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Library Director

Billerica Public Library

Billerica, MA

The Town of Billerica seeks qualified applicants for the position of Library Director.Internally, the Library Director manages the daily operations of the library and library facility, supervises and mentors a staff of over 20, plans and coordinates short-term and long-term goals, oversees the library’s $1.6 million dollar budget, collaborates with the Board of Library Trustees to set library policy, and serves as liaison between the library and town management.Externally, the Library Director engages with and represents the library in the community, coordinates with the library’s two fundraising groups (Family Friends of the Billerica Public Library and Billerica Public Library Foundation), and advocates for the library with key stakeholders and decision makers.Schedule: 37.5 hours Mo ...

Branch Library Supervisor

Springfield City Library

public library system

The Mason Square 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 is a lovely midcentury building with a large Community Room for programming and performances. Outside you'll find our community gardens, more programming space, and a freshly painted mural, part of Fresh Paint Springfield's mural festival. The branch is truly the hub of the neighborhoods that surround it. See inside here.The Supervisor at our Mason Square Branch Library is responsible for assisting the Branch Manager in the everyday functioning of the library.This includes staff supervision, public interaction, programming, facility management, and administrative duties.Work is performed with latitude in the exercise of in ...

Head of Childrens and Teen Services

Flint Memorial Library

North Reading, MA

The town of North Reading is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic professional for the position of Head of Children’s and Teen Services. This position is responsible for a broad range of youth library services, including programming, social media, materials selection, and outreach to schools and the community.Supervisory Responsibility: Works under the general direction of the Director and Assistant Director. Oversees the supervision of part-time staff and volunteers directly associated with youth services. Provides leadership in defining goals and objectives for youth services that reflect the library’s mission.Requirements Include:Demonstrated ability to create and facilitate innovative programs which meet the developmental and enrichment needs of children and their families.Must have ...

Teen & Emerging Technology Librarian

Town of Kingston, MA

Massachusetts, United States

Essential Functions: (The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.)Teen Services: Manages and supervises the library services to teens in Grades 6 through 12 and their families at the Kingston Public Library.Supervises and leads the Youth Advisory Council, including planning and executing programs, promoting programs using social media, educating peers about library services, and selecting materials for the teen collection.Researches, develops, writes, manages and administers grant–funded programs for services to teens as appropriate and available. ...

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 ...

Access Services Associate: Interlibrary Loan

Harold F. Johnson Library / Hampshire College

Amherst, MA

DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:One of three full-time staff members responsible for oversight of the InfoBar. Shares supervision of student circulation assistants and assists in all general circulation services. The work schedule is Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Hours vary in the summer and during breaks, and schedule is subject to change when the needs of the library change.Reporting to the access services supervisor, the access services associate shares supervision of student circulation assistants and assists in all general circulation services at the library's main service point, the InfoBar. The associate is responsible for providing Interlibrary Loan and document delivery services to the Hampshire College community. The associate networks with libraries worldwide throug ...

Morning Library Assistant

Wentworth Institute of Technology

Boston, MA

Reporting to the Associate Director for Access & Organization, the Morning Library Assistant provides assistance for users at the Access Services/Circulation desk and supports the overall daily activities of the Access & Organization Department. Duties include assisting in the management of circulation operations, general technology support (in collaboration with the Department of Technology Services), and supervision of student employees (in collaboration with the Associate Director of Access & Organization and other Access Services librarians).The position is part of the Access Services team and will participate in department projects and activities, especially in the areas of course reserves, serials, and stacks maintenance.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor’s DegreeExperienc ...

Library Director-Holbrook Public Library

Town of Holbrook

Holbrook, MA

Responsibilities may include: a. Directs the operations of all departments of the Holbrook Public Library.b. Prepares the annual departmental budget and presents and defends the budget before the Trustees, Finance Committee and Town Meetings. c. Directs and controls the expenditure of departmental fund allocations within the constraints of approved budgets.d. Confers with Town officials and general public to provide information and to resolve problems and complaints. e. Evaluates and administers library programs. f. Directs the training of library staff in technical and administrative library skills. g. Directs the development and maintenance of the public library’s collection of books, periodicals, audio-visual and all other library materials.h. Directs and participates in personnel ...

