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Media Production Coordinator

Hampshire College

Harold F Johnson Library, Amherst

DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:Reporting to the advanced media technical specialist, this position coordinates video and audio documentation of academic and other campus events. Schedule: Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm during the academic semesters with need for flexibility to adjust schedule for times when events are scheduled. This position must work occasional weekends for events, such as the College’s Commencement. During January term and summers, the schedule will switch to Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm to reflect the library’s hours. The media production coordinator records, edits and produces video and audio content for the web and for the Archives. This position collaborates with both IT and event services departments to provide limited classroom support and audi ...

Access Services Associate: Media

Hampshire College

Harold F Johnson Library, Amherst

DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:Reporting to the access services supervisor, the access services associate: media manages circulation of media production and presentation equipment for the library using the library catalog system. This position hires, trains, and supervises student employee staff for equipment circulation at the media services desk and provides training on all areas of media production and presentation. The associate is responsible for billed equipment follow up and responding to patrons who have questions about billed equipment. This position manages and maintains the equipment in the collection including troubleshooting as needed and researching new equipment for purchase and serves as a backup for other access services associates and may fill in at the main InfoBar as n ...

Assistant Cataloging Librarian, Phillips Library

Peabody Essex Museum

Rowley, MA

Summary: The Peabody Essex Museum’s Phillips Library seeks a full-time Assistant Cataloging Librarian to fulfill the role of primary cataloger on staff, an essential role to improve intellectual and physical access to our collections. They will work closely with the Technical Services Librarian to identify cataloging priorities, implement equitable descriptive practices, streamline workflows, reduce the backlog, and maintain cataloging-related systems. The Assistant Cataloging Librarian is expected to participate collaboratively in library-wide and museum-wide projects and initiatives.Desired qualifications: 1–2 years cataloging experience. Knowledge of library and archival standards such as RDA, DCRM(B), LCSH, and MARC. Experience with OCLC Connexion preferred. Excellent communication ...

Technical Support Specialist

CLAMS (Cape Libraries Automated Materials Sharing)

Hyannis, MA and remote

General SummaryProvides technical and administrative assistance to the Systems Support Office, the CLAMS organization, and CLAMS member libraries. This position is under the general supervision of the Systems Manager, or, in their absence, reports to the Executive Director.This position is intended as a remote, work from home opportunity, however, remote work at a coworking location may be possible. Internet access is required for remote work and all remote work must be done in Massachusetts. In person attendance at a coworking office in Hyannis will be required for onboarding, training, periodic team meetings and occasional work-related duties. Visits to our member libraries are periodically required.Responsibilities:Assists member libraries in troubleshooting and resolving problems with ...

Archivist

BiblioTemps (UMass Dartmouth)

North Dartmouth, MA

Title: ArchivistLocation: Claire T. Carney Library, UMass Dartmouth N. Dartmouth, MAPlacement Type: Temporary (No Benefits)Start date: April 13, 2022 or ASAPEnd date: April 12, 2023Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pmPay Rate: $20.75 - $24.00 per hour depending on experienceCORI: REQUIREDDescription:Project Archivist for the Howard T. Glasser Archives of Folk Music and Letter ArtsAs a member of the Claire T. Carney Library's Archives and Special Collections team, the Project Archivist is responsible for processing the papers of former design professor Howard T. Glasser. Professor Glasser was deeply involved in the revival of folk music in the 1960s and 70s, and organized concerts and informal musical gatherings, all of which he recorded. He was the founder of the SMU/UMD Eisteddfo ...

Youth Services Librarian

Somerset Public Library

Somerset, MA

Children’s LibrarianSomerset Public Library1464 County StreetSomerset, MA 02726http://www.somersetpubliclibrary.org/Description:This position is primarily responsible for the operation of library services provided to children and young adults (ages 0 to 17). Duties include creating ongoing and special programming; managing the development, selection, inventory and weeding of books and other materials; providing readers' advisory; offering reference and research services; providing library information and promotions through social media, the library's website, and other avenues; organizing summer reading services; attending meetings and workshops; writing grants in conjunction with the director; providing youth services statistics to the director; and providing outreach services with scho ...

