, MA

CW MARS has an opening for a web support specialist to provide content management, website design, training, and technical support to our member libraries in the areas of searching and navigating our public online catalog. This position will help lead our catalog interface migration to Aspen Discovery and also provide web administration support for CW MARS public and internal/member library websites. The ideal candidate will actively embrace the ever changing landscape of technology and be able to interface between technical staff and end-users. See the full job description. ...

Head of Children’s Services

Turner Free Library

Randolph

The Head of Children’s Services provides professional library, programming, and managerial services in a diverse community to children and their caregivers. The Head of Children’s Services supervises a busy circulation desk and large children’s room, organizes engaging events and activities for children up through grade 6, and fosters a welcoming, safe, and supportive environment for children and caregivers. The Turner Free Library is in the process of acquiring a brand new, state-of-the-art bookmobile/STREAM (science, reading, technology, engineering, arts, and math) lab, and the Head of Children’s Services will collaborate with other department heads on providing outreach services to children utilizing this new vehicle.The Head of Children’s Services works with a high degree of ...

Instruction/Liaison Librarian

Merrimack College

North Andover, MA

Position OverviewMcQuade Library at Merrimack College seeks an energetic and experienced librarian to fill the position of Instruction/Liaison Librarian. This librarian will provide research services to library users, conduct information literacy workshops, create instructional materials, and participate in collection development and serve as a faculty liaison. Reporting to the Head Librarian, this full-time position will focus on the library’s efforts to engage the Merrimack community with research skills and tools of scholarship. Evening shifts are required.Merrimack College is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We seek candidates with a demonstrated ability to work with students across a broad range of social and personal identities and perspectives. We particularly encour ...

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 ...

Systems Manager

Boston Library Consortium

Remote, Greater Boston Area

Boston Library Consortium (BLC) is seeking a full-time Systems Manager to facilitate the implementation and continued optimization of shared technologies and systems.Please apply on our website.CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR SYSTEMS MANAGER JOBApplications submitted elsewhere will not be considered.You should apply if…You love creating the conditions that foster deeper modes of collaboration through shared systems and servicesYou are excited by the challenge of building deeply intentional processes in the many big and little decisions across a diverse group of member institutionsYou find joy in building spaces of trust, connection, and shared growthResponsibilitiesThis role is responsible for working closely with staff at members’ libraries, relevant BLC Communities, and the BLC staff team to ...

Young Adult Engagement Manager

Turner Free Library

Randolph

Description:The Turner Free Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and creative Young Adult Engagement Manager to provide exemplary service to teens from seventh grade through high school from a large array of national, lingual, and cultural backgrounds as well as to new adults (ages 18-25). The Young Adult Engagement Manager will manage the Library’s busy Teen Room, develop and facilitate engaging programs for teens and new adults, assist in developing the Library’s Young Adult collections, and manage scheduling in the Turner Free Studio/digital media lab.The Young Adult Engagement Manager will provide staff supervision in the absence of the Library Director and Assistant Library Director. The Young Adult Engagement Manager will need to work with a high degree of independence, ex ...

Resource Sharing Program Manager

Boston Library Consortium

Greater Boston Area

Boston Library Consortium (BLC) is seeking a full-time Program Manager to lead our resource sharing program portfolio and strategize about the future of resource sharing for libraries and consortia.Please Apply HereThis is a three-year term position, with the possibility of renewal.You should apply if…You love creating the conditions that foster deeper modes of collaboration through resource sharingYou are excited by the challenge of building deeply intentional processes in the many big and little decisions across a diverse group of member institutionsYou find joy in building spaces of trust, connection, and shared growthResponsibilitiesThis role’s overall responsibility will be to manage BLC’s resource sharing programs through a wide range of activities with both individual librarie ...