Children's & YA Specialist

Forbes Library

Northampton, MA

Supervisor: Head of Children’s and Young Adult ServicesSalary and benefits:● Grade 5 37.5 hrs/week ($31,863-$39,167) including evenings and some Saturdays● Benefits including health insurance, sick time, vacation timeIf you have a passion for public libraries and expanding library access for everyone, then Forbes Library, Northampton's public library, wants to hear from you. We’re currently looking for a creative person to work primarily in our bustling Children’s and Young Adults Department. This position requires a commitment to providing excellent customer service, an attention to detail, and technology and organizational skills. The ability to interact with the public in a patient, kind, and friendly manner is paramount. The position is part of a supportive and highly collabo ...

Library Assistant

Forbes Library

Northampton, MA

Supervisor: Head of Children’s and Young Adult ServicesSalary and benefits:● Grade 4 25 hrs/week ($16.09-$18.47/hr) including evenings and some Saturdays.● Benefits including health insurance, sick time, vacation timeIf you have a passion for public libraries and expanding library access for everyone, then Forbes Library, Northampton's public library, wants to hear from you. We’re currently looking for a creative person to work in youth and adult public services. This position requires a commitment to providing excellent customer service, an attention to detail, and technology and organizational skills. The ability to interact with the public in a patient, kind, and friendly manner is paramount. The position is part of a supportive and highly collaborative team, and helps to create ...

Public Services Librarian

Cape Cod Community College

West Barnstable MA

The Public Services Librarian leads the Front Desk team and ensures users’ experience begins with empathetic customer service. The Librarian coordinates and provides in person and remote public services, develops and delivers information literacy programing, and assists researchers in the use of print and online resources. The Librarian is responsible for maintaining the Circulating, Reference and Reserves collections and develops the Wilkens Library’s print and electronic collections in assigned areas.EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:1. Directs and participates in the operational procedures of all public services departments: circulation, reserves, and reference. Includes entering and updating patron records; charging, renewing and discharging materials; and providing reference assistance in-person ...

Programming and Training Librarian

Springfield City Library

public library system

The Programming and Training Librarian is a full-time position.The person holding this position, based at our historicCentral Library, will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of adult programming for the Central Library and for coordinating professional development for all library staff, as well as providing library services including reference, collection development, instruction, electronic resource use, reader’s advisory, outreach, and programming. Work is performed in accordance with accepted practices and procedures in the field of library sciences related to reference and resource material with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent professional judgment under the general direction of the Manager of Adult and Youth Information Services who reviews work throu ...

Emerging Technologies Librarian

Springfield City Library

public library system

The Emerging Technologies Librarian is a full-time position.The person holding this position, based at our newly constructed (2019)East Forest Park Branch Library, will be responsible for providing reference and information services to the public, as well as responsible for Makerspace tools and services and training in their use. They will promote awareness of new and emerging technologies to improve the patron experience, library services, and programming. Work is performed in accordance with accepted practices and procedures in the field of library sciences related to reference and resource material with considerable latitude for the exercise of independent professional judgment under the general direction of the Manager who reviews work through observation, reports, and conferences.Abil ...

Librarian-generalist, with a teen services focus

Springfield City Library

Springfield, MA

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 apart-time Reference Librarian. Please applyby Thursday, August 8, 2021, 11:59 pm Eastern.TheReference Librarianposition is based at our East Forest Park Branch Library and has the following responsibilities: Responsible for providing reference and resource information and material and programs to the general public for the City of Springfield's Library Department. Responsible for assisting patrons to find and use library materials and technology; reader's advisory; and creating and delivering programs for people of all ages, but with an emphasis on teens. Work is performed in accordance with accepted practic ...