Collections Librarian

Wheaton College (MA)

Norton, MA

SummaryThe Collections Librarian will join the library’s Discovery & Access team, which connects the Wheaton community to scholarly resources that support teaching and learning at the College. The Collections Librarian works to implement a holistic collections strategy that balances print and electronic collections, monographs and continuing resources, course reserves, open educational resources and Wheaton’s unique digital collections in a community that prioritizes inclusion and belonging.Primary ResponsibilitiesConduct collection development in support of the library’s strategic priorities. Perform data-driven analyses for library administration and partner with selector librarians as well as faculty to proactively identify collection needs. Fill coverage gaps and maintain sus ...

Discovery Librarian

Wheaton College (MA)

Norton, MA

SummaryThe Discovery Librarian will join the library’s Discovery & Access team, which connects the Wheaton community to scholarly resources that support teaching and learning at the College. The Discovery Librarian works to maximize cross-system functionality, partnering with colleagues to optimize all aspects of the discovery of and access to electronic and physical resources with the goal of providing seamless, user-friendly library services in a community that prioritizes inclusion and belonging.Primary ResponsibilitiesDesign and improve user interfaces that enhance discoverability of information and seamlessly integrate multiple systems. Ensure compliance with accessibility standards and use of best practices in all user interfaces, carry out improvements based on universal desig ...

Archivist

BiblioTemps (UMass Dartmouth)

North Dartmouth

Location: Claire T. Carney Library, UMass Dartmouth N. Dartmouth, MAPlacement Type: Temporary (No Benefits)Start date: ASAPEnd date: April 12, 2023Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pmPay Rate: $20.75 - $24.00 per hour depending on experienceCORI: REQUIREDDescription:Project Archivist for the Howard T. Glasser Archives of Folk Music and Letter ArtsAs a member of the Claire T. Carney Library's Archives and Special Collections team, the Project Archivist is responsible for processing the papers of former design professor Howard T. Glasser. Professor Glasser was deeply involved in the revival of folk music in the 1960s and 70s, and organized concerts and informal musical gatherings, all of which he recorded. He was the founder of the SMU/UMD Eisteddfod, an annual folk festival held ...

Librarian I - Youth Services

Somerset Public Library

Somerset, MA

This position is primarily responsible for the operation of library services provided to children and young adults (ages 0 to 17). Duties include creating ongoing and special programming; managing the development, selection, inventory and weeding of books and other materials; providing readers' advisory; offering reference and research services; providing library information and promotions through social media, the library's website, and other avenues; organizing summer reading services; attending meetings and workshops; writing grants in conjunction with the director; providing youth services statistics to the director; and providing outreach services with schools and other organizations.In addition to the above responsibilities, this person will also work with the library director to fin ...

Director

BiblioTemps (Ayer Library)

Ayer, MA

POSITION OVERVIEW:The Director of the Ayer Library is responsible for the management of all aspects of the library including services and building maintenance. The Director is to uphold the policies established by the Library Board of Trustees, the stipulations of the Acts of Incorporation of the Ayer Library passed by the legislature in 1894, the regulations of the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and local guidelines as they apply to the Ayer Library.SupervisorsThe Director works under the direction of the Library Board of Trustees with considerable latitude for independent judgement and action.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThe Director is responsible for supervising all members of staff.Duties• Plans and initiates goals and o ...

Director

BiblioTemps (Lynnfield Public Library)

Lynnfield, MA

POSITION OVERVIEW:The Lynnfield Public Library is seeking a collaborative and engaging Director to lead the library in its rapidly changing role as Lynnfield's central community and cultural center. Our Library Director will spearhead the delivery of both traditional and emerging services for Lynnfield library patrons.The Director plans, organizes and manages all aspects of the library in conformity with policies established by the Library Board of Trustees, a five-member elected board, along with other town policies, and with State, Federal and municipal laws and regulations. The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator with patience and experience working with a vast demographic of individuals.This position reports directly to the Library Board of Trustees and will fulfill the foll ...

Neighborhood & Adult Literacy Manager

Springfield City Library

public library system

Join our team as the newly-established Neighborhood & Adult Literacy Manager! Among your duties will be responsibility for the implementation and oversight of adult literacy and basic education programs throughout the library system. You will also have responsibility for a branch library. For over 25 years, our adult basic education program, Read/Write/Now, has worked with community members to change their lives in learner-identified ways: achieving a driver's license, learning to read so they can help their children with homework or read a bedtime story, getting a library card, earning a promotion at work, and becoming U.S. citizens. Now it's time to spread this good work across our 9 location library system in proven and innovative ways. If you have experience and a degree in educati ...

Branch Library Supervisor

East Forest Park Branch, Springfield City Library

public library system

The East Forest Park Branch Library is one of the busiest in our beautiful city! Help set the vision for the branch and play an important role in carrying it out. The branch opened to the public in 2019 as a brand-new building with a large Community Room for programming and performances. There are a makerspace, a teen room, a children's room, and plenty of up-to-date technology to enjoy. Outside you'll find reading gardens, a patio for programming and relaxing, and significant open space. The neighborhood is well-loved by the neighborhood it serves. See inside here.The Supervisor at our East Forest Park Branch Library is responsible for assisting the Branch Manager in the everyday functioning of the library.This includes staff supervision, public interaction, programming, facility manageme ...

Programming and Community Outreach Specialist

Truro Public Library

Truro, Massachusetts

Successful community programming is one of the pillars of library service. In collaboration with Truro Library staff, you will be responsible for taking the lead in coordinating, planning, and executing programming that is educational, entertaining, and enriching for all ages.• You plan and execute programs, presentations, workshops, and participatory experiences for patrons of all ages.• You are comfortable coordinating a wide range of program from panel discussions to arts and crafts.• You work collaboratively with other members of the Truro Library staff to generate outreach efforts.• You cultivate relationships with community members and organizations to garner feedback, and potential partnerships.• You seek outside sources of funding to sustain our high level of programming. ...

Neighborhood & Adult Literacy Manager

Springfield City Library

public library system

The Neighborhood & Adult Literacy Manager is responsible for the implementation and oversight of adult literacy and basic education programs throughout the library system. They will also have responsibility for a branch library. Responsible for administrative and professional work in the management of personnel, services, and operations of adult literacy programs and branch teams. Work is performed with professional independent administrative judgment in accordance with the policies and objectives of the Library Department, with review by the Library Director through reports and conferences. Supervision is exercised over other employees as assigned.QualificationsDemonstrated ability to plan, assign, coordinate and supervise the work of a library department.Extensive knowledge of librar ...

Children's Librarian

Springfield City Library

public library system

TheChildren’s Librarianposition is based in the busy, progressive Children's Room of our Central Library. Springfield City Library has an exciting career opportunity waiting for just the right candidate. Are you the one? Are you ready to work as part of our dedicated team of professionals in a very busy urban library system? Each year, we welcome over 600,000 visitors throughout our nine locations and offer more than 5,500 programs for adults, teens and children. Our 77,672 registered patrons account for circulation of nearly 600,000 items!The person selected for this position will be part of a dynamic team and focus on reference, reader’s advisory, outreach, collection development, and programming for children. Work is performed under the general direction of the Children's Services S ...