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

Town of Needham, MA

Needham, Massachusetts

Director of Public Library, Needham Free Public Library (Needham)The Town of Needham, Massachusetts is seeking an energetic and collaborative Library Director to provide vision and leadership for the Library as a vital center of learning, culture and inclusion. The successful candidate will continue the Library’s commitment to community enrichment and have the leadership skills to transform strategic initiatives into reality. Working closely with Town Administration and Board of Library Trustees, the Director oversees and monitors all library operations, including budgeting, strategic planning, service delivery, personnel management and facilities. The Director should be an ambassador for the library, highlighting its successes and communicating its needs. The Needham Free Public Library ...

Branch Library Supervisor

Springfield City Library

public library system

TheBranch Supervisor position is based at our Mason Square 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 comp ...

Reference Librarian (generalist)

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, driven, community-engaged candidates forLibrarian (full-time).Get excited about the possibilities of working in the city of Springfield bywatching the videos linked below, thenapplyby Tuesday, July 6, 2021. 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!We have an entry-levelLibrarianposition at ourSixteen Acres Branch Library, due to a promotion.The person hired for this position will create programs for people of all ages, answer reference questions, provide reader’s advisory ...

Young Adult Librarian

Town of Westford/J. V. Fletcher Library

Municipality/Town

YOUNG ADULT LIBRARIAN – Innovative, youth-oriented professional for busy progressive public library in a supportive community. Qualifications – ALA-accredited MLS degree; minimum 3 – 5 years of library experience with juveniles. Engaged and enthusiastic customer service manner with infants through teens; proficiency in ILS, social media, juvenile programming – actual and virtual, collection development, public relations, planning, and Youth Services team responsibility. ...

Librarian-generalist, with a youth services focus

Springfield City Library

Springfield, MA

The Springfield (MA) City Library seeks applications to work at our forward-looking, award-winning public library. We are recruiting candidates for apart-time Reference Librarian. We are recruiting talented, driven, community-engaged candidates. Get excited about the possibilities of working in the city of Springfield bywatchingthesevideos, thenapplyby Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Take a virtual tour of our library system here!TheReference Librarianposition is based at our Sixteen Acres Branch Library and has the following responsibilities: Responsible for providing reference and resource information and material and programs to the general public for the City of Springfield's Library Department. Responsible for assisting patrons to find and use library materials and technology; reader's advisor ...

Young Adult Librarian

Town of Westford/J. V. Fletcher Library

Municipality/Town

YOUNG ADULT LIBRARIAN – Innovative, youth-oriented professional for busy progressive public library in a supportive community. Qualifications – ALA-accredited MLS degree; minimum 3 – 5 years of library experience with juveniles. Engaged and enthusiastic customer service manner with infants through teens; proficiency in ILS, social media, juvenile programming – actual and virtual, collection development, public relations, planning, and Youth Services team responsibility. ...

Outreach Librarian

Turner Free Library

Randolph, MA

The Turner Free Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service oriented Outreach Librarian who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with a strong team. The Outreach Librarian will provide information about library services, training, initiatives, and programs to populations in the Randolph community that may not be reached by traditional marketing channels or library services. The Outreach Librarian must hold or be working towards an MLS from an ALA accredited program. This is a 35-hour work week, non-union position; some nights and weekends are required.Essential Job Functions:Provides exemplary customer service; routinely addressing complaints and effectively resolving complications.Provides staff supervision in the evenings, on weekends, and may be required to work at the ...
General Statement of Duties: The Technical Services Cataloging and Acquisitions Specialist is responsible for the cataloguing of all materials that are added to the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio (AVGC) library collections. Types of materials that are catalogued include books, electronic resources, sound recordings and visual materials, among others. Tasks include, but are not limited to, original and copy cataloguing, batch loading of vendor-supplied records, conversion and/or reclamation projects and authority control. The Technical Services Cataloging and Acquisitions Specialist is responsible for maintaining the accuracy and completeness of bibliographic data contained in the ILS on an ongoing basis. This position orders library materials and coordinates and/or conducts physical processing o ...

Library Associate

S. White Dickinson Memorial Library/ Whately Public Library

Whately MA

Provides customer service and general assistance to support the daily operation of the library. Work includes checking library materials into and out from the library, processing interlibrary loans, searching for library materials for patrons, shelving and processing of new library materials.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCharges, renews and discharges circulating library materials using Evergreen Circulation system; patron registration; processes overdue charges and fines; collects money for library fines and fees and; interprets and enforces library policies and procedures to the public. Opening and closing of library procedures.Answers telephone calls and email messages and provides information or otherwise assists patrons. Answer’s routine reference questions; performs readers ...

Director

Town of Ashburnham

Ashburnham, MA

The Board of Trustees of Ashburnham, MA’s Stevens Memorial Library seeks a visionary leader with strong strategic planning and financial management skills and a record of enhancing public library services. The new director will be able to articulate, support and promote the Library’s mission and collaborate with the Trustees, staff, volunteers and the community it serves. ...

Director

Town of Ashburnham

Ashburnham, MA

The Board of Trustees of Ashburnham, MA’s Stevens Memorial Library seeks a visionary leader with strong strategic planning and financial management skills and a record of enhancing public library services. The new director will be able to articulate, support and promote the Library’s mission and collaborate with the Trustees, staff, volunteers and the community it serves. ...

Assistant Director of Library Services

Weymouth Public Libraries

Weymouth, Massacusetts

DefinitionThe Weymouth Public Libraries is in need of a proven professional and self-starting library leader interested in being a key member of a progressive, dynamic library system. We seek an innovative, collaborative, flexible, and service-oriented professional librarian to help lead the Weymouth Public Libraries. Our culture of “Yes!” has resulted in a large growth in programs and services for grateful and increasingly engaged library patrons and local decision makers. Our new $33-million, 50,000-square-foot main library opened in October 2020.SupervisionWorks under the administrative direction of the Director of Library Services. Generally establishes own work plan and priorities, using and/or modifying established procedures, to complete the work in accordance with established d ...

Manager of Borrowers' Services

Springfield City Library

public library system

The Manager of Borrowers' Services works at our beautiful Carnegie Central Library, managing a team to provide excellent service to residents. The person taking on this leadership role will have the opportunity to bring new ideas and innovations to this very important department. They also work closely with Borrowers' Services staff system-wide and in the automated resource sharing network C/WMARS. The Library uses Evergreen for its ILS. The position is vacant due to a retirement. The annual salary is $62,849.28. Apply: https://bit.ly/BorrServMgrMar21 ...

Instruction and Community Engaged Librarian

Fitchburg State Univeristy

Fitchburg, MA

Join ourteamat Fitchburg State as our new Instruction and Community Engagement Librarian. We are looking for a highly motivated, collaborative, inclusive and enthusiastic librarian who values an innovative student-centered approach to the development of information literacy skills and embraces the University's commitment to community engagement. This position has a unique focus on local community civic engagement. As a member of the instruction team, they will develop, implement, promote, and assess the Library's information literacy instruction programs for undergraduates and graduate students. They provide research services. They are active members of the Library Liaison program. They participate in collection development.To learn more about the position, go tohttps://fitchburg.interview ...

Youth Services Librarian

Mansfield Public Library

255 Hope St., Mansfield, MA

The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for providing excellent library service to children of all ages and their caregivers. This position is responsible for planning and implementing children’s programs, collection development, supporting local school curriculum, providing reference and circulation services to children and caregivers, and assisting patrons with technology.Essential Functions:● Plans, organizes, directs, and implements programs and activities for children at the library.● Provides reference and reader advisory services for children, caregivers, teachers, and community organizations; develops and maintains materials and collection for children.● Provides excellent professional services by assisting patrons with information retrieval, location of materi ...