Branch Library Supervisor

Springfield City Library

public library system

The East Forest Park Branch Library is one of the busiest in our beautiful city! Help set the vision for the branch and play an important role in carrying it out. The branch opened to the public in 2019 as a brand-new building with a large Community Room for programming and performances. There are a makerspace, a teen room, a children's room, and plenty of up-to-date technology to enjoy. Outside you'll find reading gardens, a patio for programming and relaxing, and significant open space. The neighborhood is well-loved by the neighborhood it serves. See inside here.The Supervisor at our East Forest Park Branch Library is responsible for assisting the Branch Manager in the everyday functioning of the library.This includes staff supervision, public interaction, programming, facility manageme ...

Reference Librarian

Springfield City Library

public library system

The Springfield (MA) City Library seeks applications to work at our forward-looking, award-winning public library. We are recruiting talented, community-engaged candidates for four part-time Librarian positions. Get excited about the possibilities of working in the city of Springfield by watching the videos linked below, then apply by Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 11:59 pm Eastern. Each year, we welcome over 600,000 visitors throughout our nine locations and offer more than 5,500 programs for adults, teens, and children. Our 77,672 registered patrons account for circulation of nearly 600,000 items.The four Librarian positions are based at four of our neighborhood branch libraries. The person hired for this job will create and deliver programs, answer reference questions, provide reader’s ad ...

Library Director

Town of Dover

Dover, MA

The Town of Dover, MA (6,300 population) is seeking a dynamic and visionary Director for its nationally recognized library. The Director manages and oversees the daily operation of the library services, team and its facilities. The Director works in close cooperation with the Trustees, serving as an advisor and as an active participant in policy and budget development, goal setting, planning, and oversight of all services offered to the patrons of the library. The Library Director reports to the Board of Library Trustees and carries out job duties in accordance with established laws, regulations and policies in collaboration with the Town Administrator.Requires a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited graduate school and a Certificate of Professional Librarianship issued b ...

Information Services (Reference) Supervisor

Springfield City Library

public library system

This full-time, 37.5 hours/week job is based at thebeautiful Central Library. The Supervisor works collaboratively with the Manager of Adult & Youth Information Services and a team of seven librarians. The Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the daily operation and scheduling of the adult reference desks at the Central Library, and they assist the Manager in planning system-wide adult services goals and activities.The Supervisor provides reference and reader's advisory service at the Central Library in person, over the telephone, through email, via chat, or other emerging technologies; supervises reference staff, assists the Manager in recruitment, training, professional development, counseling, evaluation, and coaching of staff; has collection development duties including referen ...

Resource Acquisitions Specialist

Wellesley College

Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College seeks a dynamic, team-oriented Resource Acquisitions Specialist to perform functions related to the acquisition of scholarly resources that support teaching and learning at the College. The Resource Acquisitions Specialist works collaboratively to integrate the areas of library purchasing, licensing, and resource sharing to ensure effective access for library users and efficient deployment of library funds. ...

Library Assistant IV - Access Services

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Dartmouth, Massachusetts

General Summary of Position: The Library Assistant IV is responsible for performing day-to-day activities in the area of access services. These activities include assisting patrons with circulating materials by charging, renewing, and discharging library materials; providing technical support to patrons using library computers, printers, or connecting personal devices to the university network; supervising student workers; and assuming responsibility for the operation of the library in the absence of a supervisor, especially during night and weekend hours.The Library Assistant performs a range of duties relating to access services as well as assisting users in the discovery and use of resources. Primary responsibility may lie within a single department or division, however, due to the inte ...

Knowledge Manager/Librarian

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA

Librarian (Knowledge Manager)The Digital Wellness Lab of the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is seeking a skilled content analyst and knowledge manager for a full-time in-person or hybrid position. The Digital Wellness Lab conducts research to educate and empower young people, caregivers, and the tech industry to create and consume media in ways that optimize children’s health and development.The Librarian/Knowledge Manager will oversee the Lab’s information management systems, develop and maintain current knowledge, and contribute to the outreach and research activities of the Lab. This person will have the opportunity to expand the Lab’s comprehensive Media Health Effects research database a ...

Monograph Acquisitions Coordinator

Williams College

Williamstown, MA

Opening DetailsWilliams College Libraries seeks a collaborative, user-centered staff member to coordinate our monograph acquisitions. We believe that our collections are a vital component of how we develop inclusive library services for our increasingly diverse community. In this newly-revised position, you will help develop collections that support evolving academic priorities and an inclusive community with diverse needs.The successful candidate will embrace a flexible, responsive approach to coordinating the purchase, licensing, and receipt of current and out-of-print monographs in all languages and formats for the College Libraries. This is a full-time, year-round, support staff position, reporting to the Head of Collections and Systems.The Williams Libraries are committed to developin ...

Library Applications Associate II

CW MARS

Network Office - Worcester MA

CW MARS is currently searching for a new Library Applications Associate II. This position will provide technical support to member libraries. An ideal candidate will possess excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong technical troubleshooting skills. The position requires a degree from a four-year college and at least three years related job experience.Full-Time benefited position.The position will be working in the CW MARS automated network office in Worcester, Massachusetts with the potential for remote work up to three days per week. The position is not in a library.PurposeUnder general direction of supervisor, provides support and training to member library staff onthe integrated library system. Creates and runs reports, processes parameter and selectedsystem cha ...
The Science & Instructional Technology Librarian facilitates the use of information resources and technology in teaching, learning, and scholarship for faculty and students. We encourage applicants with a educational or practical experience in the sciences who is excited to learn more about learning technologies to apply! There is room in this role to explore your interests as they connect to librarianship and to become involved with community- and profession-wide initiatives.This liaison collaborates with faculty to support students’ research activities through classroom instruction, consultations, and workshops. Reporting to the Director of Research and Instruction, this position leads initiatives to strategically and collaboratively identify and integrate technology solutions with ...

Scholarly Communications Librarian

Marine Biological Laboratory

Woods Hole MA

The MBLWHOI Library seeks a Scholarly Communications Librarian. The successful candidate will build relationships and collaborations with other administrative and research departments in Woods Hole to support the progress and impact of various Woods Hole initiatives.The Scholarly Communication Librarian works with researchers and administrative departments to facilitate understanding, assessment, and reporting of impactful outcomes of research.Responsibilities also include collaborating with librarians to design and implement web-based tools and resources to support research information management, instruction and reference services, collection digitization, bibliographic discovery, and open access initiatives. The MBLWHOI Library is operated jointly by the Marine Biological Laboratory (MB ...

Desk Assistant

Weymouth Public Libraries

Weymouth, MA

Hours are:Mondays 1:00-9:00 PMTuesdays through Fridays 9:00 AM to 5:00 PMEvery Third Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PMThe Weymouth Public Libraries seeks a motivated, enthusiastic team player with superior customer service skills to join our circulation staff at Tufts Library, the main branch and busiest library in Weymouth.Acts as a first point of contact for all patrons; assists patrons with general questions about library and in the use of materials, greets visitors of library; answers telephones and directs calls; answers patrons’ inquiries regarding their accounts or reserving museum passes; helps patrons locate library materials or sends them to Information Desk.Assists persons in registering for library cards including processing such applications; enters and retrieves member and circul ...

Access Services and Interlibrary Loan Assistant

Wheaton College (MA)

Norton, MA

The Access Services and Interlibrary Loan Assistant is responsible for providing a range of library public services. Serves as a main contact for library patrons seeking help, general information, and resources. Directly interacts with students, faculty, and staff about use of library materials, circulation services, course reserves services, interlibrary loan and use of special library equipment and facilities. Interprets and communicates library policies and procedures; assists with supervision and training of student employees. Responsible for stacks maintenance, including the shelving of library materials, shelf reading, and shifting projects. As the primary staff person responsible for ILL, obtains and delivers research materials not held by Wheaton College to patrons and supplies ite ...